Nina M., UK-England: King’s College London (English/Religious Studies)

 ACADEMICS  1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  All of the classes I took abroad went toward my two majors, English and Religious Studies. I had less physical class time than I would typically have at UCSB, as each class met for two hours a week … More Nina M., UK-England: King’s College London (English/Religious Studies)

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)

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

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)

Victoria G., Mexico- Leadership in Social Justice and Public Policy (English)

I thought I already knew Mexico, but studying abroad there made me realize there was a different side to explore and learn from and it ended up being the most enriching, exciting, and fulfilling experience I’ve had. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took … More Victoria G., Mexico- Leadership in Social Justice and Public Policy (English)

Kerry H., France – University of Bordeaux (English)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I mainly took classes for my English major. School was much more laid back there in that we didn’t have to worry about assignments and exams all the time. There are about 20 students per class and your final … More Kerry H., France – University of Bordeaux (English)

Laura P., the Netherlands – Utrecht University (English and Film & Media Studies)

Studying abroad in Utrecht, NL was the best decision I’ve ever made! It has helped me grow tremendously in all aspects of my life, all while having fun discovering a new world!  wACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took only electives for my two … More Laura P., the Netherlands – Utrecht University (English and Film & Media Studies)

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)

Sabrina B., South Korea – Yonsei International Summer School (English)

If someone were to ask me what my greatest experience in college was, I would not think twice to respond, “It was my summer in South Korea.” ACADEMICS    1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I was able to take all classes related to my … More Sabrina B., South Korea – Yonsei International Summer School (English)