Spotlights-Study Abroad Alumni

"The Lantern" by Von Alberto (Kyoto, Japan), which won first prize for the Self-Portrait category

Check Out the 2024 Study Abroad Photo Contest Winners!

The Office of Education Abroad is proud to share that the winners of the 2024 Study Abroad Photo Contest have been announced! We welcome visitors to view the wonderful submissions via the above buttons or below links, and if you know any of the winning students, please extend a hearty “congratulations!” Each year, EA invites […]

Join Us for a Virtual Study Abroad Alumni Career Panel!

We invite all study abroad alumni and interested students to join us for an Alumni Career Panel, where you’ll be able to hear first-hand how former Niners leveraged their experiences abroad for post-grad success. This panel will be run via Zoom, so you’re welcome to join us from the comfort of your home or dorm […]

Black History Month: “Being Black Abroad” Panel

As part of Black History Month and to amplify Black student voices, CIS Abroad will be holding a “Being Black Abroad” Panel, where both Black program alumni and staff will share their experiences abroad in a Q&A-style panel. CIS Abroad was my affiliate provider on my study abroad journey to Japan in Summer 2023, and […]

Sydney Barngrover

Study Abroad Alumni “As soon as I arrived, I immediately fell in love.” About Sydney Sydney graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Spring 2019. She majored in Psychology and minoring in Criminal Justice while on the pre-med track. She is passionate about health/wellness and spirituality, which inspired her to study abroad in a […]