“History unfolded . . . in Cape Town.”

Divya Bhatia (Brown University) studied on SIT’s comparative Health and Community program in the fall of 2013 and was in South Africa in December. Below, she reflects on the momentous events that occurred while she was there.   By Divya Bhatia “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over […]

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Reach the Top of Your Mountain!

An interview with Julia “Jay” Benedith, Wesleyan University, class of 2014; Jay studied abroad on the SIT Nicaragua program in the spring of 2013. SIT Study Abroad: What drew you to the program in Nicaragua? Julia Benedith: I am a Mellon Mays undergraduate fellow at Wesleyan University. As soon as I started conducting research about […]

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What Does an Excursion to the Mekong Delta with SIT Vietnam Look Like?

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is home to numerous farms, incredible biodiversity, and lush landscapes. The delta is extremely important to Vietnam, as its farms yield a good portion of the rice that feeds the country’s population. The region is also home to thousands of species and has been called a “biological treasure trove” by the World […]

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Discomfort Zone

Julian Goetz (Binghamton University) studied on SIT’s Nepal: Tibetan and Himalayan Peoples program in fall 2010. Below, he reflects on some of the experiences he had on the program that took him out of his comfort zone. By Julian Goetz I arrived a day late. Went to the wrong airport back in New York. I […]

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SIT Argentina Alumna Looks Back on Her Experiences in Latin America

Amanda studied abroad on the SIT Argentina: Regional Integration, Development, and Social Change  program during the fall of 2011. She is a graduate of Connecticut College where she majored in international relations. Today, Amanda is the college success program coordinator for Higher Edge, an NGO working to improve college accessibility and retention rates among first-generation […]

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