The Brit in Beantown

Matilda, a Queen Mary History student, studied abroad at Northeastern University in Boston and reflects upon that famous American school spirit, English language barriers & the Beanpot... When I left London for a year abroad in Boston, I had no idea what to expect. I thought moving from Leeds to London was a culture shock, … Continue reading The Brit in Beantown

American Celebrations vs British Celebrations: Halloween – by Charlotte

 The most exciting things about Halloween in Britain is the return of Starbucks’ PSL and the turn of weather that makes binge-watching Netflix an acceptable pastime. Even as a child, I remember sitting at home with my family, curtains pulled tight, as we watched films like Bewitched and the Halloweentown series. I believe I went … Continue reading American Celebrations vs British Celebrations: Halloween – by Charlotte

US Presidential Elections: An exchange student’s perspective – by Malina

Having been in Boston for nearly a month and a half now, and having gotten used to all the moving around, since I have been living abroad since age 16, I must say that the American college experience has been one of the most enjoyable ones so far. Studying in a typical American college campus, … Continue reading US Presidential Elections: An exchange student’s perspective – by Malina