All smiles in Cape Town

If you are a student interested in joining us abroad, you might find yourself having similar thoughts to Callie Cole, a junior at the University of Alabama, who never thought studying abroad in South Africa would be a part of her college experience. It was just a typical Wednesday night in Tuscaloosa sitting on my sorority’s … Continue Reading »

Taylor makes a new friend in the township

Taylor Wesley, a junior at Auburn University, learned the powerful meaning of “Ubuntu” while hearing the story of the Amy Biehl Foundation. Check out her blog below! I came into this trip not knowing much about it other than the fact that I wanted to go to Cape Town. I have only been here for … Continue Reading »

Student makes a new friend in the township

Ellie Zloty, a junior at the University of Alabama, highlights some great points about the LEAD Cape Town program! My personal favorite is #2–balance abroad is so important to keep your body and mind at their very best! 1. Yes, we actually do learn and do work. We are wrapping up our first week of … Continue Reading »

New friends in Cape Town

Even though our LEAD Cape Town students are only finishing week 1, Katharyn Neil, a junior at Auburn University, is already recognizing the value of living outside of your comfort zone with Go Global. As I was looking out over the ocean from Signal Hill, on my first day of being in Cape Town, I … Continue Reading »

Abbey Pirie, a junior at the University of Tennessee, experienced first hand how plans can change while abroad and a go with the flow attitude always makes the day better! The stunning scenery and captivating culture of Greece can make it seem like a fairy tale, untouched by the small setbacks of “real” life. All … Continue Reading »

Morgan Moulton, a senior at Auburn University, describes a perfect day with Greece Direct. Who wouldn’t want to join in the fun? Today was simply wonderful. If I could travel by catamaran for the rest of my life believe me I would! The amazing Greece sunshine and constant breeze helped a little too. The catamaran … Continue Reading »