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CGIS Blog & News

Welcome to the CGIS Blog!

The CGIS Blog is a central location where students can access stories written by U-M students who have gone abroad. This page is updated frequently and can be searched using the "Search News" button on the sidebar to explore various topics such as location and identity. Archived stories can be explore archived posts here.

We are always looking for new blog contributions from CGIS alumni to build this new space - please consider sharing your story if you have been or currently are on a CGIS study abroad program!

Recent Blog Posts

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Your Guide to Melbourne, Australia

"Art and music are heavily embedded in the city, if you seek them out."

- Olivia Smith

Tags: Center for Global and Intercultural Study; Ethnicity; Gender Identity

Embrace the Independence! How To: Getting Around in South Korea with Useful Apps

“With these 5 apps, a T-money card, and a sense of adventure, I believe that you are ready to explore Seoul. Go out of your comfort zone and try new things, and don’t be afraid to get a little lost!”

- Isabel Scherer

Category: Asia-Pacific

Tags: Center for Global and Intercultural Study; How To

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