ALEXIA – ‘No Regrets’ Summer 2021 in London

No Regrets Alexia Walker is a Junior at the University of Florida in Criminology and an FIE scholarship student. She recently completed a study and internship program in London for Summer 2021 and has returned home. Below is a reflection on her time abroad. I had a surprisingly hard time writing this. I struggled to … More ALEXIA – ‘No Regrets’ Summer 2021 in London

JAZZ – Wrapping up Study Abroad after COVID-19

Despite my study abroad experience ending early as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak I still thoroughly enjoyed my experience and encourage others to go abroad if given the opportunity. Studying abroad in Dublin gave me the chance to complete an internship and connect with the diverse Dublin population. During my time in Dublin, I … More JAZZ – Wrapping up Study Abroad after COVID-19

OLIVIA – FIE Student Stories: Studying Abroad During COVID-19

At first I was planning to stay. My home school, St. Norbert College, sent a message to all students studying abroad that we could return home by the 23rd of March and continue class at home, or we could stay. As the only St. Norbert student studying in Dublin, I chose to stay, knowing Ireland … More OLIVIA – FIE Student Stories: Studying Abroad During COVID-19

JAZZ – FIE Student Stories: Studying Abroad During COVID-19

When planning for a study abroad trip, the process starts about a year out from when the program actually starts. Throughout that year, long nights are spent researching different programs for their opportunity academically and not to mention the touristic aspect of living in a place like Rome, Paris and London. However, many long nights … More JAZZ – FIE Student Stories: Studying Abroad During COVID-19

Navigating another culture while being true to yourself

me at the El Gato de Botero Traveling has always been a dream of mine since I was a kid. Unfortunately, my socioeconomic background never fully supported the financial stability an individual needs to have in order to travel abroad. For the past few months, I have been fortunate enough to study abroad in Dublin, … More Navigating another culture while being true to yourself

Welcome to London!

Hi there, my name is Matthew and I’m an FIE/FEA Scholar for Fall 2019. I’m a junior at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville and dual Business Administration major with a particular interest in Marketing and Finance. Having never traveled outside the US before, my study abroad experience to London thus far has been an eye-opener. Upon … More Welcome to London!