Traveling During Spring Break

This semester, Champlain Abroad had four classes on faculty-led trips during spring break. Depending on the course, students visited the UK, India, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, or Italy. Each group spent the week abroad, visiting locations that were relevant to the course, such as religious sites in India, the Warner Brothers Studios in the UK, among several others. Each of the four courses studied different topics, concepts, and ideas. To learn more about two of the courses, I spoke to some of the students who attended these trips and asked them questions about their experiences and feelings about their time abroad. Continue reading

Getting Involved!

So I am marking my 8th week in Dundee, Scotland and I like to think I finally made a home here. One important method in doing this was getting to know the community, especially at school. Since I applied late, I wasn’t able to get a working visa so I don’t think I can volunteer much […]

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Introduction to Study Abroad and Life at Abertay University

  Hey everyone! I’m Maya Armas, a third-year Game Design Major at Champlain. I somehow found myself swept away to the mysterious land of Scotland to study at Abertay University for a semester. I would like to put some stuff in context, for most of my life I’ve only ever had a handful of close […]

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Expectations for Study Abroad

BY CAITLIN BLANCHETTE, LAW ’20, CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE When I first realized I wanted to study abroad, my mind was racing with all of the possibilities. I started researching where I wanted to go and what programs offered applicable courses for my major. I turned to the Study Abroad office in the Office of International Education for […]

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Giapo Kitchen Tour

Pretty much everyone loves eating ice cream, but not everyone knows where to grab the best kind. Some prefer brand names like Haagen-Dazs or Breyer’s while others prefer the little shop around the corner from their house. Well, in Auckland, the best ice cream I’ve ever had came from a well-known shop called Giapo. On […]

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