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Mount Everest

Mount Everest

PHOTO: MOUNT EVEREST FROM THE RONGBUK MONASTERY, TIBET Featured on the cover of the 2003 inaugural edition of the Study Abroad Journal, students from the University of Hawaii at Hilo began their two week journey to Tibet in Chengdu, China, and ended in Kathmandu, Nepal. From Lhasa, the trip went overland by Toyota Landcruiser, crossing ...

Graduates

Graduates

PHOTO: GRADUATES AND FRIENDS AT THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (PolyU) School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) with Study Abroad Journal and University Filmworks. Outstanding opportunities exist at this top-rated hotel and tourism school in terms of research productivity. Study Abroad Journal recently interviewed students at SHTM and found they unanimously agree that connections...

African Elephants

African Elephants

PHOTO: AFRICAN ELEPHANTS AT ADDO PARK, SOUTH AFRICA School for International Training (SIT), South Africa, with Study Abroad Journal  during the 1997 Arts and Social Change program at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Today, SIT has several engaging programs in South Africa, including South Africa: Community Health and Social Policy. During this program, students...

Phuket

Phuket

PHOTO: KARON BEACH – PHUKET, THAILAND Check out The Prince of Songkla University on the resort island of Phuket, Thailand. Direct enrollment for American students is organized the Education Abroad Asia. Dr. Steven Martin, Study Abroad Journal Editor in Chief, serves as the on-site program director for American students. The university campus is a comfortable and...

Xhosa

Xhosa

PHOTO: XHOSA MOTHER AND CHILD, SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA The School for International Training (SIT) study abroad program South Africa: Multiculturalism and Human Rights offers students an opportunity to "Explore issues of multiculturalism, ethnicity, and identity in the context of South Africa, from historical and contemporary perspectives." This photo was taken during the 1997 SIT semester...

Surfing

Surfing

PHOTO: SURFING IN PHUKET, THAILAND Surfing, surf lessons and surf tourism are great fun when studying abroad - excellent opportunities exist to conduct surfing tourism research. Surf tourism is a natural fit for students studying abroad and in some cases students can earn university credits while catching waves. Check our the Study Abroad Journal BLOG...

Great Wall

Great Wall

PHOTO: JIAYUGUAN FORT, GANSU PROVINCE, CHINA The Ming Dynasty (AD 1368-1644) Jiayuguan Fort marks the western terminus of the Great Wall in the Gobi Desert. This photo was taken during the 2001 University of Hawaii at Hilo Summer Culture Study Tour. The 2001 tour saw a small group of students and teachers travel on the...

Filmworks

Filmworks

PHOTO: HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT (SHTM) University Filmworks recently looked into the history of SHTM and PolyU to discover: "What Makes a University Great", finding a story of leadership behind one of the highest rated faculties in the world. Like many international education programs and opportunities, the story behind...