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A Quick Tour of San Diego and Grad Life

San Diego is a great place to take a vacation, but an even better place to live! San Diego and the surrounding areas are abound with recreational opportunities. Whether you enjoy surfing, the arts, snowboarding, or hiking, San Diego has it all. We believe that because San Diego has so much to offer, it promotes a healthy balance between one's work and home life, which makes for an excellent research experience! This page gives you a glimpse of graduate life here in San Diego and some of graduate students' many adventures.

Stay Classy San Diego!

Graduate Student Life

A Quick Tour of San Diego

San Diego skyline, marina, and Coronado Bridge. Downtown San Diego, especially the Gaslamp Quarter, is a popular nightspot for dancing and dining.

San Diego Coronado Bridge San Diego Gas Lamp Quarter San Diego DownTown
San Diego Coronado Bridge San Diego Gaslamp Quarter San Diego Downtown

La Jolla

The picturesque coves of La Jolla are popular places to swim and catch an up-close view of the seals

La Jolla Beach La Jolla Black Beach La Jolla Piers
La Jolla Beach La Jolla Blacks Beach La Jolla Pier

Balboa Park

At "the heart of the city", Balboa Park's 1400 beautiful acres include the famous San Diego Zoo, Old Globe Theater, 15 museums, gardens, an organ pavilion, and art shops.

Balboa Park Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego Balboa Park Japanese Friendship Garden
Balboa Park  Museum of Photographic Arts Japanese Friendship Garden