Studying abroad can be a time of challenges, intense learning and personal growth. For many years, participants may continue to reevaluate ideas and events in the context of the broader cultural perspectives they acquired abroad. In addition, you may find yourself changing and learning in response to the changes experienced by your student. This can be a significant time in both your lives in which you can play an important role.
This is a wonderful resource for parents and family members to learn about study abroad. Watch discussions and presentations about how to encourage students to incorporate a learning abroad experience into their undergraduate degree plans. Topics of concerns to parents, such as health and safety abroad, financing study abroad and the impact of international experiences on future careers, are covered in depth.
See also other newspaper websites from around the world to gain other (non-US) perspectives on particular issues or incidents.