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California Dreaming: Sukan's adventures in the Golden State

Sukan Suksawang Visiting UCEAP Reciprocity Student: at UCR for Academic Year 2021 - 2022 Home University: Thammasat University in Thailand Major at Home University: Global Studies & Social Entrepreneurship Major at UCR: Sociology Sukan has been working with the Education Abroad office to promote study abroad to UCR students. 1. What has surprised you about...
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Karsten Fields Receives 2022 Global Citizen Award

Karsten Fields Major: Computer Science Member of Highlander Abroad Advisory Committee Studying abroad in Thailand (2022) Recipient of the 2022 Global Citizen Award from Education Abroad Karsten Fields has been an outstanding ambassador for Education Abroad at UCR. As a STEM student, Karsten knew that fitting an education abroad program into his academic plans could...
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Living History: Karen Explore Italian Language, Art, and Culture in Rome

Karen Rojas Major: Psychology Participated in UCEAP Semester in Rome Planning to study abroad again in Summer 2022 - this time on a FLEAP! 1. What surprised you about living and learning in Italy? The education system and expectations are different abroad so there was definitely a learning curve. That being said, it was amazing...
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Politics and Pop Culture: Laura's American Experience

Laura Gimenez Anglada Visiting UCEAP Reciprocity Student at UCR for academic year 2021 - 2022 Major at Home University: Catalan Philology Major at UCR: Spanish Home University: University of Barcelona in Spain Laura has been working with Education Abroad to help promote study abroad to UCR students. Laura grew up on Menorca, one of the...
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Deonte's Semester at Sea

Deonte' Lee Major: Media and Cultural Studies and Studio Art Participated in Semester at Sea (OAP) Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity member and ASPB volunteer The first day on the ship reinforced my belief in myself as a low-income, first-generation college student determined to climb the social ladder and contribute to society. I not only thought...
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Martina's Edinburgh Adventure

Martina Lin Major: Business (Marketing) Global Opportunities Abroad Leader UCEAP in Scotland at the University of Edinburgh I learned how to be more independent and resolve issues on my own. Being in a completely different surrounding with unfamiliar people helps you learn a lot about yourself and teaches you that you can thrive on your...
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Past and Present: Karla's Mediterranean Tour

Karla Bonilla Major: Political Science and History Global Opportunities Abroad Leader FLEAP History program in Greece and OAP in Italy Receiving a scholarship not only made my study abroad experience possible, but also helped me ensure that I could experience all that Greece has to offer (which is a lot!). The scholarship let me worry...

Theory Meets Practice in London: Nick's Statistics Journey

Nick Perez Major: Mathematics FLEAP Math program in London Thanks to the Gilman scholarship, I was lucky enough to be a part of Professor David Weisbart's summer (FLEAP) program, Random Walks. Without the scholarship, I would not have been able to participate in this amazing experience, visiting England, and would not have met awesome people...
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