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Study Abroad


NEW Taiwan Travel Course

January 27, 2016 by |

Learning a new language can benefit a person in so many ways, from improving memory and building multitasking skills, to providing a competitive edge and an understanding of the world in a different way. There is no better way to learn a new language than by being completely immersed and conversing daily with native speakers,

Global Education Rankings Increase

December 7, 2015 by |

The Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange , released November 16 by the Institute of International Education (IIE), highlights that five percent more American students – a total of 304,467 – studied abroad for academic credit from their U.S. colleges and universities in 2013/14 as compared with the prior year. While study abroad by

Through My Eyes: A Foreign Lens

October 26, 2015 by |

  The Center for Global Education is launching International Education Week from November 2-7, 2015. The week will consist of an international food fair, art displays, international dialogues, and much more to show the importance and relevance of international and cross-cultural events on campus. A highlight of the week is the event “Through My Eyes:

Interterm Travel Course to Vietnam

October 12, 2015 by |

Calling all Foodies! Travel Course FNS 510 Food Industry Tour will be departing soon! Visit the vibrant country of Vietnam while getting the opportunity to study the way food production works in an emerging country. Visit farms, manufacturing facilities, food markets, and a floating market, all the while gaining a deeper understanding of the food

International Education Week 2015

October 8, 2015 by |

In a world that continues to grow and establish interconnectedness within various cultures and across multiple countries the idea of International Education has proved itself a pertinent matter to be informed in. Whether one has studied abroad, become proactively involved in international initiatives or simply taken a history course it is evident that the world

Fall 2015 Study Abroad Fair

September 18, 2015 by |

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett You’re

Welcome to Beijing!

July 8, 2015 by |

Time to be a tourist! We visited many fun famous tourist locations on our first day in Beijing for the BUS 494 Travel Course. Our experiences through the city helped expose us to the culture of the city and country which then influenced our thoughts on the business culture abroad. Our first stop: the Temple of

Studying Abroad: An Opportunity for Growth

April 27, 2015 by |

Being able to pinpoint how a study abroad experience impacted and enriched your life is important. Students who study abroad walk away from their international educational experiences having gained something different and unique – whether it’s a new outlook or opinion of the world or a powerful life lesson in independence or self-confidence. In this

The Benefits of a Semester in Cape Town

March 31, 2015 by |

In the Fall of 2014, I decided to expand my academic career at Chapman University and spend a semester studying in Cape Town, South Africa at the University of Cape Town (UCT). My stint abroad proved to be largely rewarding and beneficial. Here’s why. 1. A new kind of educational experience.

Summer Travel Courses are Here!

February 25, 2015 by |

Chapman University embraces the philosophy that learning can take place beyond the classroom. From Spain to Italy, Israel to China, students of all majors can expand their cultural awareness and study a subject in further depth through a travel course. These courses are available to the entire Chapman community! Participants can think critically, ask questions,

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