Study Away at the University of Redlands

Education abroad is an integral aspect of the educational experience at Redlands, and we have a rich tradition of broadening student growth and learning through participation in international and domestic study away programs. Our goal is to create opportunities for students and faculty to explore diverse cultures and languages en route to becoming more broad-minded, interculturally adept, and knowledgeable citizens of the global community.

Study Away News

During a fall 2021 study excursion to Palau, Vickira Hengst ’21 and her student colleagues finished a long-term project surveying of all 72 marine lakes in the 500-island Micronesian country.
Surveying all 72 marine lakes in Palau

Now a GIS specialist and researcher, immersive travel and coursework at U of R helped shape 2021 alumna Vickira Hengst’s pursuit of a career combatting climate change.

Kristen sits on a desk in a Hall of Letters classroom.
Training the next generation of diplomats in Spain

Dual Fulbright scholar Kristen Sauceda ’20 uses her Redlands experiences to build a Model UN program for high school students in Madrid.

As first-generation ambassadors for the U of R Study Away Office, Ricky Gonzalez '21, Melina Estrada '23, and Kevin Reyes '21 (left to right) are addressing gaps in the study away experience for first-generation college students.
Study Away ambassadors help first-generation students seize educational opportunities

“We wanted to create a student-driven group in order to increase student participation and improve our offerings for our first-generation community,” says Study Away Assistant Director Evelyn Lueker.