International Studies: Benefits

Our programs afford Saint Ann’s students the opportunity to:

  • Experience different cultures and life-styles
  • Explore new ways of thinking critically
  • Expand knowledge and understanding of the world
  • Develop an international perspective
  • Deepen a sense of independence, self-reliance, resourcefulness, and respect for differences
  • Strengthen foreign language skills
  • Do Community Service in a foreign country
  • Forge new relationships and build friendships across linguistic and cultural borders
  • Make known to overseas audiences the vibrant Saint Ann’s intellectual and artistic learning environment

Visiting exchange students are offered the opportunity to:

  • Enjoy New York’s unique cultural options
  • Share in our tolerant and multi-cultural society
  • Be welcomed and cared for by our school community
  • Participate readily in the life of Saint Ann’s as a full-time student