Study Abroad

So Long, Farewell: A Chat with Recent Graduate Tianxin Chen ’21

From Beijing, China, Tianxin Chen ’21 double majored in College of Letters and Religion. He described “critical analysis”, what he has learned through his undergraduate study at Wes, as a challenge for inclusiveness, emphasizing understanding, emotions, feelings and communication, and embracing differences. He adheres to the beliefs of maintaining creativity, vitality, and imagination in the…

Staying Connected Abroad

Written by Gem McHaffey ’21 In the fall of 2019 I studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh through the IFSA-Butler program, which means I was lucky enough to study abroad right before the pandemic. As a senior, this has also put me in the strange position of having my last “normal” semester of college…

Canboulay: A Legacy

Written by Kennie Etienne ’21, African-American Studies Major and Anthropology Concentration, and she/her/her “Canboulay” is a live reenactment that takes place every year during Trinidad & Tobago’s carnival season. The play is widely popular and is meant to display and pay homage to Trinidadian enslaved people’s struggle for emancipation from England’s plantation system. The play…

I Studied Abroad as a Pre-Med Student and You Should Too

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Written by Rose Griffin ’21 As a pre-med student, you may want to study human anatomy and physiology, gain clinical experience speaking with patients, and learn about different healthcare systems. At the same time, you may be interested in traveling to new places, practicing a new language, and getting out of your Wesleyan comfort zone.…

Study Abroad Peer Advising

Looking to chat with a Wesleyan student who has studied abroad? The Study Abroad Ambassadors are now offering (virtual) peer advising appointments. All six ambassadors are eager to help you navigate the ins and outs of study abroad at Wesleyan. Whether you have questions about choosing a program, pre-departure preparations, navigating life abroad, or returning…

Global Opportunities After College Fair

Are you interested in working, researching, studying, or teaching internationally after you graduate from Wesleyan? Wesleyan University is partnering with six peer institutions to host a Global Opportunities After College Fair on Wednesday, February 24. Events will take place throughout the day and will be hosted virtually on Sched, the same platform used for the…

Study Abroad Program Info Sessions

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting a series of virtual info sessions in the early Spring 2021 semester. Representatives from various study abroad programs will be present to share program info and answer your questions. Please be aware that some programs have eligibility requirements set by Wesleyan and/or the program. You can learn more…

Study Abroad Application Deadlines Extended

The Office of Study Abroad has extended the ViaTRM application deadlines for Fall and Academic Year 2021 programs. Wesleyan administration is currently evaluating whether study abroad will be permitted in Summer and Fall 2021 and an official decision will be made in March. If you are interested in the possibility of studying abroad in Summer,…

Mark your calendars for the International Education Week

Mark your calendars and tell your friends: International Education Week is coming! November 16-20, 2020 http://bit.ly/wesiew2020 Join us before we depart for the semester! From discussions about activism and life during a pandemic to info sessions about international fellowships and study abroad, student organizations and units across campus have come together to organize these events…