Discover how in Shiga Crystal found a new family, a new language – and her second half.
Read how being away from the big cities gave Robert a new outlook on Japan.
Read about Andrew’s return to Hikone, and discover how no matter how much the world is different from year-to-year, some things never change.
Read about the Michigan-Shiga High School Exchange class of 2017, and learn about how life-changing international experiences aren’t just for college students.
From closing ceremony celebrations to the children’s kabuki performances, discover all that our students did in the last month of the 2017-18 academic year.
What pushed you to study abroad? Read how one 1989-90 alum’s decision to study in a country she knew little about evolved into an everlasting love of Shiga.
Did your time exploring a new culture help you grow as a person?
Did study abroad completely change your personal, academic, and professional goals?
Honorific anarchy? Discover the rules (or lack thereof) for the honorific prefixes “o” and “go”!
How did study abroad transform you?