I Think I’m Going to Like It Here. Sharon Hammer, Hamilton College (Sep-Dec 2019)

Getting to know my new home city: ...when the opportunity arose to get as far out of my comfort zone as possible and study in London fall semester of my final year, I dove right in! Even in a jet-lagged haze after about twelve hours of travel, powered by granola and countless coffees, there was … Continue reading I Think I’m Going to Like It Here. Sharon Hammer, Hamilton College (Sep-Dec 2019)

Does Toxic Masculinity Exist in London? – Sierra DeAngelo

Recently, I spoke with several male friends studying in London, either full-time or with IFSA-Butler, to discuss how masculinity is interpreted and presented here, and how that differs from where they’re from. I was surprised to find so much overlap in their responses! Alex, who attends Pomona College in California but is studying at University … Continue reading Does Toxic Masculinity Exist in London? – Sierra DeAngelo

5 Things Students with Special Needs Must Know about Studying Abroad with IFSA – Bak Baitan

The prospect of studying abroad might be quite daunting especially if you are not sure that you will get support and help that you need. I am here to tell you that with a good amount of research and timely communication with IFSA staff, you should be able to avoid possible problems and get the … Continue reading 5 Things Students with Special Needs Must Know about Studying Abroad with IFSA – Bak Baitan

Twelfth Bite: A Comprehensive Guide to Twelve (sorta) cheap places around Whitechapel that’ll get you through the semester – Xi YU

After hanging out in Whitechapel for four months, the author believes that he’s entitled to make this type of lists consisting, mostly, of chain restaurants. Disclaimer: Greggs is NOT on the list. Your own kitchen should probably be No 1 if we’re being honest.   12. The Half Moon (Wetherspoons) Ah yes. Spoons. Ask anyone … Continue reading Twelfth Bite: A Comprehensive Guide to Twelve (sorta) cheap places around Whitechapel that’ll get you through the semester – Xi YU

Being in a relationship while studying abroad – Delphine Martineau

About a month after my friends and I left France to go to different countries for our year abroad, my two non-single girlfriends announced back-to-back that they had broken up with their boyfriends. Living in a foreign country, making new friends, discovering a different university, speaking another language than your mother-tongue every day, all of … Continue reading Being in a relationship while studying abroad – Delphine Martineau