Tag: study abroad

Humans of Dijon: Samuel

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Samuel

(Samuel is a student studying French at CIEF – Centre International d’Études Françaises) “I’ve liked French since I was around 12 years old (or something like that) because my step-grandmother spoke French, my step-sisters and mother spoke French – everyone in my family spoke French.  They lived in France some years ago, and then they […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

(Pascale is a French professor at the Université de Bourgogne) Je suis contre les stéréotypes qui sont transmis souvent par le media ou par les rumeurs stupides…etc.  J’ai beaucoup voyage du monde et j’ai toujours remarqué ca j’ai des images forcement avant de partir et quand j’arriver dans le pays, ce n’est pas forcement comme […]

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Humans of Dijon

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon

« J’ai choisi venir ici apprende le français parce que j’ai devenue plus et plus intéressée sur apprendre une deuxième langue, spécialement parce qu j’avais travaillé en Chine, mais je voudrais travailler entre la France et la Japon. » “I chose to come here to learn French because I became more and more interested in learning a […]

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Five Benefits of Learning a New Language

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Five Benefits of Learning a New Language

If you were to randomly ask a few people about what is the most important tool for communication, there would be a variety of answers. From body gestures to tone of voice, communication is made up of several important factors. However, one of the most important tools that we use to communicate with each other […]

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International Niners: Part Three

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
International Niners: Part Three

this online-exclusive series is focused on the study abroad process to provide clarity and further information for UNC Charlotte students who are seeking to partake in an international education experience during their college years. The goal of this series is to encourage students to come out of their comfort zones and immerse themselves in global […]

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International Niners Part 2

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
International Niners Part 2

This online-exclusive series is focused on the study abroad process to provide clarity and further information for UNC Charlotte students who are seeking to partake in an international education experience during their college years. The goal of this series is to encourage students to come out of their comfort zones and immerse themselves in global […]

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International Niners: Part One

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
International Niners: Part One

This online-exclusive series is focused on the study abroad process to provide clarity and further information for UNC Charlotte students who are seeking to partake in an international education experience during their college years. The goal of this series is to encourage students to come out of their comfort zones and immerse themselves in global […]

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Go abroad, and leave Charlotte now

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Go abroad, and leave Charlotte now

School is back in session in grand ole Niner Nation. Now, I’m going to give you a very serious piece of advice: Leave Charlotte ASAP! You might be puzzled because this is one of the best cities/colleges to be at. Sure, the Queen City is an absolute gem of a place to live and study, […]

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Student photography exhibit captures a shot of experiences abroad

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Student photography exhibit captures a shot of experiences abroad

​The Niner International Study Abroad Photo Exhibit opened on Monday, April 28, with its opening ceremony being held Tuesday, April 29 in the Student Union Art Gallery. The exhibit will be open through Friday, May 9. This is the event’s fifth year at UNC Charlotte and is hosted by the Office of Education Abroad. ​Each […]

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Italian minor added to list of academic minors

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Italian minor added to list of academic minors

Benvenuto! Italian is now officially offered as a minor for students to take at UNC Charlotte. The idea arose in 2012. One year later in December, the proposal was approved and added to the list of programs that students can minor in. The program consists of 18 to 20 credit hours which can be broken into […]

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Ask Abby: relationship woes

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ask Abby: relationship woes

Selfish Study Abroad Is it selfish to break up with my boyfriend because I’m going abroad next semester and don’t want to be tied down and deal with a long-distance relationship? I love him and care about him but also know he is not the person I’m going to marry. I just don’t know how […]

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You don’t know until you go: home is wherever you are

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
You don’t know until you go: home is wherever you are

It’s Christmas time in Italy. The largest tree I have ever seen was placed in Piazza del Duomo by crane; she’s now receiving her strands of lightwork. There are so many red tents wrapping around the cathedral as Christmas markets take over Milan. Walking to school is now an event in and of itself. As […]

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Around the world in eight semesters

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Around the world in eight semesters

Many students view learning a foreign language as an obstacle. If learning a foreign language is not already a part of their major, students will not usually continue past the academic requirement. Despite however long students may have studied a foreign language, I want to assure students that they have not wasted their time going […]

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You don’t know until you go

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
You don’t know until you go

I have a hunch about why they say you “find yourself” when you travel. I’ve only been studying abroad in Milan for two weeks now, but it feels like two months. Everything accelerates so rapidly and the days stitch together so quickly that I don’t have a clue what’s going on most of the time. […]

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Charlotte student Ryan Hess pulls out all the stops to realize his dream

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charlotte student Ryan Hess pulls out all the stops to realize his dream

Ryan Hess is a typical Charlotte 49er. A member of the Business Honors Program and University Honors Program, brother with the university chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma, supporter of Niner Nation Gold, previous Resident Advisor for the Department of Housing and Residence Life and an acting or previous member of countless organizations on campus, Hess […]

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Study Abroad: is it a good idea?

| February 21, 2012 | 1 Comment
Study Abroad: is it a good idea?

When we come to college we come here for more than the grades. We all get a lesson in life, culture and finding out who we are. Coming to UNC Charlotte we are all learning the lessons of independence and experiencing living in a different place with different people. So what would the difference be […]

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