SIT students with the Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Holds Private Audience for SIT Students

Students studying Tibetan and Himalayan history and religion got the experience of a lifetime last week when they had a private audience with the Dalai Lama. The twenty students participating in SIT Study Abroad’s Nepal: Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples program, met with His Holiness during an educational excursion to Dharamsala, India, and discussed the importance of finding […]

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Bolivia Alumna Returns to Bolivia to Work in Food Industry

Elizabeth Abel, graduate of George Washington University, studied in Bolivia with SIT in the fall of 2009. She has returned to Bolivia, where she now works at the Melting Pot Bolivia Foundation. Below, she describes some of the work she’s doing now and how her time with SIT influenced her. By Elizabeth Abel Cochabamba, Bolivia, […]

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SIT Argentina health students in the field

SIT Study Abroad Attends First American Mock World Health Organization Conference

On Sunday, October 5, SIT Study Abroad university relations manager Mory Pagel spoke at the first American Mock World Health Organization (AMWHO) conference, hosted by University of North Carolina’s (UNC’s) Gillings School of Global Public Health. Neha Acharya, a senior at UNC, organized the weekend-long event after attending a Mock WHO conference in Canada. More […]

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SIT Alumna Reflects on Experiences after Program in Kenya

Aubrey Winkie (University of Wisconsin–Madison) studied on SIT’s Kenya: Urbanization, Health, and Human Rights program in fall 2012. Below, Aubrey talks about what she did in Kenya after the program. I did my Independent Study Project working with the WaterCap research project, studying the effects of climate change induced food insecurity. My findings were published […]

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Get an Inside Look at SIT’s Program in Vietnam

SIT’s Vietnam: Culture, Social Change, and Development program immerses students in the culture of Vietnam while they learn about the country’s current economic development and historical context. How does this work? Watch the video below to get a closer look at the program, including its homestay, excursions, and Independent Study Project. Learn more about the […]

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