How to View Your Abroad Experience Now as a Leader

Lily Fasano, ’20 // Marketing Don’t be that annoying study abroad person who can’t stop talking about all those amazing experiences you’ve encountered. Instead reflect upon the skills you have gained, and know that it is okay to have mixed emotions when returning home. Reflect upon your abroad experience, and take charge of your emotions. […]

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5 Tips on How to Optimize LinkedIn while Highlighting Your Abroad Experience

Lily Fasano, ’20 // Marketing A key point to consider when applying your abroad experience to a work setting is mentioning how adaptable and flexible you were when living in another country. Follow Lessons From Abroad on LinkedIn for more tips. Connect with Jessica Harrington or Mandy Reinig who hosted the conference, on how easy […]

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The 3 Most Popular Abroad Exchange Programs Advice by Alumni

Lily Fasano, ’20 // Marketing “The world is your oyster!” Going abroad is a once in a lifetime experience so take advantage while you have the chance! For Exchange Programs abroad check out these tips, and advice to help navigate through Champlain College’s exchange opportunities which include: Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Amsterdam University of Applied […]

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Educate Yourself: Global Black Voices

In addition to the excellent lists compiled by others at Champlain College, see “Educate Yourself” in The View  Champlain Library’s AntiRacism Resources  OIE would like to encourage you to read, watch, and listen to some international black authors, stories, and artists.  We have compiled the following lists to help you. What To Read Americanah by […]

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Abertay University & Champlain College: Academic Differences

by Maya Armas, ’20 // Game Design Hello everyone, it’s Maya again! I’ve been in Scotland for a little over a month now and getting used to school has been very odd. First, the buildings are quite confusing as one will be nearly a century old and the next will be much more modern and […]

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A Reflection on My Year Studying Abroad

Lauren Girard, ’21 // International Business May 15, 2020 Nĭ hăo, kia ora, and hello are just three greetings I’ve used this year during my time studying abroad. I began my journey in the summer of 2019 interning in Shanghai, China. Then, I spent the fall semester in Dublin, Ireland, and now I’m studying at […]

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New Zealand’s Response to COVID-19

Lauren Girard, ’21 // International Business May 15, 2020 Studying abroad in New Zealand this semester was one of the best decisions I could have made for myself. Their response to COVID-19 has made me feel incredibly safe and secure. Prime Minister Jacinda Arden’s leadership and Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield worked together to keep […]

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How to Choose a Study Abroad Program

Lauren Girard, ’20 // International Business April 30, 2020 Choosing a study abroad destination can be difficult- there are so many factors to consider! Programs differ in their curriculum, location, price, culture, size, and more. Champlain offers a variety of programs so you really can study anywhere in the world. Lengths of programs vary. Students […]

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Letter from the Sr. Director of International Education

Hello Colleagues, These are unprecedented and challenging times for so many, and those of us working in international education have certainly had a wild ride.  The last few months have proven that the Champlain College approach to international programs provides a strong safety net and an ability to respond to any situation that comes our […]

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Living in New Zealand During COVID-19

Lauren Girard, ’20 // International Business April 17, 2020 The Decision to Stay in New Zealand The decision to continue my study abroad experience during this global pandemic was not an easy one. Both Champlain and my family strongly recommended I come home once New Zealand reached a Level 4 alert. New Zealand entered Level […]

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