Rutgers students study abroad all over the world each year. They return with exciting stories of their travels, from learning a new language to exploring their own identity in a new culture.
Study abroad can be one of the most transformative experiences of your life. But don't just take it from us—read and watch these Rutgers student stories and see for yourself.
You can also check out our blog, Confessions from (Study) Abroad, written for students, by students.
Study Abroad Student Stories
Stories About AcademicsREAD STORIES
Stories About Academics
Study is the first word in the phrase "study abroad," and it is true that the experience is first and foremost an academic one. Read these Rutgers student stories about what they learned abroad.
Stories About Career ImpactREAD STORIES
Stories About Career Impact
Study abroad can give students a competitive advantage in the workplace as more and more employers seek staff with a globalized insight. Read these Rutgers student stories about how their experiences ...
Stories About IdentityREAD STORIES
Stories About Identity
Many students return from studying abroad saying they learned more about themselves than they expected. Read about Rutgers students' exploration of their own identities while abroad.
Stories About Language LearningREAD STORIES
Stories About Language Learning
Many students study abroad to work on their language skills. Read what these Rutgers students have to say about their language learning while abroad.
Stories About CultureREAD STORIES
Stories About Culture
Study abroad exposes you to different cultures, which can be a great learning experience. Read these Rutgers student stories about culture shock and more.
Stories About FinancesREAD STORIES
Stories About Finances
You can learn a lot about managing your finances through study abroad. Read these Rutgers student stories about applying for scholarships, budgeting while abroad, and more.
Check out these videos about Rutgers students' global experiences related to their academics.
Dylan Scallo, Engineering - University of Melbourne, Australia
Alumni Career Videos
Check out these videos from Rutgers study abroad alumni about how their global experiences shaped their career paths.
Alana Bennett - John Cabot University, Italy
Adam Santana - University of Valencia, Spain
Student Testimonial Videos
Check out these student testimonial videos produced by Rutgers Global, where students tell all about their experiences studying abroad.
Danny Peled - University of Valencia, Spain
Claire Yang - Macquarie University, Australia
Check out these videos made by real Rutgers students who studied abroad.
Evan Law - Tsuru University, Japan
Sandra Costa - Coral Reef Internship, Cayman Islands
Kayla Frauenheim - ISI Florence, Italy