Making friends with locals can make your study abroad experience even more enriching. UCEAP alumna, Liz Lemerand, shares her recent experiences making friends in France and England as well as tips on how you can make meaningful connections with the locals in your host country.
Make sure to buy plenty of sunscreen as you take in all the Aussie football, meat pies, and street art you can handle in Melbourne, Australia. Waresa Hu (UCI) shares her insider knowledge on how to make the most of studying abroad in the land down under.
Strange food, cold weather, new roommates, planes, trains, buses and metro rides. If you don’t get sick while abroad, you are a marvel of science. While a trip to a medical clinic is not at the top of your travel plans, you might as well prepare for the inevitability.