Category: Abroad

Argentina Mini Term Abroad

“As I finish up my last year here at Union College, I tell everyone to take advantage of the countless study abroad opportunities that the college has to offer. If I can do it, anyone can.” – Kelsey Savoy ’17

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New Zealand Mini-Term

One of the reasons I chose to attend Union was the emphasis on study abroad opportunities. So for me to be able to graduate with a degree in electrical engineering after 4 years and say that I have studied abroad is a true blessing. -Jackson Doughty ’17

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TBT: Study Abroad in Seville, Spain

As I promised in my post “Sharing ‘From Away,'” here is my lengthy and nostalgic post about my study abroad experience in Seville, Spain last fall.  Let me start by saying that the study abroad program to Seville was not my first choice.  By “first choice,” I mean that students are allowed to apply to and rank up to two study abroad programs during the fall term (since the trimester system makes fall the most popular study abroad term).  While applying I ranked York, England as my first choice program, being an English major and having a long-lived obsession with all things...

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Sharing “From Away”

One of the only things more fun than being abroad is reminiscing about being abroad.  Unfortunately, friends get bored after too many stories told too many months later, and while I know my parents will always smile and listen, there are some things they just don’t need to hear. “From Away” Event in Golub House Thankfully, one of the only things that Union loves more than encouraging its students to go abroad is sharing their experiences.  After I came, I volunteered for the International Programs Office to share stories from my time in Seville, Spain if they needed me.   So,...

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On the Banks of the River Thames

Now for the 3rd entry from my mini-term abroad in London! Once you get the hang of using the underground and walking around the city, London begins to feel much smaller and incredibly accessible. Throughout the mini-term, the River Thames became a point of reference that helped tie our various day trips together…

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London Mini-Term: Spontaneous Tourism

This past December, I had the adventure of my undergraduate career and went on a mini-term abroad to London to study theater and dance. I’ve been a lover of theater and a dancer for fourteen years, and even though I am not majoring or minoring in either, I was able to check a number of items off my bucket list and experience theater and another country like never before…

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Satisfying Our Hunger In Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary was one of my favorite places to visit on my study abroad! The food was absolutely incredible and I enjoyed visiting the thermal baths, the Alexander Book Cafe, and visiting a church that was built into a hill! Read about my experiences here! 🙂

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