2013 Introduction blog

Welcome to another year of study abroad in Grenoble France! This year’s group of students went from May 12th to June 10th, 2013. Take a look around and read the experiences of Southern Illinois University students in the College of Business study abroad program. Every blog entry labelled “Student Voices” is written by a student….

Student Voices 2012: SHELBY

I am writing about the last two weeks of our trip. What I would like to tell everyone about is the trip that the group took to Paris. We were all very excited to be getting to go to Paris as part of our trip. We took the train and that took about three hours…

Student Voices 2012: LAMETRIA

Leaving the country for the very first time was such an experience. Just the plane rides alone were completely surreal. When I arrived to Grenoble, France I still could not believe that I was there. It is such a beautiful place. The mountain view from my hotel room was so humbling and peaceful. To start…

Student Voices 2012: STEPHANIE

While spending a month in France, the thing I enjoyed most was our weekend trip to Paris! When we first arrived in Paris I was super excited because I’ve always wanted to go to Paris.  The first thing we did when arriving in Paris was took a bus tour around the city.  After that we…

Student Voices 2012: JESSICA

  Pictures 1)Roman Ruins 2) Astronomical Clock at Saint Jean 3) Me & zebra at Parc de la Tete d’Or On Saturday May 26th myself and 3 other girls headed to Lyon, France for our 3 day weekend. It took my roommate, Shelby, and I forever to figure out what we wanted to do on…

Student Voices 2012: ALI

  Our second day in Grenoble, we went to the Bastille and had an amazing welcome dinner.  This was pretty much my first culinary experience on the trip.  There were many to follow.  When we first got there we were given an aperitif which we learned is a before dinner drink.  It was yummy!  Our…

Student Voices 2012: MEGAN

My entire experience in France was completely breathtaking and I am so grateful I got the opportunity to go on this trip.  However, I would really like to take the time to recognize one part of the trip and that was the 3-day weekend I spent in Lyon with all of my best friends.  It…