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Guide to Exploring Study Abroad & Global Programs

  • Women Students in Italy

    Recently, Italy ranked 82 on the global index of equitable opportunity for women according to the 2017 Global Gender Gap Report representing a significant lag behind other Westernized countries. As a…

  • Religious & Spiritual Students in Italy

    The traditional and religious majority in Italy ascribe to Catholicism - both the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church are located in Italy. Islam is the second most practiced religion, however it i…

  • LGBTQ Students in Italy

    While there is widespread tolerance of homosexuality in Italy, the prominence of Catholicism in Italy has meant that homosexuality is treated as civil, but not criminal, deviance.

  • Students with Disabilities in Italy

    Italy is a modern country that has significant infrastructure in place for students with physical disabilities. Even at historic attractions, student will find ramps and entrances specifically for us…

  • 4 Steps to Land an Internship Abroad

    If you’re considering or have decided to do an internship abroad, we’ve compiled a few steps to ensure you are prepared for the process and secure the right one for you!

  • Standing Out as a Dental Student

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • 3 Benefits of Study Abroad

    Besides being fun and exciting, study abroad is a unique life changing experience that will help you grow. Below are just a few of the various ways going abroad benefits you academically, professiona…

  • 6 Tips for Managing Dietary Restrictions While Abroad

    For anyone travelling to a different country, a unique set of challenges will surely arise. New surroundings, new customs, new people — you’ll be pushed to reach outside of your comfort zone in tryin…

  • A Girl Consumed by Wanderlust

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Going Abroad After Gaining Independence in College

    I decided to study abroad because I wanted to do something by myself. Before coming to college I had never spent a night away from my family, but during my freshman year I found a sense of independen…

  • Leveraging Your International Studies Major in the Global Sphere

    We live in an ever shrinking world where cross-border and even internal interactions of countries have always been complicated and often frustrating. As we become more interconnected through our jobs…

  • Leveraging Immersive Study in China to Meet Career Goals

    While I have always had the chance to peer at China from the periphery, moving to China provided me a unique opportunity to turn my perspective on its face and look from the inside at my surroundings…

  • Learning a Language and to Plan Less with Noah Hoech

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Learning Mandarin and Absorbing Chinese Culture Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • LGBTQ+ Students Abroad

    If you are an LGBTQ+ student, it is important to understand that being out while you are abroad can affect your experiences. Some countries and cultures are open and accepting of LGBTQ+ people, and s…

  • LGBTQ Students in Spain

    Although Spain has a very religious and Roman Catholic history, it is considered one of the most LGBTQ-friendly countries in the world. Same-sex couples have had the right to marry and adopt for over…

  • LGBTQ Students in China

    In general, while China may not explicitly oppose LGBTQ identities, the country socially holds prejudice and stigma toward these groups. These beliefs lie largely among the older generation and conse…

  • Japan & Fashion

    In March 2015, I developed a love for Japanese culture. I began to study the language religiously, and made many friends with Japanese people online and with the Japanese community in New York City. …

  • It's Not Too Late! How to Go Abroad as a Graduating Senior

    While it is true that the earlier you consider studying abroad, the more options you have, a global experience can still be a possibility for a graduating seniors. It is important to determine where …

  • International Studies/Affairs

    We live in an ever shrinking world where cross-border and even internal interactions of countries have always been complicated and often frustrating. As we become more interconnected through our jobs…

  • International Business Major Goes Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Inspiration, Advice and Takeaways for Studying Abroad in China

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • Improving Spanish while Abroad

    Our Diversity Abroad alumni have been able to prepare, engage, and reflect on their international experiences. Upon their return we asked them questions for them to share how they did all of the abov…

  • How to Use a TEFL & TESOL Certification

    Some English teaching schools do not require a college degree as long as you are a native speaker. At times, full time teaching positions require a bachelors' degree, though not necessarily in educat…

  • How to Make Study Abroad Possible for Majors with Strict Schedules

    Study abroad can be difficult for majors that do not have obvious international components, however there are a number of ways to incorporate study abroad into even the most challenging major.