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- CISabroad (Center for International Studies): London - The London Semester
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): London - The London Semester
On The London Semester, you will study at highly ranked University of Roehampton. Roehampton is unique among London universities in having its housing, support services, classrooms, shops, and Student Union all within a 15-minute walk of each othe... read more
I gained independence and I am more confident. I am able to see the world in different ways after seeing how others live their lives. I appreciate other cultures more and every moment was worthwhile. I learned more about who I am and who I want to be one day. A student - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I gained such an appreciation for the country and the people who live there. I gained life-long friends who I still talk to everyday. It was absolutely worthwhile and I’d recommend it to anyone Natalie - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned how to be independent at all times and manage tough situations by myself. I also became more confident meeting new people and trying new things like food or different classes. Kaitlin C - Ohio University View Entire Review
It has most certainly impacted my cultural awareness of other people, and how different and yet similar they are to people here in the USA. That kind of understanding (which I know I could glean more of,) can't be obtained in a classroom or through a film of someone else's adventures. The best way to learn is to experience somet... Sarah T - Salem State College View Entire Review
It is very hard to explain to people how incredible my experience was. You really just have to experience it. The best thing is to go with a completely open mind and integrate into their culture and stay open to new experiences. Because of my time there, I am going to try to do my graduate work back in England. Karrie W - Colby-Sawyer College View Entire Review
Studying abroad did allow me to meet new people and see some wonderful new places, but considering I am both an introvert and a homebody, I was left wishing that I was neither and had taken advantage of the close proximity to London that I had while I was abroad. I did not exactly enjoy the party atmosphere, considering I'm a st... Marissa A - University of Maine - Farmington View Entire Review
I gained a lot from experiecne and I would recommend this program to any individual that would like to study abroad. I find that it changes a person's perspective on how the other half lives. I enjoyed my stay at Roehampton and learned a lot about not only the country of England, but also of Scotland and Paris. I was intrigued t... hflynn - Salem State University View Entire Review
It was 100% worthwhile. I gained a confidents I had never had before going abroad. I was constantly pushed out of my comfort zone in the best way possible. I learned how to help myself. Kerry Wetter - Hofstra University View Entire Review
How to manage time and money, Yes it was worth it. Austin Hackerman - Berea College View Entire Review
Studying abroad really did open my eyes to the opportunities available through international education. I learned a lot about a completely different (yet comfortably similar) culture, whether it was negotiating an Asda shopping trip or understanding the legal differences between the UK and US. I gained a new perspective on the... Christian B - University of South Carolina - Columbia View Entire Review
My study abroad experience was definitely worthwhile, and I grew so much as a person. Academically, I would not say it was worthwhile, as the majority of my classes will not transfer. I would definitely do it again in a second, and I plan to go back to London after I graduate this May! Statia G - Virginia Commonwealth University View Entire Review
It helped me gain independence and learn from life experiences Zoë D - College of Marin View Entire Review
I learned things I never would have realized back at home. Getting out of your comfort zone and diving headfirst into a place where cultural rapids collide cannot be described simply in a sentence, or even a novel. It is an experience, first and foremost. One learns about themselves while also learning about others simultaneousl... Sarah T - Salem State College View Entire Review
On The London Semester, you will study at highly ranked University of Roehampton. Roehampton is unique among London universities in having its housing, support services, classrooms, shops, and Student Union all within a 15-minute walk of each other. The picturesque campus is the ideal environment for study, and on its doorstep is one of the world's most exciting cities. Roehampton professors are highly regarded throughout England and the world, and include famed novelists, criminologists, business moguls, and psychologists. Cutting-edge research is the stuff of everyday life here. Each residence hall is its own social and cultural hub, with entertaining events where you can get to know your British and international hallmates and make lifelong friends. Roehampton is close enough to London city center so you can see such sites Big Ben and the London Eye, and also gives you the opportunity to travel to other sites like Windsor Castle and Stonehenge. In addition to seeing the sites on your travels, you have the chance to meet people from across the world, making your study abroad experience one of a kind!
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Biology and Biomedical Sciences
- Creative Writing
- Health Professions
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CISabroad / Center for International Studies Scholarships
This award is intended for students within the LGBTQIA+ community, as part of CIS Abroad’s commitment to Generation Study Abroad. Studying abroad as an LGBTQIA+ or gender nonconforming student brings an additional set of challenges and options to consider. There are some questions you may want to ask yourself, and research to be done, before choosing a study abroad program – but our LGBTQIA+ students have amazing experiences abroad and often find local LGBTQIA+ communities to be a part of. Recipients will select from a variety of mediums to share their story while abroad, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.
Up to $500
This award is intended to benefit students of color, who are traditionally underrepresented within education abroad. We aim to widen the diversity of our community of interns and students abroad and foster equity in access to these experiences. If you identify as biracial, multiracial, Black, African & African American, Caribbean American, Latinx / Chican@ / Hispanic, Asian & Asian American, Native, Pacific Islander, or another minoritized racial/ethnic identity not listed, we invite you to apply. In your application essay, tell us about how your identity will impact your experience abroad. Recipients will select from a variety of mediums to share their story while abroad, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.
Up to $500
This award is intended for students in a Greek Life organization who need help covering the cost of membership dues while abroad. In keeping with the philanthropic values of Greek Life organizations, recipients should plan to participate in at least one self-directed volunteer opportunity while abroad and produce content (ex. a blog post or video) related to that experience, in addition to other selections.
Up to $500
We understand first-generation students face additional barriers to studying and interning abroad. In fact, many staff members at CIS Abroad are also first-generation college students. This scholarship is intended to help fund the visa process, flights, and international housing for students who are among the first from their family to go to college. Recipients will share their story of learning and exploration while abroad with a photo gallery and their choice of travel vlog, blogging, or an Instagram takeover.
Up to $500
This award is intended for students who demonstrate excellence in their academic major. While abroad, recipients will use a variety of channels (video, blogging, photos) to share how studying/interning abroad is enriching their academic or professional career, in addition to submitting a photo testimonial.
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