Study Away: A Year in Northern Ireland and Switzerland

BY EMILY WILLAUER For the UAS Whalesong Photos courtesy of the same There are many reasons why people decide to embark on European Study Abroad. Maybe it’s because we’ve lusted over a specific country, been Tumblr-ing Europe for far too long, or have otherwise been daydreamed about different opportunities. I had 3 criteria for attending…

Study Abroad: Estonia

With a population of about a million, Estonia is by no means large, but then neither is Alaska (population-wise). I left my home with a one-way ticket to Eastern Europe, and a 42-pound suitcase and a 10-pound carry-on. This was right when the world was looking at Russia and wondering which country would be invaded next. Yes, I moved to a former USSR country, setting my parents’ hair on end in the process.