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Top 5 Things I Learned During My Semester Abroad

May 29, 2024 by | Uncategorized

I studied abroad at the University of Roehampton in London in the fall semester of my junior year. I was there from September through December of 2022. During my semester abroad, I learned so many valuable skills and lessons that continue to benefit me long after the end of my semester in London. These are

Traveling Through Argentina

May 24, 2024 by | education abroad

SPAN 399A: Buenos Aires Interterm Travel Course  Hey! My name is Emerson Ellis and I am a sophomore Applied Human Physiology Major, and Spanish Minor here at Chapman. I am from Kenmore, Washington and grew up very active and academically driven. I stumbled upon Chapman for softball, but quickly fell in love with what else the

Why I Chose Australia

May 22, 2024 by | Uncategorized

Staring at my computer screen, I debated which of the 8 universities known for the global education program would accept me. As a high school junior, I dreamed about Learning about culture while being immersed in a university program in another country. When I got admitted into Chapman University, I knew that I would get

A Semester at Sea

May 7, 2024 by | Uncategorized

I could go on for hours writing about my time on Semester at Sea, but I’ll try to sum it up. Exactly one year ago, Spring 2023, I went on Semester at Sea. Shout out to the 131! I had an absolutely incredible time, unlike anything else. I got to see three continents, 11 countries

Voyage Through France

May 1, 2024 by | Uncategorized

France is full of beautiful places. As part of our semester in Cannes, my group had the opportunity to see hidden and not so hidden gems. Cannes itself is one of the most beautiful places I’ve been to. It’s directly on the beach but you can see the Alps when you fly into Nice. Our

What to Do With Visitors in London

April 23, 2024 by | Uncategorized

London is an amazing place to study and live, but also an amazing place to visit! While studying abroad, chances are you’ll have some friends and family who’ll want to come see you and the city – and they’ll often rely on you to build an itinerary for the trip. It can feel difficult to

Japanese Journeys A Semester Full of Fun!

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 A Love Letter to Memories with Friends

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

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