Japanese Journeys

April 17, 2024 by | Uncategorized

Studying abroad was a really important goal for me in college, and it was one of the things I was most excited to take part in when I committed to Chapman. I decided to study abroad in Japan because I was ready to challenge myself by traveling as far from home as I could. I


Adventures in New Zealand!

April 12, 2024 by | Uncategorized

The most rewarding experience I’ve had while being abroad in New Zealand was joining the Otago University Snow Sports Club (OUSSC). Joining OUSSC allowed me to meet so many Kiwi students, learn more about New Zealand culture, and engage in an activity that I wish I could do more in the United States. I came


Cannes in Hindsight

April 2, 2024 by Genevieve Zix | Uncategorized

Though I’d been wanting to study abroad since high school, it didn’t mean much to me when, in my first meeting with the Center for Global Education, they described the opportunity as a “once-in-a-lifetime experience”. I’d become jaded to such a phrase, which when used wouldn’t usually hold up to its literal meaning (in my


London. A city of possibility.

March 28, 2024 by | education abroad

A semester abroad in London was one of the best decisions I had ever made within my life. Exposing myself to a way of living that I never knew existed was a double-edged sword, knowing the endless possibilities but already having to say goodbye after only 3 months. Within my experience I had the opportunity


A Real-World Experience in Film Production

June 27, 2023 by Anjali Drapcho | education abroad

Anjali Drapcho ’25 is a Film Production major and spent the spring 2023 semester in Cannes studying French and interning at the 2023 Cannes Film Market. AIFS:  From the end of January to the end of May 2023, I had the pleasure of studying abroad in Cannes, France for my Spring Semester. We arrived in


Untangling the Universe in Italy

February 22, 2023 by Thomas Jordan | education abroad

I’m Thomas Jordan, a sophomore Computer Science student at Chapman University. I’m from Rochester, New York – home of the world-famous Garbage Plate. I’ve always loved math; It’s a form of problem-solving that no other puzzle can offer. I’m also a huge history buff. I love learning about civilizations of antiquity and how technology, science,


A Long Journey to South Korea

January 31, 2023 by Joan Karstrom | education abroad

Joan Karstrom ’23 is a Business Administration and Computer Science double major. She completed an internship and semester abroad in South Korea in 2022. Joan is a recipient of the Freeman-ASIA Scholarship to study abroad. Getting There: It took me over two years to go abroad. Not because I couldn’t decide where to go but


Broadening my Worldly Horizons in London

November 16, 2022 by Rachel Trotter | education abroad

Rachel Trotter ’22 is an Integrated Educational Studies major and Leadership Studies and Psychology minors. Rachel is studying abroad at University of Roehampton in London for the fall 2022 semester and shares her insight on navigating a new culture and academic system. Rachel is also a Gilman Scholarship recipient.  Upon Arrival:  Studying abroad in London


My World Campus Afloat Adventure

October 25, 2022 by Genie Bindi Lee | education abroad

Genie Bindi Lee, a Chapman Alumna, shares her story and photos from her Semester at Sea in 1968. On October 9, 1968, an 18 year old girl from, Monongahela, a small town in Southwestern, Pennsylvania embarked upon a journey that would alter the trajectory of her life when she became a student on Chapman College’s


A Marketing Internship in South Korea

September 21, 2022 by Shirley Sallas | education abroad

Shirley Sallas ’23, B.A. Public Relations & Advertising, shares her story and photos of interning in South Korea in summer 2022: I went to South Korea for a marketing and advertising internship at Seoul Cosmetic Surgery, a medical tourism company. During the three months at “SCS” I was in charge of planning and executing video

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