UNC students who studied in London in the spring 2017 semester pose for a photo. Courtesy of UNC Faculty.

Q&A with Study Abroad Adviser Anna Wilson

With the recent opening of study abroad applications, Tar Heels are preparing to pack their suitcases and expand their world views. But what exactly should they know before saying “ciao” to Chapel Hill? Anna Wilson, a UNC alum who works as a study abroad adviser, offered her expertise on study abroad to The Daily Tar Heel. 

Study Abroad

UNC offers over 320 programs in 70 countries to provide a diverse education for students. While abroad, students can earn between 12 and 18 credits per semester to fulfill graduation requirements. They can remain enrolled at UNC while abroad. Expenses vary by program and many times scholarships are available. 

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Carrboro High School revamps international studies program

When UNC freshman Eliza Filene was at Carrboro High School, her involvement in the Academy of International Studies took her from Carrboro to Decatur, Ill., to Haiti — and due to the redevelopment of the program this year, more Carrboro students will be following in Filene’s footsteps.