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’…

Our Awesome Student Reps: Spring 2018!

Queen Mary University of London : Cristina Sanchez-Gonzalez & Germain Louie We had not one, but TWO students representing Queen Mary, University of London this semester. Cristina (above, left) represented our year-long students and Germain (above, right), our spring semester cohort. Together, they hosted a silly/fun event at Ballie Ballerson for their UC peers, and…

The World is Your Oyster

Germain Louie, our UCEAP student (and soon to be Study Abroad Peer Mentor at UC Irvine!), wrote the following reflective piece on his time abroad at Queen Mary University of London this spring 2018 term. He speaks about his journey from a high school student, visiting the city for the first time, to his transformative…