The Suffolk Journal

Students overseas share perspectives on Suffolk Madrid

Students overseas share perspectives on Suffolk Madrid

Abigail Hart

December 11, 2019

Cultural diversity and passionate professors are some of the things that students value about Suffolk University’s Madrid Campus (SUMC), while underfunding and lack of communication are areas that could be improved, according to some students. Dominique Cyr, a junior at SUMC, has been exposed to ma...

First-generation international student Xin Yi Yap shatters stereotypes

International Student Xin Yi Yap

Alexa DiFiore

November 13, 2019

To be an international and first generation student is a huge milestone for Xin Yi Yap, born and raised in Singapore. When Yap was finishing her last few years of high school, she decided she no longer belonged to her hometown and wanted to further her education in America as a first generation student. ...

Student perspective: Suffolk student finds purpose through volunteering

AIESEC volunteers with the kids of Khlong Toey in Thailand

Kendrick Nikornpan

February 28, 2019

An opportunity to study abroad is an exciting option for anyone in college. However, volunteering abroad is an option that is often overlooked. When I started college at Suffolk, I had an innate desire to study abroad. I wanted to gain some kind of global experience that I felt empty without.  AIESEC...

International Perspective: Japanese student explores “shukatsu” in Boston

Rika Saito

November 14, 2018

Before coming to Boston, my life was based in Tokyo and my daily routine was completely different. I used to wake up every morning to the sound of my sister turning on the television and the sounds of the bustling city outside my window. Now I start my day waking up to darkness in my room and gett...

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