Want to know what happens after study abroad?
What is it like going back to your home school after spending a semester or year at Queen Mary University of London? How does studying abroad help you in your career?
Read our alumni ‘Q and A – Where are they now?’ to find out what they gained from studying abroad and what they thought of QMUL.
Ariana – QMUL and Boston College Alumnus
“…British and American educational systems are very, very different even though we speak the same language”
|When did you study at QMUL?
|Name of home school
|When do/did you graduate?
|What made you choose to study abroad?
I had always envisioned studying abroad as part of the university experience
|Why did you choose London and QMUL?
I loved the campus environment within London
|Favourite memory of studying abroad?
Planting poppies at the Tower of London with QMUL Volunteering
|How did you find going back to study at home after your study abroad experience?
Surprisingly easier than expected because of my friends and flatmates
|Current Job/Planned for after graduation?
Converse World Headquarters
|Do you think studying abroad helped you to find a graduate position?
It surely helped me bond with people! I met a QMUL at work, and we exchanged
|Would you like to live/work in London again?
|Dream location to live in London?
Walking distance to Brick Lane
|Favourite London hangout?
|Favourite thing about QMUL?
|One thing you learnt from studying abroad?
That British and American educational systems are very, very different even though we speak the same language
|One thing you wish you’d known before coming to QMUL?
That Primark has everything you could ever need one tube stop away