Rebecca blogs about international programs and student stories for UC Berkeley Extension. She has a bachelor's degree in anthropology and Spanish literature and a master's degree in international education.

Exactly one month ago, I arrived at San Francisco International Airport, together with my classmate Chris. We had no idea what an incredible journey would lie ahead of us.

I still remember the most frequent question I was asked when I first arrived in the U.S.— “Why did you choose to come to Berkeley? Now that my time in Berkeley is over, I can look back and tell

We wanted to provide more resources for international students who come to study in Berkeley. The career development that we offer ensures that they leave not only with practical skills related to

I’d always known Berkeley provided a sound education, but I soon gained an understanding of what life after high school and the real world is all about.

Dan Nguyen Pham is a biology and biotechnology student at the University of Copenhagen. He spent his semester abroad at UC Berkeley, which is regularly ranked as one of the world's top public

We sat down with Jennifer Caleshu, M.B.A., a lecturer for BHGAP, to learn more about her approach and what she sees as the most important lessons students get out of the Design Thinking course.

Luisa Naranjo Azcarate works at Google, continually voted one of the best companies to work for in the U.S. But her path to Silicon Valley isn't your typical one—she's a psychology major from

I already knew that the process of preparing to studying abroad would be difficult... What to bring, where to live, food, visas, money, mobile phones… I want to share only the five most useful

It is a wonderful class, arguably the best or second-best class I've ever taken. If I were allowed to take only this class through BHGAP, it would still be worth the money and time spent abroad.

Take a look at some of our favorite images and videos from last semester's closing ceremony.