The OSP offers participants a wide variety of extra-curricular programs designed to enhance your experience at BGU and in Israel. You are encouraged to take advantage of the diverse array of opportunities outside of formal classes, which will enhance and enrich your time on the program.
We encourage you to take a look below at some resources provided by previous OSP participants that highlight their time at BGU and in Israel. If you’d like to get in contact with past participants, please contact us and we’d be happy to connect you!
- Life in Beer-Sheva
Hear from Tzippy about the city’s culture and customs, what to do around town, what the locals are like, and more.
- Why I Chose BGU
After experiencing life on OSP for three months, Alyssa looks back on why she chose BGU.
- Why I Chose Israel – On the Ground with Two BGU Students
Jay & Ekta share why they studied in Israel and how a semester at BGU has helped them achieve their study abroad goals.
Student Articles/Interviews about the OSP
- Alessa Chaer, City College of New York, Spring 2016 – Alessa in Wonderland
- Liza Mitgang, University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2012 – Inspired by Study Abroad Experience Guides a Career
- Manuela Rosero, University of Washington, Fall 2016 – Reflecting on Study Abroad in the Negev