Losing a Loved One While Studying Abroad
Aug21

Losing a Loved One While Studying Abroad

I participated in the UA in Ireland: Chemical Engineering program in June 2019. The dates for this program were May 27th – June 28th, 2019. We took two courses, Transport Phenomena (CHE 324) and Stem Cell Bioengineering (CHE 492). Our last two Transport homework assignments were due June 24th and June 25th, our final exam was scheduled for 0900 on June 26th, our farewell dinner was at 1800 on June 26th, and our final project for...

Read More
Keep Calm and Stay Out of Temple Bar
Aug17

Keep Calm and Stay Out of Temple Bar

While participating in the UA in Ireland: Chemical Engineering program, you will spend an excessive amount of time studying and doing homework. Your best friends will be coffee (which is €1 before 0900 at the on-campus Starbucks), your textbook, the library, and your classmates while doing your homework. This program is truly a study abroad, not like a “study abroad” your friends and family will assume you’re...

Read More
How I prepared for Chemical Engineering in Ireland
Jul16

How I prepared for Chemical Engineering in Ireland

**DISCLAIMER** all of this information is about June 2019’s experience in Ireland. While it may be the same program, the University College Dublin (UCD) or The University of Alabama may have made some changes. I found it was much easier to go to Ireland prepared than not so here is a list of how I prepared to go to Ireland and some commentary on what I wish I had done, for future reference. 1.I talked to my future classmates and...

Read More