JWU Student Blogs

10,000 Miles Away: Mohammad Ali Makes JWU His 2nd Home

Choosing a college is always a difficult decision, but for Jakarta, Indonesia, native Mohammad Ali, it was a true leap of faith. Where to go? What to study? Someone suggested Johnson & Wales University's Providence Campus to him. Although he had never heard of the school — or the state, for that matter — he started doing his research. He read about the school and the Providence area, and he watched a virtual tour of the campus. Surrounded by the tropical heat and noise of Jakarta, he began to picture what life would be like halfway around the world. “I looked it up. I loved the city, I loved the state,” he said. He decided to apply.

Topics: Johnson & Wales University International

Making the Move: From Sunny Bahamas to Snowy Providence

As an international student from the Bahamas, one of the many questions I'm asked, besides how I adapted to the below 50-degree weather, is how I adjusted to going to college abroad. My story explores college life at JWU from an international student’s perspective.

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence International

JWU's Indian Student Association Celebrates Holi

JWU’s Indian Student Association (ISA) hosted a colorful Holi festival in May at JWU Providence. Event coordinator and international graduate student Sachin recounts all the beautiful details.

Topics: Providence International