Isaac David, a student of Automotive Engineering, is doing a semester with BECA UNI at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

When you entered Uni did you know there were international programs?


Did you think you would go to live and study abroad?

Yes, it was one of my goals to achieve during my career.

Have you ever lived or studied outside of Mexico before?

I had lived outside of Mexico for a couple of months, but not studied.

What prompted or motivated you to study in another country?

The idea of developing myself as a person, getting to know another culture and another language, showing myself what I am capable of doing outside my comfort zone, as well as complementing my studies with new methodologies.

Why did you decide to study in that country?

The main reason was to learn another language that will surely be helpful in the future in the workplace.

How did you feel when you arrived in the new country?

A mixture of emotions, a lot of joy and satisfaction for experiencing something different, but at the same time uncertainty for arriving to an unknown place with a different language.

How have you been received at the university where you arrived?

The best way the whole team of the mobility area is super attentive and friendly.

What will you miss most about Mexico?

Without a doubt, my family and the food.

What about the Uni?

To my group and friends, the study environment.

What is the most exciting thing you have experienced so far in this experience?

I met people of different nationalities and ways of thinking, from whom I learned a lot.

And the hardest part?

At the beginning, the language and class schedules.

What do you expect as a person and as a professional from this program?

Learning and development.

Do you recommend these opportunities provided by Uni to your colleagues?

Without a doubt it is an opportunity to develop as a person and as a professional, if you have the opportunity to do it you should not hesitate to do it, you learn and enjoy a lot.

Grateful for the opportunity.