Benefits of Studying Abroad
It broadens one's horizon and assists an individual in gaining a new perception of other cultures and world affairs. We are living in a global economy, studying in a foreign country will help to gain a global perspective.
It opens the door to different languages, food, art, and architecture. It provides the opportunity to travel to, and meet new people from other cultures.
Personal growth is an inevitable part of studying abroad. Students develop a new sense of confidence, independence, and maturity.
Apply these benefits to the field of landscape architecture, and the advantages are twofold. Students gain a fresh perspective on design solutions through coordination with students and faculty from other schools. In addition, exposure to cultural diversity augments the student’s imagination.
As an added benefit, future employers find individuals who have experienced study abroad programs very appealing. They have found these experiences show a students individuality, motivation, and that it enhances their employee’s creativity.