Shift Your Perspective

There’s no better way to gain perspective on the world around us than to encounter it. Can’t hop on a plane at the moment? We’ve compiled stories and related media about Georgian Court students’ travels so you can learn and live vicariously through their adventurous spirits. Click here to go to the GCU Study Abroad Blog.

  • Importance of Water in Peru
    by eantonowicz on January 17, 2019 at 2:46 am

    It is amazing how when traveling from one country to another our eyes can be opened. One concept that we always discuss as a group is how different the water system is in Peru. In the United States, any of us can simply walk to the sink and fill our cup with water if we … Continue reading "Importance of Water in Peru" […]

  • Volunteer Work Day 1!
    by eantonowicz on January 15, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    Yesterday began our real purpose for coming to Peru…our opportunity to volunteer! Our social work students had the opportunity to attend the Aldea Infantil de Juan Pablo II, and work with young orphans aged 2-7. From coloring pictures to playing with toys to dancing, our students were just happy to provide whatever they could to … Continue reading "Volunteer Work Day 1!" […]

  • Beautiful Views, Inca Ruins, and More!
    by eantonowicz on January 14, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    Yesterday was quite the day for our social work and nursing students. We started out the day with the most beautiful, sunny views from the top of our homestay and we could not wait to get started on our tours! After going to the market named San Pedro to look at the local atmosphere and … Continue reading "Beautiful Views, Inca Ruins, and More!" […]

  • First Day In Peru!
    by eantonowicz on January 12, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Today marks our first day in Peru, and what an exciting day it was! After we got settled into our homestay, we were lucky enough to get a small tour of the Plaza de Armas before our orientation at Máximo Nivel to learn about our IVHQ experience. This city center of Cusco was gorgeous from … Continue reading "First Day In Peru!" […]

  • Off to Peru!
    by eantonowicz on January 11, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    It’s time for us to depart to Cusco, Peru! In less than 24 hours we will be beginning our amazing journey. We are so excited to share our thoughts, pictures, and experiences with you all. Don’t forget to follow along with us in Peru using the link below to stay tuned for all the wonderful … Continue reading "Off to Peru!" […]

  • Semester Abroad in Hong Kong
    by Laura Grodewald on January 8, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    Hi, my name is Debra Cohen. I studied abroad in the spring of 2018 in Hong Kong. It was an experience of a lifetime. I have lived in many different places but nothing quite like HK. When I first decided to go, I was really struggling with all the many decisions I had to make … Continue reading "Semester Abroad in Hong Kong" […]

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