Why Study Abroad?
There are several compelling ways that you may enhance your academic experience and increase your professional capital with a study abroad experience.Over the past decade, the number of U.S. students studying abroad has more than doubled. At Stonehill, 40% of the Class of 2012 spent at least one semester abroad.
Immerse yourself in another culture, perhaps another language, and improve your intercultural proficiency.
Take courses which can be better comprehended in a particular location (e.g., art history in Florence or Irish government in Galway).
Challenge yourself to develop leadership, adaptability, self-reliance, and critical thinking skills which will strengthen your career prospects.
Travel extensively and cheaply during class holidays and before/after your studies.
Meet Our Peer Advisors
Copenhagen, Denmark; Office hours: Wednesdays, 1pm-3pm
I'm Tara, and I'm a Criminology major, Psychology minor. Last year, I studied abroad in wonderful Copenhagen, Denmark during fall semester, and I liked it so much that I decided to go back in the spring too! While abroad, I studied International Law and Cultural Anthropology, and I met the quirkiest people, enjoyed the most delicious food (specifically Danish pastries), and had unforgettable adventures all over Europe!
Galway, Ireland; Office hours: Wednesdays, 11am-1pm
I'm a New Hampshire native and a Stonehill senior studying English and Sociology and minoring in French; I studied abroad in Galway, Ireland during the Fall of 2011. My semester at the National University of Ireland was unforgettably exciting and I can't wait to share my advice and experiences with those students who are seeking an international adventure.
London Internship Program; Office hours: Fridays, 11am-1pm
Hi, I'm Danielle. I'm currently a senior majoring in Psychology and English. In the fall of 2011, I interned in London at the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London conducting hypnosis studies. Come talk to me about the UK and my incredible internship placement!
Buenos Aires, Argentina; Office hours: Thursdays, 12pm-2pm
I'm Saleah Loomis a Senior at Stonehill College and i'm majoring in International Studies and minoring in Cinema Studies. Last fall I studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina with an advanced Spanish program and took classes at the Universidad del Salvador and Ponificia Universidad Catolica.
Gold Coast, Australia; Office hours: Thursdays, 10am-12pm
My name is Kelly Middleton and I am a senior healthcare administration and psychology double-major here at Stonehill. In the fall of my junior year, I studied abroad at Griffith University in Gold Coast, Australia, where I was able to live and take classes with Australian students. My time abroad was definitely a highlight of my entire college experience and I would love to talk to anyone who is interested, in hopes that they will enjoy it as much as I did.
Seville, Spain; Office hours: Tuesdays, 11:30am-1pm
I'm Elizabeth and I'm a senior Biology and Environmental Studies double major with a minor in Spanish. Last spring I studied abroad in Sevilla, in southern Spain at Pablo de Olavide University.
Perugia, Italy; Office hours: Mondays, 11am-1pm
I'm Frankie Walsh and I studied abroad in Perugia, Italy for my entire junior year. While there I: traveled to around 15 countries in Europe, learned to cook, made friends from all over the world, and learned more about myself than I ever expected. I would love to talk to anyone interested in studying abroad, especially if you are unsure as to where to go!