Alexis Breanna M., UK-England – King’s College London (History)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I went abroad for my junior year, so I took classes that to satisfy both my History major and Classics minor. All of them carried back to UCSB as upper division courses. In comparison to UCSB classes, there are … More Alexis Breanna M., UK-England – King’s College London (History)

Nicole G., UK- England- English Universities, UCL (Psych and Brain)

Academics What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? At UCL I took two major classes and two GE classes. These courses had less work and less classroom time than courses at UCSB! All of my classes were assessed with at home essays ranging 2000 to 3000 words. … More Nicole G., UK- England- English Universities, UCL (Psych and Brain)

Sami E, UK – England : English Univ. KCL (Sociology, Language, Culture and Society)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took 4 classes while abroad, 2 of which were for my minor, 1 for my major, and another for my enjoyment. I mainly took classes for my minor History because I wanted to see the comparison between … More Sami E, UK – England : English Univ. KCL (Sociology, Language, Culture and Society)

Bella B., UK-England – London’s Calling (English)

ACADEMICS  1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took British Museums, British Cinema, Workforce, and Society & Space. The classes that I took abroad were based in experience and observation as opposed to my UCSB classes which are more reading and writing intensive. Also, I … More Bella B., UK-England – London’s Calling (English)

Rachel S., England- London’s Calling (History)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I mainly took upper division electives abroad. Some of the courses offered included: London Music, London Museums, Britain and the European Union, British Cinema and Theater in London. They were on a similar grading scale, and about the same difficulty … More Rachel S., England- London’s Calling (History)

Sam, M., UK-England – Summer in Oxford

Studying at Oxford was truly an amazing experience of fun classes, interesting history, and exploring England. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took  2 classes over the summer at Oxford: Literatures of Modernism (a study into the Modernist movement in literature) and Identities in Crisis … More Sam, M., UK-England – Summer in Oxford

Hannah L., UK-England, Sussex Summer Physics (Biology)

Studying abroad has helped me learn how to embrace spontaneity and the unknown while introducing me to new cultural experiences. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took the summer physics series abroad, or the UCSB equivalent of Physics 6A, 6B, and 6C with lab. … More Hannah L., UK-England, Sussex Summer Physics (Biology)

Julie H., UK- England – English Universities, Univ. of Manchester (Sociology)

I left a piece of myself in Manchester and will always carry a piece of Manchester with me. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? All of my courses were for my major, Sociology. One of the most appealing features of the University of Manchester (UoM) was its … More Julie H., UK- England – English Universities, Univ. of Manchester (Sociology)

Karl T., U.K.-England – University of Bristol (History)

My Time Spent Living in the U.K. for the Year ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  The classes I took at the University of Bristol were mainly my Upper-Division history courses. These included “The History of Photography”, “Public History”, “Filming the Past”, “Contemporary British Politics … More Karl T., U.K.-England – University of Bristol (History)