Joanna C., Cyprus- Univ. of Nicosia (Biology & Chinese)

  ACADEMICS 1.What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I completed the Summer Physics Program designed for Biology major while I was abroad. The course was designed to be the equivalent of the entire PHYS 6 series. Since the program had to condense a year worth of material … More Joanna C., Cyprus- Univ. of Nicosia (Biology & Chinese)

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)

Alexandra D., UK-England – English Universities (Communication)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  As a 4th year upper division Comm student, I only needed to take upper division Comm classes. However, I had a hard time getting classes because I am a junior transfer. When King’s College London looked at my transcript, … More Alexandra D., UK-England – English Universities (Communication)

Aubrey C., Ireland – Irish Universities, Univ. College Cork (Environmental Studies)

Ireland has been such a life-changing experience filled with the kindest people I’ve ever met, fascinating fairy folklore, and the best beer I’ve ever drank! ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? A lot of the classes I took were required courses for my major which … More Aubrey C., Ireland – Irish Universities, Univ. College Cork (Environmental Studies)

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

Kylie B., UK-Scotland – Scottish Universities, Univ. of Edinburgh (English)

Hi, I’m Kylie and I studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in Spring 2019. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took three first-year classes, all Scotland related. I took ‘Scottish Literature’ for my major, as well as ‘The History of Edinburgh’ … More Kylie B., UK-Scotland – Scottish Universities, Univ. of Edinburgh (English)

Angela S., Netherlands – University College Utrecht (Anthropology)

What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I mostly took classes for my major with one GE class. Class sizes were a lot smaller (max 25 students) so there was more emphasis on discussion. The level of difficulty was about the same as classes at UCSB. There … More Angela S., Netherlands – University College Utrecht (Anthropology)

Sophia R.,Netherlands- University College Utrecht (Sociology)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took 3 intro courses (philosophy, Chinese culture and history, art history) as well as an upper division sociology class (“Organizing Solidarity”). They were fairly comparable to UCSB classes in terms of difficulty, but the biggest difference was the … More Sophia R.,Netherlands- University College Utrecht (Sociology)