Hanna Zhang

For how long did you stay abroad? 3 months Why did you choose to learn abroad? To experience a part of Asia I’ve never been to before and get international research experience. What are the specific skills that you learned or developed? I’ve learned how to work with numerical simulations to simulate material behavior, prototype and […]

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Sausen Jessa

For how long did you stay abroad? 2 months Why did you choose to learn abroad? I decided to go on a research exchange because it was a great opportunity to travel while also gaining professional experience. What are the specific skills that you learned or developed? Independence: learning to book my own flights, rent an […]

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Benjamin Branco

My Work in the Tea Gardens of North Bengal There are ways to help people in need. To help people escape the cycle of poverty though, it is best to teach them how to be self-sustainable and how to assert the rights that they are entitled to as human beings. I say this as a […]

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Wendy Wang

Science Abroad-Computational Chemistry I wanted to expand my research interests in organic chemistry, specifically in terms howcomputational techniques can be used to carry out reaction and structural analyses. I knew that I was an applied learner, and grasped materials better through engaging with the material in a research setting. Science abroad offered me that opportunity. […]

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Sydney Piggott

Finding myself in Atlantis As soon as my plane descended into Cape Town and I caught my first glimpse of the beautiful cityscape, Table Mountain, and the waves crashing on the famous V&A Waterfront, I knew that I was going to have an unforgettable three months. I can’t begin to describe all the amazing experiences […]

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Baoer Li

What is the most valuable lesson you learned while abroad?  I met people with diverse backgrounds and learned about different perspectives on the world. What’s more, I saw a huge change in China; the society has become more innovative, which was surprising. I also learned more about Chinese traditions and beliefs through the courses I […]

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Kaiwen Xia

Kaiwen Xia

Reflecting upon the last three months, I am reminded of an old Chinese saying: it is better to travel ten thousand miles than to read ten thousand books. Though books has been shaping my worldview for as long as I can remember, nothing can really replace the experiences you gain by working in the field. […]

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