A Year in Istanbul at Koç University. Reflections from Harvey Jones, History & Politics student at Queen Mary.

Like most people before their year abroad I was nervous. For me, the main worries concerned whether I’d make any friends and whether I’d be able to have fun in a place that was so different to home. My primary concern was whether I could find friends among people I thought would be so different … Continue reading A Year in Istanbul at Koç University. Reflections from Harvey Jones, History & Politics student at Queen Mary.

三天打鱼两天晒网 – Daniel Halford

I’d never considered living in China before (in my naïve brain a vast and homogenous country of pandas and communism, where all my worldly goods are produced), and if not for the scholarship I will briefly write about in this post, I think I would never have had the chance or the means. In my … Continue reading 三天打鱼两天晒网 – Daniel Halford

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