The Guilfordian

Australian cost of living: prices now scream ‘crikey’

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013

You are studying abroad in scenic Sydney, Australia. After a day of researching the rich Aboriginal culture and playing with wallabies, you return to your home-stay only to realize that you are out of eggs. When you reach the store to pick up a dozen, you are shocked to see the price: five dollars. According...

Photo Gallery: Study Abroad Fair

February 8, 2013

On Wednesday, February 6, study abroad programs hosted a fair to encourage students to spend a semester in another country, in the East and West galleries in Founders Hall. Many countries were represented, including Germany, France, Spain, and China. To learn more information, contact Jack Zerbe at [email protected]

The good, the bad and the ugly: what happened over J-Term?

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

As I wait in line at the Grill to place my order, I am bombarded with familiar faces and quickly find myself invested in several conversations all starting off with the same question, “How was your break?” Whether you spent J-Term studying abroad, relaxing on the couch at home, playing a sport,...

Munich reunion: an extended German host family

Kelly Keegan, Guest Writer

February 8, 2013

Imagine a family reunion where all your favorite aunts and uncles show up and they are as happy to see you as you are to see them. Family drama is checked at the door and you don’t encounter any uncomfortable questions about your weight, marital status, or the possibility of grandchildren. You finally...

J-term predicted to be a success due to enrollment rates

Allison Debusk, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

This year, Guilford is trying something new: January term. J-term offers students the opportunity to study away, study abroad or domestically, take an on-campus seminar, launch an independent project, or intern for a company. The enrollment deadline for J-term was extended from Nov. 2 to Nov. 19,...

Study Abroad program expanded, transformed

Study Abroad program expanded, transformed

Ellen Nicholas, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

“If we want a new generation of leaders and innovators who can be effective in an ever more globalized world, sending our students overseas is not a luxury,” travel writer Rick Steves wrote in USA Today on Jan. 18. “It’s a necessity.” Which is why Guilford is expanding its study abroad program. “You’re...