Author: Natasha Harwood

St. Petersburg Housing

On SRAS programs in St. Petersburg, students stay in the dormitory on the UNECON campus, in the heart of historical St. Petersburg. The following student reviews of the dorms are meant to help you prepare for your time abroad. Living Conditions in the St. Petersburg Dormitories Sarah Gendron (Fall, 2019): My housing experience was great. […]

Weekend Trip to Kaliningrad from St. Petersburg

In the hopes of seeing more of Russia, I decided with some friends to book a weekend trip to somewhere off the beaten track—Kaliningrad. Why Kaliningrad? For starters, as a student of both German and Russian languages and cultures, Kaliningrad (formerly Königsburg) provides an intriguing intersection between German and Russian history. Secondly, round trip flights […]

Urgent Care While Abroad: Experience in St. Petersburg

Health issues are always unnerving no matter where you are in the world, but serious medical issues abroad can be even more stress. You don’t know if the quality of the health care is going to be what you are used to or even what you need. SRAS students are supplied with health insurance (as […]