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1 Second Everyday in Cape Town

Alison Forger, Georgetown University, highlighted her study abroad experience at University of the Western Cape by capturing… More

Dr. Alan Jansen Resident Director

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Dr. Alan Jansen

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Alan Jansen, Cape Town Resident Director, is a native and resident of Cape Town, who has experience with both South African and North American higher education systems.

Students Volunteer in Local South African Community

Dr. Alan Jansen December 21, 2016

This past semester, a number of Arcadia students in South Africa have been volunteering their time at a local garden project, Sinako Urban Farms, every week.  Sinako featured St Michael's College student Elaine Roman, who spent the semester at UCT, along… More

Student Gains Valuable Experience in Cape Town

Dr. Alan Jansen August 2, 2016

Arcadia rising junior Mike Sposito, a men’s soccer player currently on the Public Health Through Mobile Clinics program in South Africa, has taken time to write about his fascinating experiences abroad this summer for the University’s Athletics department… More

The Classes Have Begun…

Dr. Alan Jansen March 1, 2016

As I write this blog you all should have started classes either at UWC or UCT today. I know that despite all the chats about how big the classes will be and just how different a big university feels like, today will still feel like starting Grade 1 because… More

Climb Every Mountain…

Dr. Alan Jansen February 16, 2016

It’s been just about 2 1/2 weeks since your arrival in Cape Town and I am sure that many of you are feeling that it has been a non-stop time of experience new sights, eating new food and hopefully beginning to enjoy new friends too. I had a fun time taking… More

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