While studying abroad in South Africa, one of our included CEA excursions was a trip to Cape Town over our semester break. During my time there, I climbed Table Mountain to get amazing views of the city, visited the prison on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his life, and so much more!   Chelsea Roinson is the Spring 2015 CEA MOJO in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She is currently a junior at San Diego State University.

Okay, no, I’m not actually at Hogwarts (although that would be pretty sweet). However, studying abroad in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, has proven to be pretty magical. First of all, I live in a hotel. We are lucky enough to also reap the benefits of the hotel’s maid service. After spending your Monday morning scrubbing penguin poop off a rock at your volunteering site, coming home to clean towels and a freshly-made bed is way more magical than you’d think. The hotel is across the street from the beach. Magic….

I know, it sounds crazy — penguins in Africa?! But indeed, it is true. The African Penguin can be found all along the southern coast of Africa. They are feisty, beautiful, and very clumsy, and I get to spend every Monday morning playing with them!  I originally wanted to study abroad in South Africa to get a chance to go on a safari and see the Big Five — lion, elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, and rhino. Little did I know, I would not only see these animals, but I would also…

David Sperling CEA Port Elizabeth Spring ’13 Alum & current Alumni Ambassador Today we’re kicking off our male CEA Alumni Ambassadors in Study Abroad series with David Sperling, CEA Port Elizabeth Spring ’13 alum, and student at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Even if you only catch his photos, there’s no question that David’s experience studying abroad in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, was full of adventures! Plus, he shares how his South Africa study abroad experience has impacted his life after study abroad. CEA: Why did you choose to…

This semester our Spring and Fall Semester students get to experience the exciting City of Port Elizabeth during the Famous World Cup tour! The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium will be hosting the next match on July 2nd. The City’s adrenaline is spinning with “World Cup Fever”……Who do you think will win??

CEA is excited to unveil to you today the newest addition to our 25+ international destination for study abroad in Port Elizabeth South Africa! Now enrolling for the 2008 Fall Semester, this incredible program offers you the chance of a lifetime . . . . in Africa no less! Students can now study with CEA at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. This is a full curriculum program which means that much like on your US home campus, you have a full catalog of courses from which to choose…