There’s no telling where being a Bruin can take you

Perhaps this won’t come as a surprise, but summer is by far my favorite season. The weather is beautiful (as it is year round in SoCal), the days are longer, and the water is warm. But as much as I love to sit by the beach, the best part of summer as a college student…

Study Abroad – Highlight of my undergraduate experience

This summer, I had the opportunity to partake in the UCLA Study Abroad Program. UCLA offers students a variety of programs that varied in location, major courses, and even duration. I ultimately chose the Political Science program in Europe because it aligned with my major and it allowed me to complete some major preparation courses,…

Summer in LA as a nursing student!

Hey guys! My name is Faith and I am an incoming 4th year nursing student. This summer between junior and senior year is one that I spent in LA taking summer classes as a part of the nursing program. As a nursing student, I get a lot of hands-on experience in addition to theory and…

Westwood Summer of my Dreams

My sunny summer in Westwood is shaping up! Spring quarter ended June 15th – I went home to San Diego for a hot second – then returned to my apartment for the Westwood summer of my dreams. We’re talking… reading for fun. frequenting Upside Down for a week straight for the best iced lattes signing…

My Summer Study Abroad Experience

            This summer, I participated in a study abroad program that took me to four countries and seven different cities. Through UCLA’s Political Science Department, I was able to study comparative government and politics of Western Europe while travelling to England, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France. As a Political Science and Communications major with a…

My pursuit towards the Arts and Entertainment Industry

My name is Stephen Heo and I’m about to enter my fourth year at UCLA as a Design Media Arts major. While the major gives me a lot of exposure to everything from graphic design, 3D modeling, interactive works, animation and more, I specialize mainly in film and photography related projects. After graduating, I’m hoping…

Planning a Campus Tour at UCLA

Thank you for your interest in visiting UCLA! We are excited to welcome you and your guests to campus to learn more about the Bruin experience first hand. If you would like to visit, be sure to reserve your spot on a campus tour! We encourage you to plan your visit early since our tours…

Choosing UCLA meant choosing community

When I chose UCLA back in 2017, it was a no-brainer. Growing up around the LA area, there was nothing really new or special about it. I came up here for summer programs and field trips at least once every year in high school. I didn’t even visit the other schools I was considering after…

A Transfer, a Bruin, an Optimist!

I would be lying to you if I said UCLA was my dream school. As a matter of fact, I had no dream school. I knew so little about the higher education system that sometimes I am amazed that I am here today 6 weeks away from graduation. However, I always knew I would go…