Leonardo Velasco

Leonardo Velasco

My name is Leonardo Velasco, I am a Chicano from West-side Phoenix. I had never been outside of the United States, so traveling to Australia all on my own was an outrageous idea for my immigrant family. I wanted to break a barrier for people like me and to experience...
Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson

Traveling to Kenya with ASU in June 2019 has been the catalyst for much personal growth for me, and it completely changed my perspective on engineering. From this experience, I have realized my passion lies in Peace Engineering: helping communities engineer local,...
Alexander Baratti

Alexander Baratti

Traveling to Japan on a Study Abroad trip was probably the best “out-of-my-comfort-zone” decision I’ve ever made. Despite being half-Japanese, I never seriously considered going to Japan until I was presented the opportunity to go on a Study Abroad trip and earn...
Erick Ciudad

Erick Ciudad

My experience with the ASU Visualization and Simulation in Tokyo, Japan summer study abroad program is one I will never forget. I had always wanted to go to Japan, and being able to see the culture there for myself was absolutely incredible. I got to meet some of the...
Victoria Dong

Victoria Dong

Studying abroad in England was the most exhilarating adventure I have ever experienced. Living in a new country for an entire semester allowed me to fully absorb and appreciate their dynamic culture. Every day there was something new to discover and something exciting...
Antoine Kepczyk

Antoine Kepczyk

I got to spend the Fall 2019 semester in Brisbane Australia at the Queensland University of Technology and it was amazing. I was fortunate to live in the middle of the city meaning I was walking distance from the university, train stations, malls, and nightlife. I...
Kameron Moore

Kameron Moore

The world is much smaller and more interconnected than we imagine; I learned as much through my study abroad programs with ASU. These unique opportunities to study and live in another country provided me with eye opening experiences that showed me the importance of...
Olivia Sparks

Olivia Sparks

I had a wonderful experience studying abroad! I chose Australia because it was a country you don’t hear many people going to… I decided to look into Macquarie University (the school I was attending) and saw it had a great program I was aiming for and the rest...