Laboratory Research on Campus

My name is Sami Rafeedie and I’m a third year Bioengineering major. I am from Lancaster, California, and I have truly loved my time at UCLA, especially my time spent completing my research in the lab. I came into UCLA as someone without an ounce of experience in a laboratory, which was a significant barrier…

Los Angeles Jobs and Internships

“So, what do you want to do after you graduate?” It’s one of the most commonly asked questions when you are a college student. You learn to expect it from every relative you come into contact with, once you are in your final year at school. As a child, my ‘dream job’ changed constantly, from…

Opportunities Abroad

Reflecting on the time I have spent at UCLA, I am incredibly grateful for all the opportunities I was given. With such a diverse student body, there are so many ways to give back to the community, celebrate different cultures, undergo professional development, and more. This variety of resources allowed me to enrich my studies…

Affordability Resources

Hey y’all! My name is Eddie, I am currently a third year student at UCLA, double majoring in Sociology and Geography. I am from Montebello, California and so excited to use this video to talk to yall about affordability at UCLA. But first, I just want to give you all a huge congratulations for getting…

Academics in the Arts

Hear what Grace, a student from the Chicago area, has to say about her experiences within the Arts program at UCLA!

Life as an Out of State Student

My name is Sachi Cooper, and I am a second year Geography major with a minor in Public Affairs and Urban & Regional Studies. I’m from Arlington, Virginia, and I am so thankful that I have had the opportunity to attend UCLA as an out of state student. When I first began drafting lists of…

Public Service Jobs & Internships

Hi everyone! My name is Armando Olea, and I’m a first-generation college student from San Diego, CA. I am double majoring in International Development Studies and Chicano Studies with a minor in Education. First and foremost, congratulations on your acceptance into UCLA! As a graduating senior, I am excited what the next four years have…

Campus Mental Health Resources

Hello (potential) new Bruins!! My name is Dani Lowder and I am thrilled to be next in what I’m sure has been a long line of congratulations on the amazing achievement of gaining acceptance into UCLA. I am a fourth-year Political Science major and Arabic and Islamic studies minor from Orange County, CA. I could…

UCLA’s Diverse and Immersive Opportunities

Hi everyone! My name is Alexa Garcia, and I am an Economics major and Environmental Systems and Society minor at UCLA from Santa Barbara, California. As a 4th year student, I have been involved in various organizations on campus such as Bruin Women in Business, Greek Life, the Bruin Ambassador Program, and gained work experience…

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,…