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The latest stories from CIS Abroad alumni, staff, and friends.

Celebrating Juneteenth! | 7 Blog Posts by Our Black Alumni
To celebrate Juneteenth this year, we’re #AmplifyingMelanatedVoices by sharing blog posts written by our Black alumni. CIS Abroad believes that Black students should have the opportunity and support t... Continue Reading
A Lesson in Australian English | Student Blog from Gold Coast
I went on CIS Abroad’s Semester on the Gold Coast program in Spring 2019. I assumed that since Australians spoke English (the only language I speak), the Australian culture would be pretty similar to ... Continue Reading
Budgeting on the Gold Coast | Student blog from Australia
For those of you pondering the Semester on the Gold Coast program: welcome! To those of you who have been accepted into the program: CONGRATS! Wherever you sit on this timeline, it doesn’t hurt to tak... Continue Reading
“Did you make that up just now?” | Language Misunderstandings in Australia
I knew that leaving the US and traveling to Sydney, Australia would introduce me to some new words. But what I didn’t realize was truly how different the everyday language can get, even though everyon... Continue Reading
Video Round-up | Jordan's Semester on the Gold Coast
It goes without saying that students are living their best lives while studying abroad, but no great accomplishment comes without great challenge. From bidding adieu at the airport to making a foreign... Continue Reading
CIS Abroad Named One of the Top Overall Study Abroad Providers by
CISabroad is thrilled to be recognized as one of the top overall study abroad providers in Go Overseas‘ 2018 Community Choice Awards.
#LivingOurBestLife as One of the Top Overall Study Abroad Providers of 2018
You reviewed your study abroad experiences on And CISabroad came out on top 🤩! In their first ever Community Choice Awards, GoOverseas recognized CISabroad as one of the Top Overall S... Continue Reading
Top 5 Tips from Newcastle | Student Blog from Australia
G’day! I write to you with my Top 5 tips from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, where the sun shines all day and the uni comes alive at night.
QUIZ! Which Asia-Pacific Country Best Fits Your Study Abroad Style?
Want to study abroad in an Asia-Pacific country, but not sure where to go? With so many amazing options it can be a tough choice! Don't worry though, we're here to help. We've created this awesome qui... Continue Reading