Many UC Santa Cruz students were affected by the onset of COVID-19 while studying abroad. Navigating the unprecedented circumstances required flexibility and personal strength. Students reflected on their experiences through real, genuine, unscripted storytelling. We hope these testimonials humanize students’ study abroad experiences during COVID-19.
Third-year – Psychology major and Legal Studies minor – Spring Semester at Queen Mary University of London, England
Fourth-year – Psychology major – Spring Semester at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
Fifth-year – Robotics Engineering major – Winter Quarter at Accent Center, Paris, France
Third-year – Literature major – Academic Year at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago
Third-year – Sociology major, Education minor – Spring Semester at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago
Third-year – Global Economics major – Spring Semester at the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain
Fourth-year – Anthropology major – nominated Spring Semester at Fudan University in Shanghai, China