20 Habits to Develop in Thailand


 By: Julia Pfund GlobaLinks Alum Julia Pfund is a GlobaLinks alumna from the University of Delaware and studied abroad in Bangkok, Thailand at Mahidol University during the Spring of 2013. Based on her experience in Thailand, she has decided to make a return trip in June of this year to continue to explore this amazing country. Look for … Continue reading

Insider Insights: What’s it Like to Study Psychology Abroad?


By Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager Lauren Gertz from Quinnipiac University is currently studying abroad and majoring in psychology at the University of Queensland in Australia. We caught up with Lauren to get the inside scoop on studying abroad with her psychology major and how her experience has contributed to her college career path.   What … Continue reading

GlobaLinks and CU-Boulder Student, Colin Bovet, Launches Start-Up

Colin Bovet

By: Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager Colin Bovet is an information management and entrepreneurship major at CU-Boulder who studied abroad with GlobaLinks during the Fall of 2012 in Wellington, New Zealand. Colin is in the beginning phases of launching his own start-up and we recently caught up with him to get the inside story. What’s … Continue reading

From Africa to Thailand and Back: The Journey of One GlobaLinks Student


By Troy Stiles GlobaLinks Customer Communications Manager Over the past several years, Chris Harris has racked up the frequent flier miles. While attending Rider University, Chris studied abroad not once, but twice! The first time was in Botswana. The second was in Bangkok, Thailand with GlobaLinks at Mahidol University. Like many GlobaLinks alumni, who have gone on … Continue reading

GlobaLinks Student Honored as Team Oscar Winner for Short Film

oscar team 2014

By: Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager Nathan Flanagan-Frankl from Chapman University who studied abroad with GlobaLinks at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand was recently selected to be part of the 2014 Team Oscar for his short film. Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, created the contest last year “to give students who are … Continue reading

Top 9 Foods to Try in Greece

Crepes at Twins

By Kristen Casserilla –  Kristen is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at the American College of Thessaloniki. Kristen is from Middle Tennessee State University.  After studying abroad for an academic year in Greece, I find myself day dreaming of things I miss the most. To be honest, it’s usually food. And for a good reason! Here … Continue reading

Top 5 Things I Miss About Chengdu, China

Wenshu Temple Chengdu.  Photo courtesy of www.chengduliving.com

By Zoey Zemanek – Zoey is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumni Ambassador who just returned from studying abroad at Sichuan University, China. She is from Central Washington University.  I am back from China and am already missing Chengdu! Here are the top 5 things I miss most. The noise. It may seem silly, but the constant … Continue reading

Top 5 Things Future Study Abroad Students Should Know

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By Kevin Varley –  Kevin is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumni Ambassador who studied abroad at Freie Universität Berlin. Kevin is from Iowa State University.  Nothing beats listening to the voice of experience, though I promise I am no expert. Being the first in my family to study abroad I had the opportunity to take this big leap … Continue reading

Top 7 Things I Miss About Greece


By Kristen Casserilla –  Kristen is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at the American College of Thessaloniki. Kristen is from Middle Tennessee State University. As a student who experienced 10 months abroad in Thessaloniki, Greece, I find myself day dreaming about it daily. These are a few of the things I find myself missing … Continue reading

New Zealand: An Adrenaline Junkie’s Dream


By Nikki Fabrizio –  Nikki is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at the University of Otago. Nikki is from Pace University. Even before I went abroad, I loved doing things that got my adrenaline pumping. Whether it was riding the craziest of roller coasters or going white water rafting, I thrived on … Continue reading


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