Topic: Student Life

  • Female empowerment at sea and in India

    Life onboard the MV World Odyssey is a unique living experience—a magnified version of a college campus, with a diverse group of students sailing around the world together. Voyagers come […]

  • A South African show starring Fall 2017 Voyagers

    Michael Williams, the second Interport Lecturer of the Fall 2017 Voyage, came onboard with something special planned: a performance, for students and by students, that reflected life in South Africa. […]

  • “Just Be At Sea”: The Impact of Semester at Sea

    Each voyage touches and shapes every student differently, but for Ari Gootnick, the Fall 2015 voyage was particularly life changing. His experience inspired him to document how the voyage has […]

  • Longneck women of Myanmar

    Field Program Preview: Longneck Women of Loikaw

    Semester at Sea partners with various providers to develop Field Programs that provide exceptional experiences for our voyagers to explore off-the-beaten path destinations.  One such program, Longneck Women of Loikaw, a […]

  • Fall 2017 International Voyager Follows Dream to Set Sail

    Semester at Sea has been on the horizon for international voyager Akshat Rajan ever since he can remember. “When my sister was in college, eight years ago, her roommate did […]

  • Spring 2017 disembarks

    Spring 2017 disembarks in Germany

    The MV World Odyssey is docked in Hamburg, Germany, finals are officially over (whew!), and the Spring 2017 Voyage has come to an end! The disembarkation festivities kicked off a few […]

  • Spring 2017 in Morocco

    Spring 2017 in Morocco

    The MV World Odyssey’s final port of call during the Spring 2017 Voyage was the last of three African countries on the itinerary, Morocco. With so much to explore, voyagers had the […]

  • Dean Robert Kling

    Dean Robert Kling on pushing boundaries

    For, Dr. Robert Kling, his time aboard the MV World Odyssey is not his first experience working and exploring abroad. Kling, an Associate Professor of Economics at Colorado State University, […]

  • Students, Staculty, and Crew come together for Shipboard Drive

    The MV World Odyssey buzzed with newfound excitement during the passage between South Africa and Ghana thanks to the arrival of the Shipboard Drive. Every voyage, the at-sea community works […]

  • Jack Belisle Parent Trip

    Student and mom explore South Africa during Parent Trip

    The MV World Odyssey pulled into beautiful Cape Town, South Africa and I made my way over to the hotel that Semester at Sea had booked for all the students […]

  • Spring 2017 squares off in Sea Olympics

    Once every voyage, there comes a time when everyday life onboard the My World Odyssey grinds to a halt and students come together to test their mettle in a mental, physical, […]

  • Sana Nguyen

    A Special Day of Giving Thank You

    Thank you alumni, friends, students, and everyone that is part of the Semester at Sea family. Because of your generosity, Thursday, March 9—SAS’s 2017 Day of Giving—was an even greater […]

  • Spring 2017 celebrates Neptune Day

    The MV World Odyssey has officially crossed the equator, and that can only mean two things—it’s Neptune Day for the Spring 2017 Voyagers and it’s time to kiss some fish. King Neptune […]

  • Student studies

    Semester at Sea runs in the family

    Voyaging into the unknown is par for the course when embarking with Semester at Sea. Meeting new friends, visiting unheard of destinations, and encountering different cultures is part of every […]

  • Taj Mahal

    Spring 2017 ready to explore India

    Namaste from Cochin, also known as Kochi, the Queen of the Arabian Sea! The MV World Odyssey arrived to India at 0800 on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Located on the southwest coast of […]


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