Rowing crew at Oxford is the best decision I made while being abroad.
I decided that getting the most in-depth experience of Ireland was my goal. I think, for the most part, I accomplished that.
Few situations are perfect, and despite what Instagram may tell you, studying abroad isn’t either.
I have learned that study abroad affects everyone, whether they’re in a rural village, a massive metropolitan center or even at UR.
As we stand looking out into this foreign land, we find that we are not so much learning about the strangeness of our host countries, but about the strangeness of the place we call home.
For the first time in my life, I was forced to speak a language other than English every day.
The pinnacle of my confusion was not returning to UR; it was finding myself frustrated and uninspired by the student body.
As a temporary resident of the U.K., the news of Brexit has become personal to me, as if I’ve been a U.K. resident all my life.
I’m thankful to be living a life-changing experience studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal. But living in a new culture comes with challenges.
If we want to live in a world where people are more tolerant of each other, we need to be willing to exchange aspects of our cultures.
On October 20, an anti-establishment political party founded by a media mogul won the general election in the Czech Republic.
Spain already has a constitution and it is imperative that all regions of the country abide by that constitution and work within the frame of its regulations to solve any regional differences.
Five victims of the attack in Manhattan were from Argentina, a country less familiar with terrorist attacks, making the incident still frighteningly relevant weeks later.
One misconception I had about going abroad is that I would get a break from the constant political chaos in the U.S. Instead, engaging in a referendum has enriched my abroad experience.
International students from around the world weigh in on racism in the U.S., offering unique perspectives on political and social issues in American society.
Hygge (pronounced HU-gah) is a Danish word with no English translation, but it transcends from Denmark to Richmond for a Spider studying abroad.
The Welcome/Welcome Back Spiders Reception was held in the International Center on Tuesday afternoon where students were introduced to a new era for international studies.