Three blog entries by Briana Simmons chronicle her Study Away experience in Chile (June - July 2014) Get up! Right now, get up and leave. Get out of your comfort zone. Escape the places you’ve become all too familiar with. Get out and learn about the world and all it encompasses and be open to all the things you will learn about yourself. Study Away is much more than going … [Read more...] about Briana considers her Study Away in Chile a great personal investment
During my semester at Oxford, I spent 113 days away from home, traveled 13,625 miles by plane (32 hours and 25 minutes spent in the air), 5,456 miles by bus/car, 453 miles by train and 160 miles by ferry boat. I went to over 30 cities in Europe, saw 18 World Heritage Sites, went to 13 airports, 12 hostels, 9 countries, saw one wonder of the world, walked an uncountable number … [Read more...] about “I know the world has so much to offer” – Reflections on a semester abroad.
At Oxford Brookes University (OBU), I am currently enrolled in Issues in World Cinema, Independent American Cinema, and Preproduction for Independent Filmmaking. At first, I was really intimidated about coming to OBU, because IT IS OXFORD and has a very prestigious reputation. I have found that the course load is essentially the same as taking class at MSU and is something any … [Read more...] about Andrea talks more about her experience at OBU
My name is Andrea Welker, and I am a junior at Missouri State University pursuing my degree in digital film production. At MSU I have been involved in my sorority where I held an executive position and was a peer leader for the Fall 2012 semester. Other then that I am just a regular student who decided that I wanted to travel. I figured the best way to do this was to study … [Read more...] about Andrea studies away at Oxford