What It Means To Study Abroad: UW-Platteville’s Bing Liang Explains

International admissions and recruitment officer, Bing Liang

International admissions and recruitment officer, Bing Liang

“There is a certain culture, and people are interested in exploring uncertainties.” — Bing Liang

Bing Liang is the International Admissions and Recruitment Advisor at UW-Platteville. You can probably guess what Bing’s role is from the title, but you will learn that there is so much more to both Bing as well as UW-Platteville that meats the eye. We dive deep into study abroad scholarships, culture shock (in a good way), and what it means to study abroad and be a Pioneer.

If you listen to this interview it will make you want to attend UW-Platteville. And, side note: I can’t believe Bing was able to deliver such an eloquent interview in his second language. Immersion really is the best way to learn a language abroad. If you listen to this interview you will truly learn that what it means to study abroad and start to develop an appetite for travel and exploration. 

Bing’s favorite quote: “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” — Forrest Gump

Instead of a book recommendation, Bing recommended listening to inspirational TED talks.


  • Bing’s background and transition to the United States from China [1:05]
  • Why you should come to UW-Platteville [3:50]
  • Steps international students have to take in order to attend UW-Platteville [6:40]
  • How you can get an international scholarships from UW-Platteville [8:50]
  • Bing’s advice for someone who is thinking about studying abroad [11:53]
  • What UW-Platteville students should do in order to study abroad [14:40]
  • Bing gives his food and drink recommendations [20:00]

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Published: September 25, 2018