Study Abroad: Northern Ireland and Austria

For the UAS Whalesong

Saint Augustine said it well, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” For me, studying abroad was an ideal way to see and learn about the world and expand my views on how we interact with it and the people in it. Because of this, I decided to take advantage of our university’s superb exchange program. In the beginning, I had many concerns about going abroad; my financial status, the application process, the independence required, and cultural barriers were all challenges that I didn’t know I could overcome. Before I left, my ultimate goals were to increase my independence and fulfill my desire of learning through experience. Continue reading “Study Abroad: Northern Ireland and Austria”