Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Trust Your Struggle (Claire Westlie)

Note: The formatting of the post is intentional. I was sitting on the stinky, crowded MagicBus looking at the floor. My poor hand was touching the disgusting and germy rail and my body was pressed up against this middle-aged Indian … Continue reading

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Seminars & Lectures (Devan Scherer)

Education in the England is a little different than what one is use to in the states. To begin, instead of two semesters universities have three terms. As a result classes start in October and run through June. Additionally, all … Continue reading

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Surviving the NHS (KJ Scribner)

When you’re on vacation, traveling, or studying abroad, the last thing on your mind is any type of sickness or injury. But as we all know, things happen! Well, this “thing” happened to me a few days back and its … Continue reading

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Christmas in the UK! (Devan Scherer)

It’s Christmas time and for the first time in 21 years I am celebrating the beginning of the holiday season in another country/ countries. Here in England, Christmas is very important and you can see reminders of the holiday everywhere. … Continue reading

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Fresh From the Market (Devan Scherer)

Before arriving in England for the semester I was warned that the food was not going to taste the best. It will be rubbish (garbage) they would say. You will live on fish and chips I was told. To my … Continue reading

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Work in Britain (Olivia Sievert)

The internship program at FIE London was one of the things that drew me in. I knew that having an extra internship on my resume, especially one done abroad, would look so good to future employers. I lucked out and … Continue reading

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Dumbledore Wouldn’t Let This Happen (Keri Hodnik)

Recently there have been numerous protests lining the streets in London – hundreds of kids getting together to cry out against the increase in University fees.  They gathered in such masses that tubes were closed, yielding signs saying things like, … Continue reading

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The UK Workplace (Alex Yurk)

I am currently in my third week of my internship working for Jon Cruddas- Member of Parliament for Dagenham and Rainham.  It has really been an eye opening experience for me in terms of UK politics as well as my … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, Busy (Kort Koppmann)

Well its been another travel-packed past week again here in London.  Last weekend I went out to see Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, and Oxford University as well as the Tower of London and also Paris.  So I guess you could say … Continue reading

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The Home of Golf (Joe Hansen)

The Home of Golf, its pretty bold whenever someone claims to be home to something. It seems Britain is full of places which are the “Home” of something. Wimbledon is the “Home” of Lawn Tennis, Wembley is the “Home” of … Continue reading

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