Comparison – Amherst & UNSW

Since mid-August, I’ve been navigating the bustling campus of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, on my study away Fall semester. In my first month here, the stark differences between Amherst and UNSW have become increasingly apparent. The small class sizes, familiar faces at Valentine Dining Hall, and the cozy corners of Frost Library at Amherst

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Vowels and Vistas: First Impressions of Spain from a Linguistic Perspective

¡Hola desde España! Salamanca truly deserves to be called “La Ciudad Dorada,” or “The Golden City”: when the sun shines on the face of Salamanca’s sandstone buildings, the stone appears golden, a phenomenon that continues as the sun sets and the city’s lights illuminate the stone a lighter shade of gold into the darker hours of the night. As I’ve

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Moving Down Under – From Decision to Destination

A bit about me and how I decided to study abroad in Sydney, Australia: Good morning from Sydney! By way of introduction, my name is Edred Opie. I’m a Junior at Amherst majoring in Math and Economics, and an international student from Chippenham, England. You will often see me carrying my tennis racquets around campus as a member of Amherst’s

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My Goals for Studying Abroad in Salamanca, Spain

Hello everyone! My name is Woohyun and I am thrilled to share my study abroad experience with all of you throughout the semester. I will be studying in Salamanca, Spain through the IES Psychology program where I will be taking a variety of courses in the Spanish language, education, and psychology. I am looking forward to taking courses in education

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Woohyun in Salamanca

Hi everyone! My name is Woohyun and I am an Education Studies major from Bergen County, NJ. I will be spending this semester in Salamanca, Spain studying psychology along with Spanish history and culture. I am thrilled to learn psychology through the Spanish cultural lens and immerse myself in the local community throughout my time abroad.    As a GEO

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