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Student Experiences

Engage with GLO alums to learn more about study abroad

One of the best ways to learn about the study abroad experience is from other Northwestern students who participated in your program, lived in your host country, or experienced challenges living and studying abroad.

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Identity & Diversity Abroad

Consider aspects of your identity and how these may be perceived and treated in your host culture.

Read About Identity Abroad
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Student Ambassadors

Global Learning Office (GLO) Ambassadors serve as official volunteer representatives of GLO and advocate for study abroad within the Northwestern undergraduate community.

Meet with a student ambassador
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Student Blogs

Hear from Northwestern students all around the world as they study in foreign universities, conduct research, volunteer, work in internships, improve their language skills, meet new friends, and connect with host families.

View student blogs
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Program Evaluations

Review program evaluations for feedback from past Northwestern students who participated on the programs in which you're most interested.

Read program evaluations
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Connect with Students

Organized by region and program, contact current Northwestern students who studied abroad in countries or programs of interest.

Contact returnees
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Learn how study abroad impacts Northwestern students' personal identity, academic and career plans, and life perspective!