Nabila in Brussels

Hello everyone! My name is Nabila Mella and I am an International Relations major with a double minor in Public Health and French at the University of Rochester. I am originally from the Dominican Republic (DR) and am currently studying abroad this Fall 2019 semester in Brussels, Belgium.  I’ve always known I wanted to study … Continue reading Nabila in Brussels

International Advocacy in Brussels

It’s been lovely completing this program with EPA – there is much to reflect on. I began my time here in May for a summer internship in the research department of an organization called​ Education International​, one day after I graduated university in Boston, Massachusetts. I arrived with little knowledge of Global Advocacy. I arrived … Continue reading International Advocacy in Brussels

Study Abroad Abroad

As an international student studying at the University of Rochester, it might seem strange to even consider going abroad since you’re already abroad. However, that is exactly what I decided to do as a second semester junior. When I heard about the EPA program, it truly caught my attention. Whether it was the fact that … Continue reading Study Abroad Abroad

Home Away from Home (including the difficulties…)

At my school, Furman University, it is not out of the ordinary to study abroad. To me, after my sister went to Edinburgh, I knew that I was going to follow in her footsteps, and I did exactly just that. After having been here for just over a month, Edinburgh has quickly become home to … Continue reading Home Away from Home (including the difficulties…)