Student Blogs: Mid Program: Tara Quattrone

http://taraspostcards.blogspot.ca/   A Day in the Life Every morning for the last month and a half I have woken up in my mosquito net bunk bed to the sounds of birds as the African sun rise makes the sky around… Continue Reading →

Student Blogs: Arrival: Allison Ogle

http://boldnewadventures.weebly.com/   It’s a New Week! 3/7/2017 Things here at my school are going really well! I’ve co-taught one English lesson so far and I have taught a lesson about my hometown(s). Because I am in a public Korean elementary… Continue Reading →

Student Blog: Arrival: Allison Ogle

http://boldnewadventures.weebly.com/   Personal Space 3/11/2017 So, I’m learning a bit about personal space in Korean public spaces. I had read online before I came to Korea that because Korea is such a small country and there are so many people,… Continue Reading →

Student Blogs: Arrival: Allison Ogle

http://boldnewadventures.weebly.com/   It’s Been Two Weeks! 3/12/2017 It has been two weeks since I arrived in Seoul. Now that I’m here, I’m really enjoying a lot of things about Seoul! Everything is really close and convenient. I have two convenience… Continue Reading →

2017 Video Contest Winner: Jacqui Silva, Mexico 2016

Jacqui Silva – WWU EdAbroad Video Contest – Winner 2017 This video is a short documentation of our time in the Tropical Marine Biological Research class, which took place in La Paz, Mexico. For one month over the summer, we… Continue Reading →

2017 Video Contest Entry: Jhomarie Sadang, Central & Eastern Europe

https://youtu.be/pgVOBjJDu64 The video contains a few clips of my trip to Central and Eastern Europe with a group of Western Students. We visited Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, and Ljubljana. I also included my weekend trip to Berlin in the video as… Continue Reading →

2017 Video Contest Entry: Madison Moore: Mongolia, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRPwsdsu7FU In the summer of 2016, a group of WWU students and faculty went to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to conduct research on women leaders in the culture. Our days were packed to the brim of different interviews, research, and more, and… Continue Reading →

2017 Video Contest Entry: Megan Duncan, Mongolia, 2016

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2017 Video Contest Entry: Sarah Berglin, Mexico, 2016

https://youtu.be/cEQkFpFwgzQ Although our study abroad trip was only one week, this was an incredible experience. A special thanks to Gigi Beraldi, our professor on this trip, who arranged a beautiful and educational experience for all of us. As my first… Continue Reading →

2017 Video Contest Winner: Shelby Payne: “Together with Others” Kenya, 2016

Check out my Video! “Together, with others”. This was a common phrase among our wise friends in Kochia, Kenya; a rural village in western Kenya that sat alongside Lake Victoria. “Together, With Others” speaks on the idea that we must… Continue Reading →

Student Blog: Arrival: Tara J Quattrone

http://taraspostcards.blogspot.ca/   First Impressions Around two weeks ago is when I was getting on the plane to come to Tanzania Africa. The first night we spent in Arusha, where I met the people I will be living with for the… Continue Reading →

Student Blog: Pre-Departure: Allison Ogle

http://boldnewadventures.weebly.com/   Thoughts Before I Go 1/12/2017 1 Comment             I am so excited to go to Korea and begin my student teaching! I’m really hoping to learn a lot about the Korean language and… Continue Reading →

Student Blog: Arrival: Maytal Abramson

http://maytalabramson.wixsite.com/blog/single-post/2017/02/05/Alas-My-program-has-begun   And so it begins… February 5, 2017 Alas! My study abroad program has officially begun and I am lovin’ it. For the first time in a while, I feel like I’m in the right place in my life. I… Continue Reading →

Student Blogs: Arrival: Alexandra Rose

Sawat de ka!   Greetings from Thailand! After falling ill last week, I have a little catching up to do with my blog. Because my study abroad is a more non-traditional internship abroad, there’s no university life to talk about…. Continue Reading →

Student Blog: Pre-Departure: Tara Quattrone

http://taraspostcards.blogspot.ca/ Pre-Departure In two days I leave for Tanzania, Africa where I will be studying abroad for the next four months. One of my biggest draws to participate in this study abroad is my desire to travel. I want to… Continue Reading →

Student Blog: Arrival: “London, She has Arrived!”: Mikayla Lawrence

http://mikaylatakeslondon.weebly.com/      Day 13. Loving London. Loving life. After some of the hardest days of my entire life, I’m finally settling into my new home. But, of course, everything that could have gone wrong on my first day did,… Continue Reading →

Student Videos: Europe: “Hopping Around the World” by Julianna Jackson

Student Blogs: Pre-Departure: Mikayla Lawrence

http://mikaylatakeslondon.weebly.com   PREPARING FOR TAKE-OFF 1/4/2017 We are officially a day away from departure, two days away from arrival, and eight days away from the first day of class. After years of pondering but only a rushed couple months of… Continue Reading →

Student Blogs: Returnees: Lessons From Abroad: Jessie Raetz

If you’ve studied abroad, perhaps this evolution of thought sounds familiar. You arrive to your new foreign home…. Phase 1- “I’m in LOVE! I’m in LOVE and I don’t care who knows it!” -Elf Awe, the study abroad honeymoon phase…. Continue Reading →

Student Blogs: Thailand Internship: Pre-Departure: “So Much to Do, So Little Time:” Alexandra Rose

apestrainingalex.wordpress.com So much to do, so little time. Posted on December 29, 2016 by Alexandra Rose I landed in Seattle only a month ago, and today I started packing to leave again on Friday. It has been a whirlwind of just… Continue Reading →

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