U of U Learning Abroad Alumni have gone on to do great things in lots of amazing places. Check out some of their profiles below to see where they are now and how in many cases, Learning Abroad had an impact on their personal, professional, academic, and career goals.
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Lexi Kaili, Class of 2016
BS, Environmental and Sustainability Studies - Himalayan Film in Kathmandu, Nepal
Current Position: Senior Student Fellow at the Sorenson Impact Center
"I learned how to conceptualize, produce, and edit a documentary-style film, all while embracing a new culture and learning about the importance of education for rural areas in developing countries."
Michelle Kersey, Class of 2016
BA, Communication: Journalism - Yonsei University Exchange
Current Position: UX Designer & Content Manager at Stanford Law School
"My learning abroad experience taught me so much about my own capabilities and what I am able to accomplish when I put my mind to something."
Anthony Oyler, Class of 2017
HBS, Chemical Engineering and Political Science - Swansea University Exchange Alumni
Curent Position: Graduate Engineering Student and Researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
"These experiences definitely helped shape me into the kind of student I was and allowed me to get into my dream graduate school at MIT. I learned to become more independent, self-sufficient, confident, willing to try new things, and realize not to stress as much (because everything that can go wrong while traveling usually does at one point or another)."
CLASS OF 2018
Degree: BA, International Affairs
CLASS OF 2015
Degree: BA, Anthropology
Current Position: Works at a Vegan Education Non-Profit in Hawaii and New Zealand
CLASS OF 2018
Degree: BS, International Studies with Trade & Commerce Emphasis
Current Position: College Access Advisor for Utah College Advising Corps