We searched the world for surf-worthy beaches within walking distance or a short public transportation ride from universities where you can study abroad with UCEAP. Some of these universities have surf clubs too, so you have access to a built-in set of buddies with native knowledge of the best beaches. Surf’s up!
Booking airfare for study abroad is the last step in a long journey of paperwork, meetings, emails and nail-biting wait times to get your acceptance. It’s a happy step, but it can also be riddled with anxiety if a simple detail is not worked out: your return date.
The golden time between June and September is ideal for study abroad and, of course, music festivals! Music is both unique to cultures and a universal commonality; it offers a fun way to immerse in any country you visit. If you’re planning on attending a UCEAP summer program this year, grab your hat and sunscreen and stop by your nearest music festival. We’ve picked out some of the best festivals near UCEAP locations abroad to help you plan for it.
Study abroad can be expensive, but did you know that UCEAP has 40 programs abroad that cost less than equivalent terms at the University of California? The cost of living in the destination you choose can mean thousands of dollars in savings. Here are 10 destinations your bank account would like you to consider.
My time in Brazil was eye-opening. I immersed myself in a beautiful culture that was so different than anything I had previously experienced, and I gained more from it than I would have ever imagined.
I would describe my time abroad as a daydream; eight months later, I still can’t believe I was in Europe for two whole months with the chance to travel around England and Europe.