Aggies Abroad

Aggies Abroad is a student-driven storytelling effort of the Global Learning Blog where students can share their global experiences with fellow Aggies considering a study abroad program.


 

Aggies Abroad: Brighton’s Shopping Hot Spot

Emily Cowan, a UCEAP United Kingdom Alum. "Charming and unique, North Laine is an area in Brighton teaming with quaint shops that perfectly coincide with the retro, beachy vibe of the city. Pink, blue, and yellow pennants are strung from the buildings, creating a cheerful, inviting atmosphere. North Laine has it all..."

Aggies Abroad: Memoirs from Nepal

Miuccia Halim, UC Davis Seminars Abroad "Nepal—Community, Technology, and Sustainability" Alum. “Where you sit depends on where you stand.” As our team huddled together in the dimly lit dining hall of Machhapuchchhre Village Inn in Nepal, we attentively listened to our mentor, Samrat Katwal, emphasize our roles as outsiders of the rural community we were aiming to help..."

Aggies Abroad: Last Stop Before Nepal

I leave for Nepal in 11 hours. And although I should probably be notifying my bank of my traveling plans or spitting out the emails I owe several professors, I want to tell you about this past quarter and what led me to the trip ahead.

Student Spotlight: The White Cane and the Red Dragon

Hannah Chadwich's time in Beijing was a success thanks to Ruby (her roommate). It was also thanks to the impressive efforts of the staff at the UC Davis Student Disabilities Center, and particularly staff member Sarah Cohen who tirelessly translated coursework. Read more about Hannah's journey in China...

Aggies Abroad: The Hostel Culture in Europe

Nikki Zanchetta, UC Davis Quarter Abroad Spain Alum. "In Europe youth hostels are the name of the game. Sure, just like hotels, some are better than others; but even the cheap ones surpassed all my expectations. And as a young traveler myself, I would highly recommend hostels to any young traveler traversing through Europe..."