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Stories

Welcome to Stories by Drishtee Immersion. This is our places to share stories gathered from the field, from Immersion participants, and those shared by others about our global mobility experiential learning programs in India. 

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Posts in Student perspectives
Immersion Stories: Sasha Paulin

I’ve been back from India for two months now, yet my experience with Drishtee Immersion is still vivid in my mind. Epitomised by a simple image on my phone’s lock screen. Whenever I see that photo, many times a day, for a split second I reconnect with the sense of wonder and freedom that I felt. The inspiration from this incredible experience is with me everyday… This is Sasha’s story of her time in wonderful community of Sonoshi, reflecting on the way it has so permanently, positively developed world views, and even her own self view.

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Immersion Stories: Anna Tago

Before going to India, I was sure of one thing, that the trip would bring change into my life. Going to a different country, with new people, with changes in my routine, encountering new environments, and embarking on an exploration of culture vastly different to anything I had known previously. In many ways, not knowing exactly what to expect was at once slightly nerve-wracking and exhilarating. This is Anna’s story of personal confrontation, being open, accepting and celebrating difference, and being able to see fundamental familiarity across cultural barriers.

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