The Guide: A Crash Course in Irish Culture

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living Did you know the original lease for the Guinness Storehouse was signed as a 9,000 year lease?  Talk about confidence!  What about that the Titanic was built in Belfast, Northern Ireland?  Whether you don’t know much about Ireland…

The Guide: Getting Involved Abroad

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living One of the great parts about living and studying abroad is that you are presented with the opportunity to make that city your new home away from home.  I know, I know, it sounds SUPER basic, but really…

ACE Scholarship Recipient: Desiree Delavary

One of our ACE Scholarship recipients of the spring 2018 term, University of Glasgow student, Desiree Delavary, from UC Berkeley, had the opportunity to work at the DART lab at the University of Edinburgh, focusing on Autism and Fragile X Syndrome.  Read about her experience and what she learned during her research position below: In Spring 2018, I…

Student Spotlight: TEDx with The TechTwins

Andrew and Mark Ansell, AKA TheTechTwins, are former UCEAP, and current UC Berkeley students.  The twins spent their Spring 2018 semester studying abroad at the historic Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.  A surprise came to me as I was looking through our submissions for the Spring 2018 MySnaps Photo Competition and stumbled across the twins’…

Recruiting: UCEAP London Orientation Helpers

We are seeking enthusiastic students to help with University of California Education Abroad Programme (UCEAP) orientation activities in London. The main role is to support the London Study Centre (LSC) staff in orientation activities and welcome UC students to the UK.  You will assist with cultural activities in London and engage in conversations with newly…