Resident Director’s Journal: The First Belfast Semester

The following is a guest post from ISA Belfast Resident Director, Paul Pelan. It seems a long time ago now, when Arturo Artaza, Executive Vice President of University Relations & Marketing, and I welcomed the first ISA students to Belfast last January. During orientation in a city considered by many to one of Western Europe’s major up-and-coming destinations, we couldn’t have anticipated the incredible experiences that lay ahead. Certainly, though, our students fell in love with Belfast. The culture, people and outstanding beauty that characterizes the island of Ireland. During that first semester, I attempted to introduce our students to … Continue reading Resident Director’s Journal: The First Belfast Semester

ISA at Study Abroad Fairs: 2/13 – 2/24

Have you seen ISA on your campus yet this semester? Check out the list below to find out if one of ISA’s University Relations Representatives will be attending any study abroad fairs on your campus within the next two weeks. So if you see that we’re in the neighborhood, please stop by the ISA table and say hello! Whether you’re an ISA alum, in the process of applying or just beginning the process of choosing a study abroad program, we’d love to chat with you: California State University, Monterey Bay – Staci – 2/13/12 University of South Alabama – Caroline … Continue reading ISA at Study Abroad Fairs: 2/13 – 2/24

ISA at Study Abroad Fairs: 1/23 – 1/27

The Spring semester is here and at ISA that can only mean one thing! ISA’s crack team of University Relations Representatives and Student Services Representatives have already begun to fan out across the U.S. for study abroad fairs and campus visits! Here’s where we are this week. If you don’t see your school on here yet, just sit tight! It’s only January and we’re excited to hit the road for another great semester! Central Washington University Fair – Staci – 1/23/12 University of Utah Fair – Courtney D & Courtney Q – 1/24/12 Washington State University – Staci – 1/24/12 … Continue reading ISA at Study Abroad Fairs: 1/23 – 1/27

Now Extended: Application Deadlines to Study Abroad in Costa Rica for Spring 2012

Great news! There is still one more chance for you to go abroad next semester. Beat the cold and apply to study abroad in sunny San José, Costa Rica for either our Spring 2A or 2B (trimester) program. San José is the capital of Costa Rica and the center of all economic, political and cultural life. The city is busy, bustling and very cosmopolitan. Students in San José enjoy the action that a grand Latin American metropolis offers, including various coffee shops, excellent restaurants, many museums and friendly locals. Excursions take students to a pristine beach, the vibrant and active … Continue reading Now Extended: Application Deadlines to Study Abroad in Costa Rica for Spring 2012

Congratualtions Spring 2012 Scholarhship Winners

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2012 scholarship winners: Diversity Scholarship: Breanna Thompson, Drake University, Meknès Spring 1 Daniela Santisteban, Miami University, Florianópolis Spring 1 Dr. Carlos Castañeda Memorial Scholarship: Kristen Blosser, University of South Alabama, Lima Spring 3 Xochitl Cruz, California Lutheran Universiry, Sevilla Spring 4 Martin Drafton, Arizona State University, Barcelona Spring 2 Sierra Freeman, University of Northern Colorado, Salamanca Spring 2 Kaitlin Gillespie, Washington State University, Meknès Spring 1 Renee Hoffman, Regis University, San José Spring 2B February Emily Pena, University of Kentucky, Sevilla Spring 4 Breanna Richardson, University of Wyoming, Valparaíso and Viña del Mar … Continue reading Congratualtions Spring 2012 Scholarhship Winners

Amman Jordan One of The Hottest New Study Abroad Locations

You know you want to study abroad, but can’t decide where to go. How about a new, unique location that will be sure to stand out on any resume? Consider applying to the ISA Spring 2012 program in Amman, Jordan one of the hottest new study abroad locations- literally! Even though Spring is right around the corner, it’s not too late to get out of your comfort zone for the next semester. Plus its the perfect location to start learning Arabic. Amman Jordan is the crossroads of the Middle East and a safe location to study abroad if you want … Continue reading Amman Jordan One of The Hottest New Study Abroad Locations

