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Information for students concerned about seasickness on their voyage, including information about preventing and treating symptoms of seasickness
So Tell Me About Semester at Sea
Every Semester at Sea participant has shared their love of the program at some time or another. And as easy as it seems, the simple act of sharing couldn’t be more important.
My job makes my day
Some days I think about how lucky I am to have such a unique job. When most people are heading into their cubicle, a lot of days I’m already on […]
Sailing on Horseback: When Land and Sea Collide in Amazing Ways
Semester at Sea has created a new Global Ambassadors program, whose participants are an excellent resource for first hand knowledge, experience and mentorship at over 100 colleges and universities.
Behind the scenes of Enrichment Voyages
Enrichment Voyages require a great deal of planning to come off without a hitch. From scheduling keynote speakers to scheduling space for shows on board the MV Explorer, the Enrichment Voyage team works together to make it all happen.
Getting Social in the Middle of the Amazon River
Semester at Sea has an active and generous online community in social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. We are working on ways to engage them even while the ship is at sea.
Countdown to first ever May Voyage is on!
As the ship is being prepared for the April Enrichment Voyage, we can’t help but think that so much work and planning – for us AND the students – is about to come to fruition. We’ll see all of you May Voyage participants in just a few weeks!
Choosing an ERP for a global study abroad program
ISE is in the process of changing ERP systems to run the organization and academic programs. Read about how we selected the vendor and software that we will be transitioning to.
I left thinking who I was, and came back as who I am
We were inter-port students on the ship for about two weeks only, but learned so much, that it will really make a difference in our lives.
Slideshow: Week in Review, India and Neptune Day
The shipboard community recently celebrated the time-honored Semester at Sea tradition of Neptune Day to honor those on board who crossed the equator for the first time during this voyage. […]
Neptune Day: Dare Ye Take the Shellback Test?
Screams and shrieks from the pool deck echoed throughout the ship Sunday morning, March 13, as “Neptune Day” ceremonies kicked off and scurvy-ridden landlubbers who wanted to rise to the […]
Geology Expert Gives Talk on Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami
MV Explorer, Indian Ocean, March 12–Geology professor Ken Hon was playing a computer game with his seven-year-old daughter on board the MV Explorer around noon on Friday, March 11, when […]
Stefanie Amadeo: U.S. Diplomat
U.S. Foreign Service officer, Stephanie Amadeo, sailed with the SAS Spring 2011 voyage for three days in Brazil, talking about her work, career, and the robust economy in Brazil.
What is a consortium agreement?
The term “consortium agreement” may not mean much to you right now. But in the field of study abroad, it’s a common form that allows your home university to transfer […]
Will my credits transfer?
One of the biggest grey areas in study abroad is the issue of credit transfer. It’s important to know the possible credit transfer scenarios you may face, as well as how to best get answers to your questions from your home university.