After graduating from Clemson with a degree in civil engineering, Knowles took off to Sichuan Province, China, to teach English at the local high school and volunteer. Originally only planning to stay for one year, Knowles — now a lead actor in China’s highest-grossing ever action film — got talked into re-upping his trip, a decision that would prove to be life changing.
When junior architecture major Summer Anderson packed five pairs of walking shoes for her semester abroad, she never imagined she would need more. Four months, 11 countries, 56 cities and over 700 miles walked later, the Durham, North Carolina native says her footwear collection is nearly exhausted. While abroad, Anderson – along with her cohort […]
Clemson University animal and veterinary science students can expand their cultural horizons while obtaining skills that will allow them to practice worldwide by completing their bachelor’s degrees at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
This Tiger took a leap of faith in 2004 by coming to Tiger Town as a foreign exchange student from Japan. Little did she know, this decision would lead her to find her home away from home as part of the Clemson family.
Enhancing one’s employability and learning new life skills are two of the many benefits College of Business students will realize through study abroad programs offered through Clemson University’s Office of Global Engagement. This summer, business students have six study abroad opportunities across a variety of business disciplines, all of which have a March 1 application […]
On one of the first days of summer break 2015, I sat with my face glued to the window of a small bus driving through the streets of Belgrade, Serbia, along with 12 other Clemson students. While my friends were off sun tanning on beaches at home (a mere 4,700 miles away), I was in […]
Ryan Bartley is a senior who double majors in economics and political science, and he recently took advantage of the Clemson University Department of Political Science’s semester abroad program in Belgrade, Serbia. Courses are taught in English by top Belgrade University professors, and Bartley and his fellow students got the opportunity to interact with Serbian […]
Clemson students played only a small part in the lives of the seven tigers we saw — but the tigers (and their breathtaking homeland) have had an irrevocable impact on mine. I hope that every student has the opportunity to experience a similar shift in perspective — one that, I believe, can only be gained through cultural immersion and global learning.
A Clemson family is establishing an endowment that will help provide the funds that students need to study abroad while they are in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Rusty and LeeAnn Harris, who both graduated from Clemson in 1986, have pledged funds to start the Rusty and LeeAnn Harris Family Grant-in-Aid Endowment. […]
A former Yugoslavian diplomat, this political science professor helps students to broaden their perspective and their world. Meet Vladimir Matic. Years at Clemson: I have been teaching for 20 years – started in fall 1996. Years I’ve been leading a study abroad: I took the first group of National Scholars to Serbia in 2006. This […]
Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other. They say the best way to learn a language is through immersion, but I would argue that it’s an even better way to learn about the world.
Clemson’s Office of Global Engagement brings the world to Clemson. The office reinforces that vision through operational and administrative support for a globally engaged community on Clemson’s campus.
Beginning this semester, Clemson University is offering a study abroad experience in Ireland. The new exchange program, established between Clemson University and the National University of Ireland-Galway (NUIG), will provide both professors and students with a change of pace by offering an exchange of place.
When Lauren Fowler received word that she was a candidate for an internship with automaker BMW in Munich, Germany, she realized the required video chat interview, common among college students seeking jobs, would be unlike any previous professional conversation. Though the digital world was second nature to her, Fowler knew the stakes were too high […]
Begun in Genoa, Italy, architecture major Clair Dias and her peers created hands-on experiences for children through the Kids in Architecture: Pop-Up Atelier project when they built a full-scale, interactive exhibit that was installed in seven children’s museums in South Carolina.