Author Archives: Champlain Abroad

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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Champlain’s 13th Annual International Photo Contest

On Wednesday, April 15th, OIE (the Office of International Education) and the Library held our 13th International Photo Contest Awards Celebration. This is one of our favorite events of the year, not only because we enjoy the artistry and vision of the photographers but also because it is tangible evidence of what we help students […]

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OIE Staff: Foreign Phrases We Love

In order to help you get to know more of the staff who work in OIE (the Office of International Education) here at Champlain College, we thought you might like to know more about where we have been and what we learned there.  So in alphabetical order, here we are. Alexander Gauthier, Student Life Manager, OIE, Montreal […]

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Let Yourself Fall in Love with Getting Lost

There are some skills that exist of which you either definitely possess or you will likely never acquire. One of these skills is the ability to navigate around an unfamiliar area. Either you can look at a map once and be completely comfortable finding your way, or you need a government-level GPS to find the […]

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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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