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NEW Jewish Immersion Study Abroad Program in Argentina
CIS Abroad is offering a NEW Jewish Immersion study abroad program in Argentina for Jewish students that want to connect with their community abroad.
A Different View of Higher Education in Australia | Student Blog from Tropical North Queensland
It’s a general expectation for high school students to prepare for in their years leading up to graduation, and even with the emergence and push for vocational schools, it’s still an eminent problem in our society. I’m talking about the push to pursue a university degree immediately after high school, with the connotation that not […]
Reflecting on Mental Health While Abroad | Student Blog from Japan
The start of my Japan Dream Coming to Japan was a big deal for me. For years and years, before I was able to come here, I had longed to travel to Japan in order to learn the language. I had taken Japanese in high school, and that was a very formative period in my […]
Volunteering with Spanish Children | Student Blog from Barcelona
A unique experience abroad My Carnival celebration this year was a little different than that of my peers on CIS Abroad in Barcelona programs. No one else in my program got tackled to the ground in hugs by Spiderman, a pirate, and Anna from Frozen. No one else had their name screamed in excitement followed […]
5 Tips for Studying Abroad on the Gold Coast | Student Blog from the Gold Coast
Dear future travelers, Picture where your life is right now. If you’re living comfortably but there’s still that little voice in the back of your head saying that something doesn’t feel “right,” I encourage you to listen to it. If you’re feeling frustrated, trapped or unhappy, I promise you that studying abroad in the Gold […]
Helping Refugees During Study Abroad | Student Blog from Rome
Since I wanted to volunteer abroad, I decided to collaborate with my host university, the American University of Rome, and the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center. With support from CIS Abroad, I was able to host a donation drive on campus to collect items that the refugee center needed I really wanted to help this refugee […]
Top 5 Cultural Differences between the US and New Zealand | Intern Blog from New Zealand
In my three weeks living in Wellington, New Zealand, I quickly became accustomed to the local lifestyle after noticing how New Zealanders do things differently compared to people back in the States. Some things both New Zealanders and Americans do include waking up to go to work and throwing parties on the weekends. Also, people […]
Where Should Queer Eye Fans Study Abroad?
Queer Eye is BACK and the Fab Five have been doling out the advice left and right. The show's feel-good ethos and value for on cross-cultural communication and personal change & growth fit right in with CISabroad's values. In the spirit of the show, we picked programs that we think you'll like based on your favorite Fab Five member. So where should Queer Eye fans study abroad?