Category: Living Abroad

A beginner’s guide to the London Underground

If you’re new to London, it won’t be long until you need to use the famous London Underground! It recently celebrated its 150th birthday, making it it the oldest underground system...

Our top tips for packing to study abroad

Is it time to start packing for your study abroad adventure? Yes? Yes! Here’s some awesome advice for packing your bags from students who have already been there, done that...

Visiting Google’s London headquarters

Tomide, from Nigeria, was lucky enough to win a tour of Google HQ in London! He told us about the day… When I arrived at the Google headquarters in London,...

From fast to feast: an insider’s guide to Eid

Muslims around the world are getting ready to celebrate the end of fasting and start feasting. It’s time for Eid! Eid Al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and also well known as...

Celebrating Ramadan in the UK

Introducing Nora, our Global Alumni Marketing Manager. She offers some expert advice on how you can observe Ramadan when studying abroad in the UK… Celebrating Ramadan in a different country...

5 ways Americans celebrate the 4th of July

While the origin of this holiday is to mark America’s independence from Great Britain back in 1776, you’ll find most Americans celebrate this holiday (also known as Independence Day) a...