Read more about UIC students' experiences studying and interning abroad!
“Study abroad allows students to expand their horizons academically, professionally, and spiritually.”SIT Geneva, Switzerland|
Navigating your Identity Abroad
As you can see from the blogs below, study abroad is intended to be for students of all backgrounds and identities. However, your identities undoubtedly influence how you experience study abroad. Our study abroad advisors are available to help you learn more about what to expect abroad by sharing resources from our partners and UIC alumni. Visit our Resource Page on Navigating your Identities Abroad and reach out to our Student Ambassadors to hear their lived experiences and personal reflections.
Connect with UIC Study Abroad Alumni
Our study abroad alumni are excited to share their experiences with prospective study abroad students! Learn more about how study abroad impacted them by connecting with our study abroad ambassadors or reading our recent UIC study abroad alumni blogs below.
Zainab Bhojani, LAS, Biological Sciences
CEA Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jazmin Juarez, LAS, Latin American and Latino Studies
CIEE Shanghai, China
Week 1: 5 things that Surprised me about Shanghai
Week 2: Gift Giving in China