Olivia is a senior Hunt Scholar majoring in Film and Media Arts, English and Spanish. She studied abroad with SMU-in-Paris and SMU-in-Oxford during summer 2012, followed by a fall semester in Madrid with the SMU-in-Spain program. Her love for travel took her abroad again in the summer of 2013, during which she worked in London for three months. As she prepares to graduate, Olivia is pursuing academic and employment opportunities abroad.
SMU-in-Oxford at High Table Oxford is certainly not like any college I've ever been to. On the first day I was dropped off in the middle of a bustling little town composed of boutiques, pubs, coffee shops, and elaborate churches. The buildings quite literally line the street, which are rarely split by alleyways. Double-decker buses and bikes further characterize the disorganized and chaotic sidewalks. Our college, University College, was not indicated by a particular building but rather by a fairly inconspicuous door on a stone wall by the street. It was not until I entered through the passage into a courtyard that I could finally see University College with its green space and winding staircases. Each morning of [...]
Saira, a junior President’s Scholar majoring in biology and anthropology in Dedman College, is studying abroad during spring 2011 with SMU-in-Madrid and in summer 2011 with SMU-in-Oxford.
Nichole, a second-year evening law student at Dedman School of Law, participated in Summer 2009 in the School’s Oxford Summer Program, in association with University College.
Juliana is a Hunt Scholar from Denver and a junior majoring in accounting and CCPA (Corporate Communications and Public Affairs). She is spending the summer in SMU-in-Oxford and hopes to experience different parts of Europe through travel. She is excited to be taking a class on C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, since many of their great works were written in Oxford and it also will be a nice change of pace from accounting and CCPA classes!
Rebecca, a Hunt Scholar and junior at SMU, is a double major in political science and English. She is participating in SMU-in-Oxford, where she will be taking one English and one honors history course. She also will be exploring a new culture by visiting Paris (on Bastille weekend) and Belgium.