NEW Semester Program in Cusco Peru

For the first time ever, ISA is offering the option to spend a semester in the majestic mountain city of Cusco, Peru! If you are a student who enjoys the outdoors, you’ll appreciate the easy access to the whole city and the beautiful mountain air. Cusco is a very walk-able city and appeals to students who enjoy mountains, hiking and outdoor sports. Geographically, the city of Cusco is very far removed from the modern capital city of Lima and perfect for students who prefer a calmer atmosphere to that of a bustling city. The people of Cusco have maintained their … Continue reading NEW Semester Program in Cusco Peru

Theology Majors Should Study Abroad in the Dominican Republic

Studying Theology or Religious Studies and not sure where you can study abroad while earning college credits? Check out International Studies Abroad (ISA) Dominican Republic programs in the beautiful city of Santiago. Students looking to study abroad this upcoming Spring can still apply for the Santiago program and take classes such as: Christian Anthropology Introduction to the Bible Jesus, The Person Social Doctrine of the Church Present Day World Church All courses are taught at the Pontifical Catholic University – Madre y Maestra and open to students with Advanced/High Advanced level Spanish.  This is a great opportunity for students looking … Continue reading Theology Majors Should Study Abroad in the Dominican Republic

Don’t You Just Love Paris in Springtime?

The application deadline to study abroad in Paris for the Spring 2012 semester have been extended to October 25th! That means you still have about two weeks to talk with your study abroad advisor, find your courses and apply to go abroad with ISA. Learn more about our programs, excursions and adventures in Paris, France by reading the ISA Student Blog. It’ll make you fall in love with the City of Love! For questions on the Spring 2012 program please contact Abby Comeau,  Paris Site Specialist and start your application today.   Continue reading Don’t You Just Love Paris in Springtime?

Veritas Abroad Extends Spring 2012 Application Deadlines

Interested in helping those in need through mission work abroad? You are in luck, there’s still time to apply for study abroad programs with Veritas, an ISA sister company focusing on student mission work. Extended Deadlines for Spring 2012 Seville, Spain NOW October 15th Rome, Italy NOW October 15th London, England NOW October 15th Valparaíso, Chile NOW December 1st Grab a friend or bring your student organization on a trip of a lifetime! Live, learn and serve a community while you earn college credits. Apply today or check out the Veritas blog for more details and to read about students … Continue reading Veritas Abroad Extends Spring 2012 Application Deadlines

ISA Abroad Extends Application Deadlines to Study Abroad in Spring 2012

Yes, there’s still time to study abroad in Spring 2012! Do you need to get away from campus for a little while? Have an urge to explore the world? Then consider spending your Spring semester abroad, exploring another culture, learning a language and earning college credits. We’re giving you until October 15th to get your applications in for the following ISA programs: Belfast, Northern Ireland Brussels, Belgium Buenos Aires, Argentina Galway, Ireland Hyderabad, India London Spring 4 at Roehampton University in the UK Reading, England Rome, Italy Spain: Most Spring programs are extended to 10/15! (This does not include Granada Spring 2012 which has a 12/1 … Continue reading ISA Abroad Extends Application Deadlines to Study Abroad in Spring 2012

Get Your Application in by October 1 for Select ISA Study Abroad Programs

Mark your calendars for October 1st! You still have time to get your application in for select ISA Abroad programs. Applications are due for the following 2012 programs: Argentina Spring/Year 6 & 7 Belgium Costa  Rica Spring 1 & 3 and Winter 2 & 4 Czech Republic England India Ireland Italy Northern Ireland Spain (most spring programs Final forms and payment will be collected after October 1, so don’t stress about having everything ready to go by that date. We just need your four-page application (or three-page supplemental section for online applications), official college transcript and $200 deposit (unless you … Continue reading Get Your Application in by October 1 for Select ISA Study Abroad Programs