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Applications for Travel Abroad Available for Students Seeking Semester in Taiwan

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Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; 562-653-7878

Students teaching in TaiwanNORWALK, Calif. – May 1, 2018 – Cerritos College is currently accepting applications for its study abroad program to Taipei City. The College and the University of Taipei entered into a new agreement that gives current Cerritos College students an opportunity to study abroad in Taipei City as a University of Taipei student. Participants will also work as a Teacher’s Assistant, teaching three days a week in public secondary or elementary schools in Taipei City. Students who participate in the semester-long program can take courses offered through the University of Taipei at no cost.

Applicants must be current Cerritos College students, or a recent graduate, an English native speaker, and in good-standing with the College. Participants may also be a qualified California teacher.

Program Benefits

· Free homestay with a sponsor, including free meals

· Free Chinese language lessons with Taiwanese students

· Free cultural experience tours and activities

· Free Health insurance provided

· Register as a University of Taipei student and take any course offered at the University of Taipei at no cost

· Taipei Subway Pass

View the flyer and application. The application deadline is July 1, 2018.

For more information, please email Gary Pritchard, acting dean, Academic Affairs: 


About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at


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