Slugs of the World

Slugs of the World is a feature where we’ll be interviewing study abroad returnees to give you some insight into what it’s really like to leave UCSC and experience the world!  Click the photos below to read the interviews.  Keep an eye out for new posts! 

Sameer Saleh studied in South Africa and India after transferring to UCSC:


Mina is a fourth-year psychology major here at UCSC. She studied abroad on a multicity program which means she got to spend 5 weeks in Rome and 5 weeks in Madrid. I asked Mina a few questions about her experience abroad:


Danielle graduated in 2014 and remembers her experience studying abroad in South Africa in 2012 as one of the best parts of her undergraduate career:

Danielle in South Africa
Danielle at the top of Table Mountain, facing south west to the Cape of Good Hope.

Elyse studied abroad at Thammasat University in Thailand in Fall 2014, and recommends studying in Thailand because “it really has everything.”

Austin studied at three different universities across three different continents in one year:



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