Video-Camera Ready: Arkansas Student On Summer Program At Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Cyrene Quiamco, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock senior art student and Donaghey Scholar, is taking more video than the typical visitor during her AsiaLearn summer program in Hong Kong at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Quiamco is AsiaLearn’s summer video blogger and a participant in an intensive program studying the Mandarin language and … Continue reading

New Study Abroad Scholarship For Business Majors With Entrepreneurial Interests

Banks Family Scholarship Now Available Through Foundation for Global Scholars Cynthia Banks, founder and executive director of GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, and her family, recently created the Banks Family Scholarship, an annual scholarship awarded in increments of $1,000 through the Foundation for Global Scholars to support education abroad for future leaders, and in particular, students in … Continue reading

Cultural Differences Fade Fast For Student Volunteers At Korean Orphanage

Twenty AsiaLearn students quickly learned during a recent volunteer effort at an orphanage in Korea that fun and games have no cultural boundaries. The North American study abroad participants volunteered their time one day in February to play rock-paper-scissors, red light-green light and other games with 40 children from Sungae Won (성애원), an orphanage in … Continue reading

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Announces Shanghai Internship Program

Internships abroad in Shanghai are designed to ensure professional and personal growth through cultural integration and understanding of China’s growing economic prominence. GlobaLinks Learning Abroad’s extensive support services remove barriers keeping students from interning in China. GlobaLinks Learning Abroad today announced it is offering internships in Shanghai through its AsiaLearn program, providing Mandarin language lessons, … Continue reading

University Highlights: Sichuan Year-Abroad Student’s Photographic Journey, U of Queensland’s Biofuel Research, Swinburne’s Rise In Good Guide, U of Stirling’s Student Satisfaction Up

Asia Sichuan University Year-Abroad Student Posts Video Photo Collage Amanda Bolduc, a student from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington who studied at Sichuan University during the past year, recently shared a photographic journey of her time in Chengdu, China, attending Sichuan University. Bolduc, who received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study … Continue reading

Studying, Teaching and Eating Squid

AsiaLearn Student Volunteers In Elementary School By Kelli Modica AsiaLearn Assistant Manager Taylor Read, a St. Edwards University student, is currently studying abroad at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan through AsiaLearn with people from all over the world and helping spread multiculturalism in a Japanese elementary school. For Read, studying in Japan just wasn’t … Continue reading

Australian Student Finds Easy Credit Transfer, Inexpensive Travel and “Great People” While Studying Abroad in Malaysia

Lucas Malina, who chose to study abroad at Swinburne University of Technology – Sarawak, is “embracing it all.” By Kelli Modica AsiaLearn Assistant Manager Malaysia may not be on everyone’s list of places where they want to study abroad, but for Lucas Malina he would probably ask: “Why not?!” Malina is an Australian student who … Continue reading

“Swimming Through Stars” – AsiaLearn Student Recounts Tropical Ecology Excursion

“Sometimes I can’t believe the things I’ve seen and done in this country,” says Alix Ozaki, Illinois Wesleyan University student Submitted by Kelli Modica, AsiaLearn AsiaLearn Participant Alexandra “Alix” Ozaki, an Illinois Wesleyan University student studying abroad a Mahidol University in Thailand for spring 2010 term 2, recently participated in a five-day excursion to do … Continue reading

Don’t Forget: Switch OFF Your Lights for Earth Hour March 27 at 8:30 p.m. Local

Movement Born in Australia Encourages People Across Globe To Conserve Energy for One Hour Saturday – Wherever You Are On Saturday, March 27, 2010, at 8:30 pm, GlobaLinks Learning Abroad will take part in an inspiring event in the fight against climate change — Earth Hour, sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund. By simply turning … Continue reading

U.S. Student Learns, Achieves, Explores In Hong Kong

“There is simply too much for our worlds to learn from each other than to dismiss one another,” says Brent Bowers, after studying abroad in Hong Kong. Submitted by Kelli Modica of AsiaLearn Brent Bowers, a University of North Carolina – Wilmington student who studied abroad in the fall of 2009 at the University of … Continue reading

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