Study Away at the University of Redlands

Education abroad is an integral aspect of the educational experience at Redlands, and we have a rich tradition of broadening student growth and learning through participation in international and domestic study away programs. Our goal is to create opportunities for students and faculty to explore diverse cultures and languages en route to becoming more broad-minded, interculturally adept, and knowledgeable citizens of the global community.

Study Away News

As first-generation ambassadors for the U of R Study Away Office, Ricky Gonzalez '21, Melina Estrada '23, and Kevin Reyes '21 (left to right) are addressing gaps in the study away experience for first-generation college students.
Study Away ambassadors help first-generation students seize educational opportunities

“We wanted to create a student-driven group in order to increase student participation and improve our offerings for our first-generation community,” says Study Away Assistant Director Evelyn Lueker.

“I have the most fun job on campus,” says Abbi Fine ‘21 of her three-year tenure as a U of R Admissions Bulldog Ambassador.
Leading the way for prospective students

Student Abbi Fine ’21 is one of the first people prospective students meet when they visit U of R. She loves her job as an Admissions Bulldog Ambassador and shares her considerable campus-leadership experiences with her guests.

“As a film and media studies scholar, I recognized that there were important conversations that needed to take place [about study abroad] that weren’t happening,” says Professor Kelly Hankin, shown here visiting Rome.
Examining the media culture of study abroad

In her new book, Documenting the American Student Abroad: The Media Cultures of International Education (Rutgers University Press, 2021), U of R Professor of Film Studies Kelly Hankin explores the documentary media cultures that shape the understanding of study abroad experiences.