4 Photos That Will Make You Want to Study Abroad Right Now

David Nileson duck diving under water.

By Katie Leimkuehler New Media Manager Wondering if study abroad is right for you? Get a glimpse of what it could look like with these four photos submitted by students on their study abroad adventures from across the world. Looking for a program? Find one here! Take a look at what you could be doing… 1. … Continue reading

5 Things You Don’t Know about New Zealand


By Jan Rooney GlobaLinks Marketing Coordinator   1. You can Travel for an Entire Year on $4,000 I’m not sure how, but I did it. When I moved abroad the year I graduated from college, I was making about $200 a week working at a summer camp. I saved every penny I made that year and … Continue reading

GlobaLinks Alum John MacGuire Reflects on Study Abroad Experience in New Zealand


By Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager  John MacGuire studied abroad with GlobaLinks at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. He loved it so much he returned and traveled the country with his wife. We recently caught with John to hear how his study abroad experience has impacted his life and career.   Why did you … Continue reading

Career Connections: Student Discovers Career Path While Studying Abroad

Franz Josef Glacier 2, New Zealand

By: Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager GlobaLinks recently caught up with Joe Courtade who studied abroad in Wellington, New Zealand  in 2012 and was honored as our 2013 Alum of the Year Award. We got the low down on what Joe’s up to now and how his study abroad experience impacted his current career. Joe majored in … 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

GlobaLinks Student Honored as Team Oscar Winner for Short Film

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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

Why Classes in New Zealand are Better than in the U.S.

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By Nikki Fabrizio – Nikki is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumni Ambassador who studied abroad at the University of Otago in New Zealand. She is from Pace University. Deciding to study abroad raises a lot of questions: What will the culture be like? What will my roommates be like? What kind of new foods will I eat? … Continue reading

Fulbright Goes Back to the Farm… in New Zealand

Academic Discovery Fulbright Goes Back to the Farm… in New Zealand By Stacey Hartmann In 2010, as Madeline Hall capped a semester abroad in New Zealand by working as a farmhand mustering sheep in exchange for room and board, the environmental studies major asked a question that changed her life. “I was sitting at the … Continue reading

VIDEO: Getting Settled In

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By McCall Bliss –  McCall is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Fall Correspondent who is studying abroad at AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand. She is from Tufts University.  Key purchases, touch rugby, a giant worm, food and more! I am feeling more at home!

New Zealand – So Many Sheep!

View of Tauranga from Mount Maunganui.

By Megan Donnelly –  Megan is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at Griffith University – Gold Coast in Australia. Megan is from the University of Rhode Island.  My time abroad was one of the greatest experiences of my life.  About a year ago, four of my friends and I were exploring the North … Continue reading


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