QU301 South Africa Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to examine South Africa’s transition from Apartheid to current day. Has South Africa become united? What are some of the challenges that still need to be overcome? As members of the Global Community, what…

QU301 South Africa: Information for Students & Parents

Participating in a study abroad course can be a big step for students and parents alike. It is common for students and parents to have questions. Below is information available to students and parents to get a better idea of…

Alternative Winter Break 2014

What is the Alternative Winter Break Trip to South Africa? Quinnipiac University’s Department of Cultural and Global Engagement and the Albert Schweitzer Institute are sponsoring an Alternative Winter Break Trip to South Africa in January 2014. The trip is run…

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Stress Free Living

With finals over and winter break finally here it feels good to just sit back and relax. However while sitting back and relaxing, my mind keeps going to South Africa and how soon our adventure begins! In the past couple of…

Giving the Greatest Gift of All

The snow is piling up on my lawn, and people are counting down how many shopping days are left before Christmas. It’s crazy to think that it is already this time of year again, but I’m not complaining. I refuse…

A Lot To Be Thankful For…

Hi again! It’s that time of year where people look at their lives and think about what they are thankful for. I have family visiting, gathering around the dinner table for Thanksgiving and birthdays, engagement announcements, and soon enough Christmas!…

Day 15- To Be Grateful

Some may believe that change cannot happen in two weeks and that views are not altered by glimpses into the harsh realities of others. As the end of the QU 301 South Africa experience comes to a close I offer challenge…

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Day 15 – Taking Time to Look Back and Reflect

As I look back on this trip of a lifetime, I am thankful for the new friendships and unforgettable memories I made. I never thought I would get out as much as I did from this trip. Learning about South…

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Day 15- Unforgettable Memories

After two weeks of endless traveling around South Africa, you would think I would have countless stories to tell that could last forever. While this might be true in the near future, at this point in time I am actually…

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