Fall 2015 #iSpyAPI Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Fall 2015 #iSpyAPI contest! We asked our Fall 2015 students abroad to tag their favorite abroad photos with #iSpyAPI. After reviewing over 1,000 great student photos from this fall, we have selected ten winners! We’ll be sharing the winners and some of our favorite #iSpyAPI photo submissions on social media […]

Places

It’s all fun and games until you’re surprised with mayonnaise. Life in the emirates is really cool. Sometimes it’s easy to forget things like that I’m exploring a concrete jungle erected out of the middle of the desert just 44 years ago or that I’ve wandered the earth’s biggest mall and climbed its tallest building […]

People

I realize that I said I wanted to post every day, but I also at one time said I wanted to be a garbage man when I grew up. You know how you meet those people that you just don’t vibe with and in fact can’t stand to be around? I haven’t met a single […]

Get to know the API family – Interview with Dr. Linda Angell (AUS)

From time to time we like to shine a light on members of the extended “API family” – including partners at U.S. and international universities. In this edition of the API partner profile series we speak with Dr. Linda Angell, Director of International Exchange Programs at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab […]

Summer Engineering Study Abroad Programs

If you are an engineering major, chances are you have found it difficult to find study abroad opportunities to fit your schedule and academic needs. Thankfully, API offers 3 academically strong engineering programs during the summer that allow you to the opportunity to experience the transformative benefits of studying abroad. Sharjah, UAE – Summer Deadline April 1, 2015 Sharjah […]

Why I Love Studying Abroad

The best part of studying in a different country has to be all the new friends one makes. I’ve befriended people from Vietnam, Egypt, Morocco, France, and many more exotic places! Since I’ve first arrived in the United Arab Emirates I’ve met and befriended many people from every corner of the world. The first person […]

Learning Arabic with Tea

It has been ten weeks since I first arrived in the United Arab Emirates, and yesterday evening I placed an order for drinks all by myself. I would like three karak teas please, “urid thalatha chai karak, min fadlak,” I told the man at the tea shop. He replied in a quick manner and with […]

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