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Semester at Sea An Atypical Study Abroad Program with Hidden Benefits

January 13, 2020 by Daniel Garcia | education abroad

Semester at Sea (SAS) is a study abroad program in which students live and take all their classes on a ship while visiting nearly a dozen countries.  No other program integrates circumnavigating the planet into the curriculum.  In fact, Chapman was an original founder and the primary academic sponsor of SAS from 1965-1975.  This January,

Studying Abroad as a Spoonie Experiences in Ireland

January 13, 2020 by Taylor Hein | education abroad

Taylor Hein ’21 is an English Literature, Rhetoric, and Cultural Studies major and studied abroad in Ireland in Spring 2019. In January of 2018, I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease that targets your joints and internal organs. Later that year, I was also diagnosed with fibromyalgia, another autoimmune disease which

From One Semester Abroad to Pursuing My Master’s Degree Internationally!

January 6, 2020 by Katheryn Kerth | education abroad

Katheryn Kerth ’18, Business Administration and Strategic and Corporate Communication double major, studied abroad in Madrid, Spain in Fall 2016. Katheryn shares her journey from study abroad to pursuing a Master’s degree abroad and provides tips for students considering pursuing a graduate degree outside the U.S. I knew studying abroad was something I had to

January and Spring 2020 Gilman Scholarship Recipients

December 13, 2019 by | education abroad

The Center for Global Education and Center for Undergraduate Excellence are pleased to announce that six Chapman students have won the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for January or spring 2020 study abroad, ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 awards. This is the highest number of awards for Chapman University in one application cycle!  A total

International Education Week 2019 Recap An Exhilarating Week of Performances, Panels, and Presentations

December 4, 2019 by | education abroad

International Education Week was an exhilarating week of performances, panels, and presentations amongst other events.  From French cheese tasting to an Arabic film screening, the CGE offered multiple events per day catering to a variety of audiences.  Surely, anyone present during the magic show at the international student mixer would confirm the spectacular nature and

Soochow University CGE's Newest Semester Abroad Program

December 4, 2019 by | education abroad

On Monday, November 18, Global Fest wasn’t the only thing kicking off International Education Week. As many were mesmerized by the harmonic flag procession, the CGE was closing in on opening up a brand new semester abroad program in Taiwan.  Visitors from Soochow University visited campus that Monday and signed an agreement with Chapman officially

Meet the Fall 2019 CGE Student Team

September 30, 2019 by Kayla Brooks | education abroad

The Center for Global Education is comprised of full time staff, Peer Advisors, Graduate Assistants, and Student Assistants. After greeting you at the door, our student team can help you with questions about semester programs, Travel Courses, international internships, scholarships, and much more. To learn a little about them, we would like to introduce our

CGE Photo Contest 2019 Winners!

September 24, 2019 by | education abroad

Students who went abroad in the past academic year submitted photos and won prizes! Check out the most recent winning photos below. You can view all photos by going to the CGE Facebook page and searching in the albums – Photo Contest 2019.  The following students will have their photos on display in the Student

Forever Turned Around My Experiences from Studying in Australia

September 11, 2019 by Chuck Hua | education abroad

“How did I ever get here?” That was the first thought going through my mind. I arrived in Byron Bay, NSW Australia, alone, because I thought that taking the cheaper flight would save me time and money. I was wrong. First lesson learned traveling alone. Now, listen. Everyone will tell you that studying abroad was

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