The Office of Study Abroad Office is proud to present a podcast highlighting some of our wonderful study abroad alumni voices! Meet Rice Owls recounting their experiences studying abroad. From engineers to English majors, we offer programs for everyone. Start planning your own journey with help from the Office of Study Abroad!
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Episode 4: Unexpected Connections with Jasmine Lee
Meet Jasmine Lee, a Psychology major and Business minor from Brown College who studied abroad with IES Amsterdam. She describes the uniquely peaceful atmosphere of the city, her experience adapting to Europe's educational philosophy, and how to make new friends by playing pool.
Episode 3: The Little Things with Mark Treviño
Meet Mark Treviño, a Visual and Dramatic Arts and Philosophy major from Brown college. Mark studied with Arcadia at King's College London. He shares his experience living in British student housing, his adventures exploring museums and vintage clothing markets, and advice about experiencing homesickness abroad.
Episode 2: Staying Open with Ella Feldman
Meet Ella Feldman, a Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality major from Baker College. Ella enrolled in the SIT Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media program. She shares the joys of cooking with her host family, her experience finding a queer community abroad, and what it means to participate in ethical journalism overseas.
Episode 1: Do It Anyway with Aanu Jibodu
Meet Aanu Jibodu, a Statistics and Civil and Environmental Engineering double major from Duncan college. Aanu studied with IES Abroad - Engineering, Math & Science in Madrid. She shares what it's like to live with a host mom, her experience studying abroad as a Black woman, and the joy of riding a train at sunset.