I’ve only been in London for a short time, but I’ve managed to squeeze in quite a bit of time at some of London’s amazing and FREE museums. Transporting you around the world and across time, the exhibits in London’s museums are absolutely unreal. Although I was experiencing some pretty serious jet lag when viewing artifacts, I was in awe of nearly every single display. The British Library This is not the first place people think of when it comes to London’s museum scene, but the British Library…

You’ve just packed your entire life into a couple of suitcases, left all your family and friends at home, and traveled half way around the world to a foreign city with foreign people. In words, this experience sounds absolutely terrifying. In real life, this experience is magical and life-changing to say the least. Thanks to the wonderful CEA staff based in London, feeling right at home will take no time at all and you’ll be longing for them and this place before you know it. From the CEA…

Culture shock. This is the first place I experienced it. Ruthless students and different grading systems; the classroom is where students from around the world will experience it the most. When I first arrived at the University of Westminster, I heard from almost everyone, “the academics in London are extremely hard.” “Punctuality is quite important. Being on time is being ten to fifteen min early.” Although this is true for the British academic system, that doesn’t necessarily mean they apply to all classes, professors, and students.  Basic Academics …

There wasn’t a moment, or person, or second that made me fall in love with London. I wish there was one single defining moment that made it for me because it would make it easier to explain my experience abroad. The life here, the people here, the food, the culture—the London is all apart of what made this whole experience abroad something more magical than I expected. At first, I didn’t want to be here. The overwhelming new city experience enveloped me and made it so difficult. Talking to…

As my semester comes to a close, I’ll give you future Londoners some observations that I have recognized through my time here. London is amazing and seeing the little nuances make me want to come back in a heartbeat. Myth busted: They say that British students are on time and being on time means being ten minuets early. They are on time, except it’s right on the dot or five to ten minuets later. Everyone is super polite… like a little too nice & no, they’re not trying to con you. Pants…

A video tour of the neighborhood, Marylebone in London! This video will cover what is around the area along with some activities that happens that the neighborhood sponsors. This neighborhood is near the Regent Street campus along with Little Titchfield, Marylebone, & New Cavendish. Being in city center it is easy to navigate around and right by the main shopping area! Michelle M. is the Fall 2016 CEA MOJO in London, England. She is currently a senior studying Cinema Art and Science and Photography at Columbia College Chicago

One second a day filled with images and video of my time here in London. While it was quick to go, the experience was worth it! Michelle M. is the Fall 2016 CEA MOJO in London, England. She is currently a senior studying Cinema Art and Science and Photography at Columbia College Chicago

In this video, I take you on a walking tour of some of my favourite spots in London. London is a huge city and it’s often difficult to decide what to see and do, so allow me to show you what I’ve found worthwhile after living here for 2 months. Check out this video to see restaurants, cafes, pubs, museum, and other must-see places in Shoreditch, the South Bank, and Central London. Here you can find a google map with the places I visit in the video. James L….

I think it’s safe to say that my study abroad experience in London has completely changed my life in ways I could never have imagined. In these three months, I’ve gotten the chance to speak with people from countries all across Europe and Asia, and got the chance to visit and experience cultures vastly different from my own. This theme of unfamiliarity became the perfect backdrop on which to analyze myself and learn things I have previously overlooked while in the comfort of my home culture. Here are a few things…

Since I’ve passed the midway point of the semester, I thought I’d share my experience with the academics here at Westminster. Although I’m a Management student at my home institution, I decided to take a variety of different classes in different subjects, such as sociology, literature, and writing while abroad. This has allowed me to interact with students of many different backgrounds, and broaden my perspective of academic life in the UK. Class Structure The biggest difference I’ve noticed is the structure and scheduling of classes. At my home institution…