Given the recent Earthquake in New Zealand, Cyclone in Australia and political unrest in Egypt, we thought we would put together some helpful tips to stay safe while abroad, even in the wake of a disaster.
Riots and protests weren’t what many students bargained for when they chose to study abroad in Egypt this year, but after having been evacuated from the country, many sentiments are anything but happy to be back home.
Staff and families back at the home university have noticed an unusual trend from the students who had to be evacuated from Egypt: they did not want to leave. After all, many traveled to this African country ready for adventure, ready for anything. If it were up to them, they would still be watching the riots from the rooftops of their schools, or even be right down in the action. Continue reading