1. See the cannon fire on Gianicolo hill One of the rituals JCU students find out about soon after arriving in Rome is the Gianicolo hill cannon, which fires blank every day at exactly 12 noon. The firing of a cannon has been tradition since 1847, on the orders of Pope Pius IX, and since…

Hello everyone! My name is Nicole and I am a Marketing Major at John Cabot University. Last summer I had the chance to start interning at the Marketing Department of CONI (Italian National Olympic Committee). There, I started collaborating with the project manager of an international tennis event named Next Gen ATP Finals. This event,…

I have always known that after leaving high school, you will not remember the twenty definitions you were told to memorize one week, or that one test you failed. Instead, you will remember the friendships, the hard work, and the memories you created during your time there. When I began looking for a university, I…

Nature is perfection. This has been my mantra as long as I remember. It has allowed me to accept all that is, and all that is not, and the constant changing patterns of both. When I graduated from university in my little state in Goa, India, I chose to do a 6-month experience in an…

Hello everyone! My name is Sofia, and I am a freshman student majoring in Communications at John Cabot University. Rome is my hometown and this is one of the main reasons I’ve decided to keep studying here. The truth is, before applying to John Cabot University, I visited so many Italian universities but none of…

Hello! My name is Giorgio Millesimi and I am a John Cabot University student currently studying in San Diego for the Fall 2017 semester. I have always dreamed of living in California, that magic land described by so many of my idols, from Jack Kerouac in his novels to the Red Hot Chili Peppers in…

I was born and grew up in Rome, but thanks to my passion for languages, I have always felt connected with other countries and cultures from all over the world. In particular, the Anglo-American culture – which is why I always dreamed about pursuing my university studies in English. John Cabot University fulfilled that dream…

How did your daughter discover John Cabot University? Honestly, I have no idea. She wanted to study overseas during high school but during the recession there was no money available to send her. When it came time to apply for college she applied to a few US schools as well as JCU with my 100%…

In December 2016, I graduated summa cum laude with a major in Communications, focusing on Media and Cultural Studies, and a minor in Marketing. Thanks to John Cabot’s Direct Exchange Program, I had the chance to enrich my undergraduate studies with a semester at The New School – an eclectic university in the heart of New…

Born and raised in Rome, I have always felt like a citizen of the world. When I was a child my main desire was to be able to communicate with everyone in the world, so I wanted to learn every single language spoken. I felt I could learn much more from people from a different…

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