STUDENT GUIDE TO RUSSIA
Student Guide to SRAS Locations
Everything to Know for Staying Awhile
in Russia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan
Traveling abroad for a vacation is one thing - traveling abroad for semester is a whole 'nother ball game. This guide focuses specifically on those issues of interest to students and those planning to stay in Russia, Ukraine, or Kyrgyzstan for extended periods.
As anyone who has lived in one of these countries will tell you, it's not for everyone. If you are not willing to take chances, live off strange food, and embarrass yourself by slipping on foreign etiquette and foreign tongues – we advise you to stay home. Russia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan are very different from everything you've ever known. Really. To travel there will mean growth and challenge. Be prepared for both.
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All pages included in this section (date indicates the last update):
2015-01-01 - Employment in and Concerning Russia
2014-12-26 - Volunteer Opportunities in Russia
2014-09-03 - ESSENTIAL Visa Information - Russia
2014-08-04 - Kyrgyz Student Visas
2014-08-04 - Kyrgyz Airports
2014-07-25 - Bishkek - A Student's Guide
2014-03-15 - Apartments, Dormitories, and Home Stays in Russia
2013-10-29 - Moscow - A Student's Guide
2013-10-28 - Common Questions About SRAS Programs
2013-10-13 - St. Petersburg - A Student's Guide
2013-10-12 - Hard to Find Foods in Russia
2013-08-22 - Health and Safety in Russia
2013-08-11 - Student Budgets and Finances
2013-08-03 - Packing Checklist and Electronics
2013-08-03 - Dual Citizens, Adoptees, and Heritage Speakers (Visa and Safety Issues)
2013-05-13 - Public Transport
2013-04-01 - Vladivostok - A Student's Guide
2013-03-05 - Internet, Post, and Phones
2013-03-04 - Kiev - A Student's City Guide
2012-12-06 - Culture Shock in Former Soviet States
2012-06-06 - International Air Travel to and from Russia
2012-05-01 - Irkutsk - A Student's Guide
2012-03-22 - Rules for Those Living in the Dormitories
2012-01-18 - A Student's Irkutsk
2011-07-14 - Nizhny Novgorod - A Student's Guide
2010-07-08 - Rules for Home Stay Students
2010-05-21 - Train Travel in Russia
2010-05-20 - At the Airport in Russia
2010-04-13 - Odessa - A Student's Guide
2008-04-24 - Pets in Russia
2007-09-17 - Student Life in the MGU Main Building
2006-07-26 - Why Study Russian?