3 Farmers’ Markets in Rome

I think everyone can agree that food is an important aspect of Italian culture. Ask any local about the food that their country has to offer and they will start explaining to you the varieties of pizza, pasta, meat, fish, risotto, soups, salads – you name it. They will probably explain that each of the…

An International Wedding in Italy

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Italy for a friend’s wedding. Any chance to visit Italy is a treat, but the excitement of going back “home” and taking part in the wedding of my best friend from high school made it all the more special. The celebration took place in the town of…

3 Roman Pasta Dishes You Must Try

When most people think about Italian food, they think of two things: pizza and pasta. What they may not realize is how many different types of these masterpieces there actually are. Depending on the region of Italy you find yourself in, the sauces and even the pasta itself can vary drastically from city to city. Each…

5 Fun Facts About JCU’s History

You might think you have learned all there is to know about life in Rome and studying at John Cabot University. After all of your orientation activities, tours around the city, and newcomer seminars, I’m sure you are all quite up to speed on safety protocol, life in JCU housing, and your professors’ office hours….

JCU President’s Gala

I loved my time at John Cabot University for so many reasons. I loved that I got to live in the most beautiful city in the world. I loved that I got to soak up the culture and history every single day. I loved my friends. I loved the interesting classes that I was able…

JCU Resources: Health and Wellbeing

For many students – and their parents! – making the decision to move across the world is both exhilarating and scary. Learning how to do things in a foreign country can be a little intimidating especially if it is your first time living on your own. But John Cabot University offers plenty of resources to…

A Trip to Venice

When I was a student at John Cabot University, it was pretty easy to fall into a daily routine: 1. Grab a quick spremuta and cornetto from Bar Settimiano, the local coffee bar, before class. 2. Have lunch with a few friends in the Tiber Cafe, or grab a panino to go. 3. Meet up with…

Interning at Disney World

I went to college at John Cabot University in Rome for three semesters and then, in the second half of my sophomore year, jumped into a semester-long internship in Florida for one of the most well-known companies in the world: Disney. It was scary and challenging, but one of the best decisions I’ve ever made….

Transfer Student Spotlight: Jean Obeid, Class of 2021

Hello, my name is Jean and I am 21 years old. When I first began my university career, I wanted to study computer engineering. However, after realizing that both the university I attended and the course of studies I had chosen were not the right fit for me, I decided to change both my major…

Take Advantage of Long Weekends

One of the benefits of studying at John Cabot University is that there are no classes on Fridays. For incoming freshmen straight out of high school, this probably seems too good to be true… but it is! As a rule, unless there is a make-up day or a special circumstance, John Cabot runs on a…

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