The Stories of JCU Scholarship Recipients

At John Cabot University (JCU), we believe that every student should have the opportunity to live and study abroad. To help students who may not have the means to spend a semester, a summer, or more studying in Italy, we offer a variety of scholarships. In 2019, JCU gave more than $8.5 million to help…

Study Abroad Spotlight: Jordan Myers, Fall 2017

Ciao amici! My name is Jordan Myers, and I am a pre-medical student who came to study abroad at John Cabot University through my home university of Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame. I chose to study abroad in Rome because of my interest in Italian culture, but I was initially worried that the limited number…

An Experience of a Lifetime: Gap Year at John Cabot University

Gap years are becoming an increasingly popular phenomenon all over the world.  After spending so many consecutive years in school, it is a chance to take a mental and geographical break while discovering what one is capable of. Many students choose to spend their gap year volunteering or working abroad, traveling with friends, or taking…

4 Tips to Retain What You Read: An Essential Guide for JCU Undergrads

Deciding to study in Italy marks an important new chapter in your life. You’ll remember Rome as the place where you made friends from all over the world, honed your academic talents, and developed a diverse skillset that opened many doors after graduation. But university can be a huge leap from high school. You’ll have…

Support from JCU Parents: Why Giving Back Matters

Did your son or daughter study abroad or earn their degree at John Cabot University (JCU)? Their experiences in Rome might have had a huge impact on who they are today. Maybe they met friends for life, secured a career-changing internship, or discovered some of Europe’s hidden gems. Whatever it was, your support means that…

Alumni Spotlight: Michela Cristiani, Class of 2014

My name is Michela, and I was born and raised in Rome. I graduated from John Cabot University with a major in International Affairs, and a minor in Psychology. Why John Cabot? I developed a passion for the English language early on. While I wasn’t raised in an international environment, I was always fascinated by…

8 European Museums You Can Visit – Online!

As the artist Vincent Van Gogh once said: “I have art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” During this time that many of us are staying indoors, it can be difficult to keep our imaginations entertained and to keep our thirst for knowledge quenched. Thankfully, art is there to save…

The JCU Housing Experience: Living in the Gianicolo Residence

Moving away from home to a new city or country can be challenging because you face the uncertainty and unfamiliarity of a new place in the beginning. Many students who leave home for the first time to study at John Cabot University live in JCU housing at the start. This is where the Housing and Residential Life Office…

How Studying Abroad at a University in Rome Could Make You a Better Entrepreneur

What will make you an outstanding entrepreneur? Doing well in your undergraduate courses will definitely help; completing an internship will be important, too. In addition, the qualities you develop as a study abroad student are the ones that will take your academic knowledge and achievements to the next level. Studying abroad can translate your educational…

Memories from the Frascati Day Trip – JCU Cultural Programs

The Spring 2020 Frascati day trip was beautiful, unforgettable, and – in some ways – a life-changing experience! Getting up that morning, I was innocently unaware of the magic that the day would later reveal to me. Everyday, studying abroad in Rome proves to be an adventure, but this day was one of the extraordinary…

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