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Studying in Africa

At Accent and TravelMBA, the University Division of WorldStrides, we consistently strive to remain on the cutting edge of international immersion programs for graduate and undergraduate students. By watching market trends and listening to customer interests, we are proud to be the industry leader in... Read More

Barefoot Beach Preserve

Barefoot Beach Preserve

Students enjoy discovery time spent on one of the grandest beaches along the Florida gulf coast – Barefoot Beach in Bonita Springs. The Barefoot Beach Preserve is 342 acres of natural land, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida’s southwest coast. This beach park is an excellent... Read More

Splash into Science Dolphin Experience - Key Largo, Florida

Island Dolphin Care Center

Groups engage in several educational activities to help illustrate the physical systems of various marine animals at the Island Dolphin Care Center. Students will participate in a squid dissection, and will use the web cam and touch tank to further study local sea life. Did you know? A group of dolp... Read More

Tokyo Tower in Roppongi Hills - Tokyo, Japan

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

After a 9.0 magnitude earthquake shook Japan in March 2011, WorldStrides successfully evacuated two university groups from the earthquake and tsunami zone, per their specific needs and travel schedule. This response included the evacuation of a group of students who had arrived in Japan just two day... Read More

Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California


Timeline of Events 1854 Alcatraz Island, located in San Francisco Bay, becomes a military fort, assigned to protect the West Coast and the city of San Francisco from enemy attack. 1864 Alcatraz is first used as a prison, housing military personnel who would not pledge loyalty to the United States.... Read More

Abu Simbel, Egypt

Arab Spring

The revolution that unseated Hosni Mubarak in Egypt and became known as the Arab Spring throughout the Middle East disturbed several university trips operated through WorldStrides. Thanks to our worldwide network, the WorldStrides Capstone team was able to reroute individual students and full progra... Read More

Harper's Ferry

West Virginia – Harpers Ferry

Located at the historic and beautiful junction of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, Harpers Ferry was one of our nation’s first armories commissioned under George Washington. With growing weapons production, Harpers Ferry became a vital communication and transportation link between the eastern se... Read More

Native Americans

Miwok Indians

Learn the rich history of the first Americans living in the area: The Miwok Indians, living in the southern reaches of gold country; the Maidu, living in the north; and the Nisenan, who lived in the Coloma area. Links: The Miwok People The Maidu Indians History of the Nisenan of Northern California Read More

Business meeting in Athens

Career Feature: Pursuing A Career In Pharmacy

Many students who contemplate a career in medicine may only consider the possibility of becoming a doctor. Betsy Conway knew from an early age that she wanted to pursue a career in medicine, but she didn’t want to be a doctor. “I don’t have a strong stomach, so I knew being a physician was out... Read More

costa rica

Winter Festival Season Arrives in Costa Rica

Travelers to Costa Rica may have noticed that it is a country with a dual existence: a growing nation, setting a global standard for ecological appreciation and preservation, and an easy, peaceful society with an emphasis on tradition and heritage. During the month of December, citizens enjoy a dive... Read More

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