Many Cal Poly students study abroad at some point during their college career and may begin to envision this process as early as freshman year. These plans, however, shifted during the pandemic. Now with a better understanding of the circumstances created by the pandemic, students are relearning how to navigate studying abroad. Before the World […]
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The study abroad problem: an experience out of reach
There’s a common stereotype given to Americans that we think we are the center of the world. That is after all what we have been taught, even if subconsciously, in school. Our elementary schools give us skewed maps centering North America; our middle schools give us a U.S.-centric history of world events; our high schools […]
“It opens you to a world of possibilities”: Study abroad resumes for students this fall
Study abroad is back in motion, providing students with the opportunity to learn and explore in a completely new environment once again. According to Assistant Vice Provost for International Programs and Senior International Officer Cari Vanderkar, approximately 150 students are abroad this fall. Vanderkar said that they are pleased with the ability to relaunch the […]
Cal Poly Study Abroad to host first virtual fair
Cal Poly Study Abroad will be hosting their first virtual study abroad fair Thursday, Oct. 1, showcasing different Cal Poly Partner Programs from all around the world. The Virtual Study Abroad Fair will be a two-part event. The first part of the event contains program videos the Cal Poly International Center and Cal Poly Partner […]
Patient tested for coronavirus in San Luis Obispo County after showing mild symptoms
Cal Poly students studying abroad in Italy will be removed from the country due to coronavirus concerns, President Jeffrey Armstrong said around 3:15 Tuesday.
Cal Poly study abroad programs in South Korea and Italy suspended
According to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier, there are currently 35 students studying abroad in South Korea, Japan and Italy.
How some students study abroad on a budget
While there are a number of resources available to students, many are unaware of them and do not realize until the application deadline has passed or they have already gone abroad.
Want to study abroad? You may be able to get a passport for free
Cal Poly students who are unable to study abroad due to the cost of passport application fees are eligible to receive a passport for free.
Think you can’t afford to study abroad? Think again
Cal Poly students are increasingly opting to study abroad, according to an annual statistical survey of U.S. campuses.
Bringing back more than baggage
“I’m in America, but I feel like I have a home on the other side of the world.”
Ten-day OCOB trips give students real-world, world-wide experience
The Orfalea College of Business offers students within the college structured international business tours spanning seven to 10 days.