When You Get There - Graduate Students

  • Maintain your weekly blog entries by logging into the SLA Grant 2016 Blog Page and completing the community immersion tasks as described on the Blog Assignment page. To submit a blog post, click on the Posts --> Add New in the left column of the blog dashboard. Before you publish, be sure to select your country under the Categories section.
  • Take pictures for your blog page and post them to you blog. To share a picture, click on the Add Media button in the Add New Post page. Here are Tips for Better Mobile Photography and Tips for Taking Better Photos of Yourself.
  • Send postcards to the CSLC thanking the ND Alumni donors who helped fund your travel and study. You will each receive the names of donors funding your study abroad. Please address your postcards directly to the donor who has funded you in the text of your note; do not address them to Maggie Vosters, the CSLC, or the university. Make sure to legibly sign both your first and last name and mail your postcards to the CSLC, care of Maggie Vosters, at the following address: [Donor Name], C/O Maggie Vosters, 329 DeBartolo Hall (CSLC), Notre Dame, IN 46556. The CSLC will forward these postcards to the donors. 
  • Make the most out of your time in country; stay away from Anglophones and engage the native speakers within the community!