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