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.
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?
How did study abroad transform you?
Why did you decide to study abroad? Learn how one 2014-15 alum’s trips to Japan helped him discover Japanese culture and his love of international education.
What lessons did your time abroad teach you? Discover how the life skills one 1989-90 alum learned in Shiga continue to impact his photography career today.
Did studying at JCMU help you achieve your dreams? Learn how one 2003-04 alum’s dedication to Japan led him to reaching not just one, but two lifelong goals.
Did your time studying abroad catapult you to living abroad? Learn how one 2009-10 alum’s time at JCMU was only just the beginning of his life with Japan.