Learn About Study Abroad on the Students Beyond Borders Podcast

What does it mean to be part of a global classroom? How does studying abroad change your life, expand your horizons, and better prepare you for the career world? We discuss this and all things study abroad on the brand new Students Beyond Borders study abroad podcast!

What is the Students Beyond Borders Podcast?

The Students Beyond Borders study abroad podcast is a place for USAC faculty, students, and higher education professionals to talk about international education. Every episode we’ll be providing you with inside information on what’s happening at USAC and in the study abroad industry in general.

What Guests and Themes Will the Study Abroad Podcast Feature?

We plan on having guests from all facets of international education including USAC staff members – local and international – current students, alumni, and professionals in the international education field. We’ll talk about everything from preparing for your study abroad to securing scholarships, the experiences you’ll have, how to use your study abroad to get ahead in your career, and more. We’ll frequently have current students and alumni on the show so you can hear first-hand what study abroad is like.

We’ve already released our first several episodes of the podcast, here’s what we’re talking about.

Intro: Introduction to the Students Beyond Borders Podcast

In this first episode, meet USAC Marketing Communications professionals and hosts, Sara East and Nicole Duxbury, and find out more about USAC, upcoming episodes, and what’s happening in study abroad today.

Episode 1: Wait, You Can Study Abroad Virtually?

USAC Marketing Communications Coordinator, Nicole Duxbury chats with USAC Director of Academic Affairs Kara Bingham and Senior Academic Affairs Coordinator Justus Watt about the new Global Perspectives Program featuring online international courses and internships.

Episode 2: COVID Can’t Stop Me: Student Reflects on Virtual International Internship

USAC Marketing Communications Coordinator, Nicole Duxbury chats with alumna Dalia Vongpanya, a University of Nevada, Reno student, about her experience participating in a virtual internship for a language learning app called Latudio, based out of the Czech Republic.

Where Can I Listen and Subscribe to the Students Beyond Borders Podcast?

The Students Beyond Borders Podcast is available on most popular podcast sites as well as the USAC website. You can listen to the podcast in the following locations.

The USAC Website

Buzzsprout

Spotify

Coming soon to Apple Podcasts!

Who Are the Students Beyond Borders Podcast Hosts?

The hosts of the Students Beyond Borders podcast are USAC communications employees, Sara East and Nicole Duxbury.

Sara and Nicole are both located in the USAC central office in Reno, NV. Sara studied abroad in Madrid, Spain and Nicole studied abroad in Paris, France. (They’re both those annoying people that never stop talking about studying abroad even though they studied a long time ago.) But seriously, both hosts have a passion for study abroad and sharing the opportunities and doors that can open through international education. You can learn more about Sara and Nicole in the intro podcast.

How Can I Be on the Students Beyond Borders Podcast?

We welcome all alumni, current students, affiliates, and professionals in the international education to be a part of the study abroad podcast. If you’re interested in being on the podcast, please email usacmarketing@gmail.com

We look forward to bringing you valuable and fun information about international education and study abroad!