Tag: Semester at Sea

  • Spring 2015 – By The Numbers

    The Spring 2015 Voyage of Semester at Sea has been at sea for two weeks.  We have already visited our first port of Hilo, Hawaii, crossed the International Date Line, […]

  • Fond Farewell

    Fall 2014 Embarkation: Backpacks, Books, and Luggage

    The Port of Southampton was abustle with incoming voyagers on August 23rd. From around the world, 629 college students traveled to England ready to embark on the Fall 2014 voyage […]

  • From A Thousand Eyes: Ireland

    “From a Thousand Eyes” is a four-part series on the Summer 2014 voyage that depicts our ports from the viewpoint of the participants. Here, students and faculty share their experiences […]

  • Summer 2014 By the Numbers

    Watch as members of the Summer 2014 Semester at Sea shipboard community give fun facts about the voyagers on board.  Meet students, faculty, staff and other faces on the ship currently sailing […]

  • Khayelitsha Township – Crafting Empowerment

    During a field program students visited Khayelitsha, South Africa’s fastest growing township, to get a glimpse of Social Entrepreneurship in action. In addition to visiting the Khayelitsha Craft Market, where […]

  • Student Perspective: Living in the Now

    There are many benefits to traveling the world. You get to learn about new cultures and languages, and you see how other countries are vastly different or similar to your […]

  • Bagan, Myanmar – The Poetry of a Moment

    A Semester at Sea program to Bagan, Myanmar, gave students the opportunity to explore this ancient city adorned with thousands of Buddhist pagodas, temples and stupas. Join William Desena, a […]

  • Here's to the Next 50

    Over the past fifty years, Semester at Sea has changed the face of global education, visiting over 60 countries while touching the lives of more than 60,000 alumni from 1,700 […]

  • Global Music – The Universal Language – Part 1

    While ported in Vietnam, students in the Breaking Sound Barriers course had the privilege to experience Vietnamese musical culture in a unique and transformational way. They visited the renowned SOUL […]

  • Cu Chi Tunnels Living on Four Legs

    Outside of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, lie the Cu Chi tunnels. These tunnels are a part of a larger network of tunnels that played a crucial role in […]

  • The Changing Face of Japan’s Economy

    On their first day in Yokohama, Japan, students in Professor Ranade’s International Trade course visited the Nissan factory and museum. These students learned about the auto industry in Japan as […]

  • Hawaii's Big Island: Paradise in the Sky

    While in port in Hilo, Hawaii, a group of Semester at Sea students visited the summit of Mauna Kea. The Hawaiian name “Mauna Kea” means “White Mountain.” The mountain is […]

  • SAS Discovers Cuba and True Cross-cultural connections

    The Fall 2013 Semester at Sea voyage returned to Havana, Cuba after nine years and was greeted by officials and students from the University of Havana. The dock was lined […]

  • Swimming My Way Around the World

      Some people like to shop their way around the world. I prefer to experience ports by swimming and finding pools in as many ports as I can. This solution […]

  • SAS Davis Scholarship Impacts Students' View of the World

    Studying abroad with Semester at Sea was not something Laura Pastores considered, but thanks to a scholarship she received, Laura has had the chance to experience drumming and dancing in […]


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