By Danny Gibbons, ISA Lima Academic Coordinator One of the most interesting things about living in Lima is that it’s next to the ocean. You don’t find many cities with over 9 million people sitting next to the sea! This … Continue reading What’s So Special About Lima?
By Megan Schwartz, ISA China Site Specialist 1) Visit the Bund The Bund is the heart of Shanghai. Located in the center of the city on the banks of the Huangpu River, the area has been a symbol of Shanghai for … Continue reading 3 Must Have Experiences in Shanghai
One of ISA’s most veteran staff members, Michelle McRaney de Winder pioneered ISA programs in Peru. In 1998 she started working in our U.S. office and traveled the world leading programs. Michelle has led ISA programs in Spain, Mexico, Australia, … Continue reading Staff Highlight: An Interview with Lima Resident Director, Michelle McRaney de Winder
Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1. … Continue reading Ghost Stories from Studying Abroad
Due to the increasing popularity of our programs in Seoul, ISA is excited to now also offer our students the option to study in South Korea’s second largest city, Busan! Located on the southeastern coast of the Korean Peninsula, Busan … Continue reading Busan, South Korea: A Great Study Abroad Location
Sevilla, Spain No matter what culture you find yourself in, the love of Christ can transcend any boundaries whether that be cultural or linguistic. I have found that is through actions that the Lord is able to show his love … Continue reading Veritas Students Share Their Stories
By Heidi Doerr, ISA Málaga Resident Director 1. Stay Active Get outside and go for a long walk on the Malagueta promenade or at “Muelle Uno” (the commercial port)! Every day there are loads of Malagueños running, walking, riding bikes, you name … Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Study Abroad in Málaga and Become Like One of the Locals
By Tayler Gill, Former ISA Senior Site Specialist Choosing to study abroad is a big decision! At ISA, we are dedicated to helping students make the best decisions that are right for them because we know you have a lot … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Study Abroad with ISA in London
By Kendra Ansotigue, ISA Senior Site Specialist, Spain Sevilla is a great location for all types of college majors, but today I want to highlight why Sevilla is a fantastic choice for education majors. The semester/year program, “Education in a Multicultural Context” … Continue reading Education Major? Sevilla Has You Covered!
What’s a J-Term program? Great question. A J-term study abroad program stands for January term. It’s typically 2-4 weeks and is squeezed into the month of January. Some schools may not have this option, in which case, this is not … Continue reading Start the Year Off Right With a J-Term Program
Veritas Christian Study Abroad (Veritas) is a division of International Studies Abroad (ISA). With Veritas, all programs are designed to include mission experience and education, both in and out of the classroom. Participants will work with the local church & ministries while earning college credit … Continue reading Study and Mission Work? Get to Know Veritas.
By Maddie Hume, ISA Chile Program Manager Continued from My Life in Chile – Part 1… After traipsing through the mountains and the desert, I would always end up needing a solid meal. My favorite way to find a bite … Continue reading My Life in Chile – Part 2