Tag: Cape Town

  • Work of the World

    Travel isn’t sight-seeing. Travel is experiencing. The Spring 2012 itinerary brought students to dozens of cities on 4 different continents in order to see firsthand how life takes place around […]

  • Open Ships Flip the Script & Lets the World Learn about SAS

    While Semester at Sea students head down the gangway to explore each new country, there’s often a crew of new students climbing up the stairs to take their place for […]

  • Senator Robb and Lynda Bird Johnson Shape SAS Visit to Viet Nam

    The MV Explorer sailed away from Ho Chi Minh City on the 29th of March, 39 years to the day after the American military withdrawal in 1973. Recent history was […]

  • Health History at Groote Schuur Hospital

    The Taj Mahal. The Great Wall of China. Groote Schuur Hospital? It may not top the list of world landmarks, but Groote Shuur Hospital is definitely among the medical wonders […]

  • South Africa – Through Our Lens

    570 students. 60 programs. 6 days. Watch this amazing video to get a sense of the culture, community, wildlife, and landscape of Cape Town during the Spring 2012 voyage’s stop […]

  • Buyers and Cellars: Business Class in the Vineyards

    Back in Cape Town, business students headed to Warwick Estates in the famed Cape Winelands with Dr. Alysse Morton, this semester’s professor of Operations Management and Global Management. Morton, a […]

  • The Changing Landscape of Safari Economics

    Semester at Sea organized 60 different trips for faculty and students during the 6-day stop in Cape Town, including a selection of safaris to every corner of the country. These […]

  • An Illustrated Guide to Cape Point

    Cape Town is known for many things, such as its social history, its mountainous backdrop, and, most recently, its role as a 2010 World Cup host. What many folks don’t […]

  • Student Photos – South Africa

    Molweni from Cape Town. With 6 days spread out across South Africa, students had plenty of opportunities to soak up summer in the southern hemisphere. Here’s a few of the […]

  • A Hip-Hop Pit Stop in Gugulethu Township

    Dr. Julie Strand, who previously brought her class to a Brazilian samba school, planned another evening of harmony, history, and hospitality in Cape Town. On the first day in South […]

  • The Positive Power of Soccer

    South Africa has made immense changes during the past few decades, but racial disparities remain to this day in the townships of Cape Town. The townships, a remnant of the […]

  • Cycling through Khayelitsha

    Cape Town is a city of contrasts. Just outside the downtown grid of skyscrapers and upscale restaurants lies the expansive Cape Flats area, where millions of residents live in a […]

  • Celebrating Black History off the Coast of Africa

    In another once-in-a-lifetime event, the spring students are observing Black History Month at the same time the MV Explorer is tracing the coast of Africa. The ship’s Black Student Union […]

  • Experiencing Community Service in Three Countries

      By: Rebecca Dickinson, Communications Team Work Study Student Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Accra, Ghana and Cape Town, South Africa. – These are cities where I have volunteered with Habitat for […]

  • A Ghana Back Story

    By: Jerry White, Lifelong Learner and Faculty Family Member I write this share a few weeks after the reverberations of the drums and the experience have subsided somewhat.  The preparation […]


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