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)

Edwin W., London – London School of Economics Summer 1+2 (Economics)

ACADEMICS    1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took two economics courses and the style was much different than at UCSB, much more writing heavy. EC204: Financial Markets and the Global Economy: the History of Bubbles, Crashes and Inflations EC260: The Political Economy of … More Edwin W., London – London School of Economics Summer 1+2 (Economics)

Kit C., UK- English Universities King’s College London (Econ & Accounting/ English)

I was going to say “Hakuna Matata™” but apparently this phrase is trademarked. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took two economic elective classes and two English classes for my English minor. These classes were laid-back until the final came up. As these classes … More Kit C., UK- English Universities King’s College London (Econ & Accounting/ English)

Jessica L, UK-England English Universities King’s College London (History)

What Even Happened In London? ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? The classes I took were all for my major, history. They were less class based and more based on your own research. Classes were held once a week by a lecturer and once a … More Jessica L, UK-England English Universities King’s College London (History)

Emily S., UK-England – English Universities UCL (Global Studies & History)

Through the interaction with cultures outside of my own, studying abroad provided me with a better understanding of my culture as well as of myself, giving me the self-confidence to discover the person I want to become and the impact I want to make on the world in which I live. ACADEMICS What types of … More Emily S., UK-England – English Universities UCL (Global Studies & History)

Paula C.P., England – Sotheby’s Institute of Art (History of Art and Architecture)

  ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? While I was studying at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, I took four classes that counted towards my major. It was a semester program and I had one art business course the first two days of the week and … More Paula C.P., England – Sotheby’s Institute of Art (History of Art and Architecture)

Annabel B, UK English Universities- King’s College London (Communication)

My semester in London gave me an unforgettable experience, a new found craving for travel, and the best friends I could ever ask for.  ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? The classes I took abroad were major classes: three being for Communication and one for … More Annabel B, UK English Universities- King’s College London (Communication)