Convening in Geneva – Miriam Frances Jaffe

Week 7 of the spring semester at Queen Mary is reading week. Much as with last semester’s reading week, I decided to take advantage of my week without class to travel abroad. I chose to, once again, venture into the land of the French, except this time, I went to Switzerland: Geneva to be precise. … Continue reading Convening in Geneva – Miriam Frances Jaffe

The balancing act of study abroad – Elana Medlicott

There are many components to the adventure that is study abroad. Weekends of travel are generally interspersed with the expectation of completing assignments and attending classes. From this, quite the dichotomy emerges. There is a fine line between spending too much time travelling, and missing the important experience of learning in a new culture and … Continue reading The balancing act of study abroad – Elana Medlicott

An introvert’s survival guide to study abroad – by Elana Medlicott

Studying overseas is generally depicted as an adventure of a lifetime, an ongoing party (with some studying on the side), and what will undoubtedly be one of the greatest experiences of one’s life. I am not going to attempt to dispute these perceptions, because frankly, I believe them to be true. However, what is often … Continue reading An introvert’s survival guide to study abroad – by Elana Medlicott