Tips for eating healthy on a budget while abroad -Bak Baitan

It might be quite difficult to live in London and not spend thousands of pounds on food alone - the money you could otherwise spend on city exploration and travelling (trust me, I spent around 200 dollars on groceries in my first week). But it is also important to stay healthy by having a good … Continue reading Tips for eating healthy on a budget while abroad -Bak Baitan

Retaining my Kazakh identity while studying abroad – Bakdaulet Baitan

Probably one of my biggest fears when going abroad to study in the US 3 years ago and again upon my arrival in UK was that I would not be able to stay true to my culture and values held by my people. Kazakhstan, being a country of only 17 million people, does not have … Continue reading Retaining my Kazakh identity while studying abroad – Bakdaulet Baitan

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