Connecting with students during service week

By: Katie Peltier, a junior at the University of Texas I will focus on my strengths but remember my weaknesses. LEAD Cape Town is all about how you can become a better leader; so many times we are told to focus on your weaknesses so you can become better in that area but, we tend … Continue Reading »

Bloukrans Bridge bungee

Mary Kittleman, a senior at the University of Maryland, had the courage to conquer her fears with the encouragement of other GoGlobal students. Congrats, Mary! 1. Anxious – Throughout Adventure Week, I was extremely nervous about bungee jumping off of Bloukrans Bridge. I have always been afraid of heights and I’m not really sure why. … Continue Reading »

You might find that studying abroad reveals things about yourself you never knew! Allyson Hoppe, a senior at the University of South Carolina, would probably agree! 1. Morning workouts: During my time so far in Cape Town, I’ve realized how much more energized and ready for the day I am when I do a quick … Continue Reading »

Students in Camps Bay

Emily Edelman, a sophomore at the University of Alabama, is quickly learning the value of breaking personal boundaries and living outside of her comfort zone on LEAD Cape Town! Considering I had no idea what to expect or how to exactly “step out of my comfort zone” – I wanted to go ahead and make … Continue Reading »