My name is Francesca Basil and I ‘m participating in WVU’s study abroad exchange program throughout the spring 2017 semester. I am 21 years old from Weirton, WV and currently in my third year of university.
I study Environmental Geoscience through the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. My destination for the semester is Melbourne, Australia, and I am spending five months in the land down under. In Australia, I will be taking classes at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in the heart of the city.
What made you want to study abroad?
Throughout my studies in college, I realized there is still quite a lot I don’t know about the world. Coming from a small town, one can only learn so much until actually leaving that safe haven and making the move to discover new places and opportunities.
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