Study Abroad Student Stories

  • I felt that because of the demographic composition of my classes I was able to get a better world view on diplomatic and political relations due to our interconnected past.
  • I learned to move through life slowly: when I walk to the train in the morning, instead of rushing, I slowed down, smelled the spring air, and made sure to look around at the shops, trees, and hills all around me.
  • The architecture and culture of York helped me as a historian, because immense spans of time in English history are evident in the way the city is built.