Undergraduate Student Life Blog


Why is a Study Abroad Experience So Important?

The Sydney Opera  House, up close (Victoria Myers/UConn School of Business)
The Sydney Opera House, up close (Victoria Myers/UConn School of Business)

A few days ago I was asked by the associate director of Global Business Programs (Arminda Kamphausen) why I believe a study abroad experience is so important, and why I was willing to tackle both the logistical and fiscal challenge entailed in study overseas. After thoughtful consideration, I formulated my rationale: Continue Reading


Australia: Home for the Next Five Months!

Coogee Beach
Coogee Beach – where I live! (Victoria Myers/UConn School of Business)

After considering the plentiful study abroad options UConn has to offer, my heart was set on studying abroad at the University of New South Wales in Australia. UNSW offers a large selection of classes to choose from, which allows students to take both important classes for their major/minor or explore a vast array of classes they feel passionate about. Choosing a university that allows you to stay aligned with your plan of study is a key piece of advice for students thinking of studying abroad! Continue Reading