Tag: Orientation

Grizedale Fresher! (Devan Scherer)

I arrived in England in August for an international summer program with 29 other Americans. It was nice learning my way around campus without 12,000 other students also trying to find their way. Nevertheless, for me my life in England did not start until the Brits arrived. However,…

First Week (Dale Bishop)

Original Post Date: 19 July 2011 Well Orientation has started for all of us international students. We were all placed into groups after the big meeting, where all of the international students were present. At first the prospect of befriending ESL (English as a Second Language)…

Make Sure You Pack an Umbrella … (Nicole Engbretson)

… And yet it’s rained only once or twice since I arrived in London last week. My British flatmates have informed me that what we have currently is closer to July weather, certainly not what they’d expect in October. Perhaps I should have grabbed sunglasses instead. It’s strange essentially…