Jayhawks Abroad Blog

Welcome to the Study Abroad and Global Engagement (SAGE) blog! Here you can find blogs written by KU study abroad students on a variety of topics, including identity abroad, travel tips, experiences abroad, and much more. Use the menu down below to filter blogs based on topic.

Image of the artwork "I'm Sorry/ I forgive you" by Arwa Abouon

I'm Sorry/I Forgive You

This past week, I had the opportunity to visit the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art for the second time during my stay in Morocco. The museum, easily one of Rabat’s top attractions, features modern artists throughout Africa and the Middle East and is well worth the 20-dirham (2…

New Zealand

Studying Abroad in New Zealand

I have wanted to go to New Zealand for as long as I can remember. It has always been one of my bucket list destinations and to visit was a major goal of mine. However, when it was time to go on the trip, I was super nervous. I signed up for the trip during my first semester ever at KU on a spur…

Shannon in Italy

Tips on Navigating Through Europe

This past fall, 2023, I had the amazing opportunity to study abroad for a semester in Milan, Italy through ISEP at the University of Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. With an extended period in Europe, I wanted to travel to…

Group of students in Panama

Tips for Going Abroad

Studying abroad can be a daunting experience, especially for someone who has not traveled outside of the country often. For me, I had been on a family vacation to Mexico once, so the idea of traveling to Panama…