Dr. Andrew Hippisley

What advice would you give to someone who is debating studying abroad?

"You are investing in yourself. You will be changed forever by the experience. And you will want to do it again and again and again..."

Dr. Andrew Hippisley

Position: Dean, LAS
Location: Moscow, Kazan, Former Soviet Union
Duration: 1988-89

How will studying abroad benefit a student in their future career or life, and why?

Adaptability, confidence, optimism, resilience, discovering new joys in life

Do you feel that learning a second language is beneficial? Has having the knowledge of a second language helped you in life?

Yes, helps give you a different perspective in the world as it enables you to connect with people who have different histories and a different lived experience. Makes you also realize we are all humans together.