GCU Global Education


Reflecting back to Peru

Hola GCU! Returning after spending nine days in Peru I have had some time to reflecton my experiences while studying abroad. I am grateful to be apart of this amazing opportunity and have the chance to connect with my fellow students and the Peruvian culture. Studying abroad may seem frightening and uncomfortable to think about

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Previous Next Today we said hasta luego to Peru and hello to the United States. Even though we all enjoyed our study abroad experience, many of us are thankful to return home and get back into our normal routines. Study abroad is an amazing thing to participate in and everyone should do it at least

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south africa

We made it!

We are finally settled in Durban for our first full day. The flight was long but well worth it once we set foot in this amazing and beautiful country. We spent the day getting settled in, briefed on our trip and safety, a fun trip to a grocery store, and some of us dunked our

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machu picchu

Machu Picchu

Previous Next Our volunteer clinic work has come to end and we are all savoring our last few days in Peru. Although it has been a lot of work and tiring days, the clinics are where we learned so much about Peruvian heath care and new things that will help us as nurses. Today we

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clinic in peru

Clinic Reflections

“Hola! Today’s clinic we were on a mountain named Ñusta. I was at the head to toe assessment with Lexy and Allison. Going into this station I was a little nervous and uncomfortable with speaking Spanish and interacting with the patients. Though my confidence was low at first Laura was very helpful and she encouraged

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GCU in South Africa

It’s almost time!!

Our bags are almost packed and we are all ready to go!! South Africa is only a 16 hour flight away…. SIXTEEN HOUR FLIGHT yikes! It will be well worth the cramped legs and boredom once there. Some of the highlights of our trip will be visiting elementary schools in the Durban area. Most of

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