Studies show that safety is a top concern for students looking to spend a semester abroad. While research suggests that these programs have many benefits, it’s also important for students to feel safe while away from home. Here are our top 5 tips for securing your safety while studying in an unfamiliar country.
For LGBT college students, the statistics about their community’s experiences can sound scary: 3 out of 4 LGBT undergraduate students report being harassed by their peers, while 9% were physically assaulted and 14% were sexually assaulted while on campus.
The good news is that there are a lot of ways to keep yourself safe without going back into the closet. Don’t forget that being true to yourself is just as important as protecting yourself.
Whether you’re getting ready to attend your first year of college or heading back to the old grind after a short spring break, there are a number of apps that can simplify and improve your life as an LGBT student.