Global health grad students in the CPHHS participated in virtual study abroad experience due to the pandemic’s limitations on travel.
“Our trip to London altered my perspective, specifically regarding the global need of an efficient public health structure,” says Chase Fettig, a public health senior and one of nine students who made the trip.
Studying abroad in a country where you don’t speak the native tongue may sound scary at first. But according to CPHHS students who participated in the Fu Jen University Exchange trip to Taiwan, it’s an experience of a lifetime.
“There is a saying on the streets of downtown Cape Town that holds so much truth, ‘I came here to change Cape Town, but Cape Town changed me.’ I feel blessed to have had such a wonderful experience in the amazing country of South Africa,” Katherine says.
“I have never felt more accepted and happy in my life then how I feel here on this adventure. I have met some wonderful people who have made me feel incredibly loved and fulfilled,” Erin says.
“My five months in Botswana left me with a committed interest in global health and an understanding of how much more I have to learn,” Olivia says.