Film and London have long had history. Like New York, LA,Paris and other major cities, hundreds of films have been shot on it’s streets.As a cinephile and aspiring filmmaker, one of my favourite things to do when I go to a major filming location city, is to find areas where they filmed my favourite movies. … Continue reading Putting on the Cinematic London Lens – Carri Case
After travelling to Brazil in 2016 I was hopeful that I’d be able to travel to another Latin American country while studying here in the US - I am chuffed to now be able to scratch off Mexico on my map when I return home! We hadn’t realised until after booking our flights that we … Continue reading A weekend in Mexico City! Katie Bevan
Adjusting to life in a different country can be somewhat hard. Just visiting a foreign place sounds like a lot of money, time, and work for many people. Now, just imagine what it is like to study in a foreign country with a different system of education, cultural values, and money system. It has taken … Continue reading Finding My Footing – Angelina Healy
Ours was an abusive torment that lasted three years. Then, on a Wednesday, my psychiatrist broke the news to me. "I think we can stop your treatment" She said, expecting me to be excited. But I felt lightheaded instead. What was I supposed to do now that Depression and I were broken up? Depression kept … Continue reading Studying abroad, the Anti-Redepressant that I needed all this time?
For my first article, I wanted to address a question that you might ask yourself when you study abroad: what is it going to be like? What should I expect? This might seem like a silly question at first because most people share the same vision of this experience. Of course, you are here to … Continue reading Study abroad : Expectations vs. Reality – Delphine Martineau
I landed in Heathrow airport in London on Sunday, September 16th. In the time span of one month I have traveled to Paris and Amsterdam, while also traveling around the UK. I have to admit that I was nervous when I decided to spend the semester abroad in the UK. The days leading up to … Continue reading My First Month Abroad – Nasser Ghaffar
I've recently started my year studying abroad in New York City (as a part of a four-year politics degree @ Queen Mary University of London) and wanted to vlog my time in the big apple!
They say that going off to college is finding a type of freedom. The freedom away from parents and some rules. It gives a lot of students a new start and the opportunity to reframe their way of thinking. It is a place to find yourself and get away from things that might have tied … Continue reading The freedom of going abroad – Carrie Case
As someone who wants to work in both radio and television, and who has done so from a very young age, being based in New York City is pretty surreal. You just have to wander a few blocks from Times Square and you’re surrounded by countless television studios, taping theatres and queues of eager fans … Continue reading And we’re going live in 3, 2, 1… – Katie Bevan
I always knew that waving goodbye to my parents for nine months at the airport would be hard and as much as I prepared myself for that moment, a spell of tears felt inevitable. I guess those of us that have had an emotional airport encounter are very lucky to be in a position where … Continue reading A bus journey I’ll never forget – Katie Bevan
This is not only an important year for me; being my Year Abroad working for the British Council as an English Language Assistant in Andalusia, Spain: but it is also the year I make everything right. For a long time, I have considered myself a disappointment, a failure, and I have chosen to share my … Continue reading Adapt and Overcome – Tiffany Maria Christopher-Ward
Cliché or not, I have been in love with the idea of Italy since my teenage years. It has so much historical value, impeccable cuisine, and some of the most beautiful sights in the entire world, not to mention arguably the most romantic language of all. When it came to choosing the location of my … Continue reading Getting yourself Abroad -Amber Fisher