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Creative Ways of Fundraising to Study Abroad

June 25, 2020 by | education abroad

Finances are often one of the biggest obstacles students face to study abroad, so we have compiled a list of ways Chapman students have fundraised and saved money for their global education experiences. With the money you fundraise, you could afford to participate and indulge in various opportunities abroad, such as taking a local cooking

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The Internship: A Prague Workplace

June 24, 2020 by Emma Asson | education abroad

Emma Asson ’21, Broadcast Journalism and Documentary major, studied abroad at Anglo-American University in Prague, Czech Republic in spring 2020. When I envisioned my semester abroad, which I had been doing for years, I imagined lots of worse case scenarios for what could happen while away from home. Worries like not meeting friends to travel

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Studying Abroad During COVID-19

April 20, 2020 by | education abroad

Since the implementation of a Global Level 4 Health Advisory –Do Not Travel by the U.S. Department of State due to COVID-19, all spring 2020 study abroad students have been advised to return home and have transitioned to online learning. Nevertheless, Chapman students are resilient. They had to navigate an unprecedented situation while in a

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Following Darwin

February 7, 2020 by Sarah Otto | education abroad

Sarah Otto ’20 connects her passion for marine science to the unique environmental system in the Galapagos. As a biology major emphasizing in evolution and ecology, I always believed the Galápagos Islands to be some mystical land where Charles Darwin developed his theory of evolution. I’ve read countless books and literature on the island’s role

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Witnessing History in Hong Kong

January 27, 2020 by Andrew Schwartz | education abroad

Andrew Schwartz ’20, majoring in Business Administration, studied abroad at the Chinese University Hong Kong in Fall 2019 and develops a unique perspective by witnessing the city’s ongoing protests firsthand, culminating with an early end to his semester abroad. When I had decided to study abroad at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, I never

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Semester at Sea

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,

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Studying Abroad as a Spoonie

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

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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

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Chapman Students Meet the World

December 19, 2019 by Hunter Turney | education abroad

884 students studied abroad in the 2018-2019 academic year and that number grows every year. Chapman students study abroad for a myriad of reasons—cultural immersion, desire to travel, wanting to learn a new language—but students come back to with skills and qualities that will benefit them for the rest of their lives.  Not only do

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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

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