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Global Education Center helps Elon students cope with reverse culture shock and prepare for careers

By Morgan Abate 

         When Kevin Amaya arrived in Lyon, France, he got lost.

          He woke up one morning before his program started, told his host mom that he was going to explore the city and left. 411 more words

Reporting For The Public Good

"American in Amman" - by Charlotte Sheridan

After a 7-hour flight to London, a 13-hour mini-visit to see my grandparents, a scramble between Heathrow terminals, and a 5-hour flight to Jordan, I finally reached Amman. 663 more words

Jordan

Expectations without Education, Nonexistent

Quality Education Creates Expectations for the Poor and the Overall Economy

by H Mac Wooten

On a recent trip to Lima last week on the day bus, I  again took note of the poverty and living conditions of many here. 753 more words

Peru

"International-Mindedness"

Greetings from sunny Nicosia! It’s hard to believe we have been here two weeks already. The kindness of strangers-now-friends continues and new experiences abound. I will eventually get around to posting photographs, but today these descriptive and, I hope,  informative paragraphs will offer you a glimpse of this new and ever-adventurous life. 1,564 more words

Relishing Rabat: Our First Encounters

It’s orientation week in Morocco and it seems like all we can talk about, think about, and wonder about is our new home here in Rabat. 500 more words

Morocco

A Whole New World

Having grown up through the Australian education system with Polish parents, it is easy for me to see the differences that exists between our cultures and to notice the lack of information that we are provided in our school-life about the diversity of customs around the world. 378 more words

Uni Work

Multiplicity and hybridity: Connecting international students

80% of our international students are from Asia (marginson, 2012) and with Asian countries operating in a very different manor compared to Australia, relationship building between Asian international students and Australian students can often be quite hard. 416 more words

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