On Monday my British Life & Business class visited Wimbledon. Prior to the trip I was confused about how visiting Wimbledon would be relevant to the class at all. After participating in the tour, the trip’s relevance and importance could not have been any more clear. We arrived at Wimbledon at 10:00 and proceeded to … More Wimbledon – British Life & Business
After finishing up with Monday’s classes I decided to hop on one of London’s buses to see where it would take me. I feel it’s critical to sometimes take a break and have the mindset of “just play it by ear”. I got on a bus in South Kensington and sat back and watched as … More Making the Most of My Free Days in London
As Christmas is approaching, more and more of London is being lit with Christmas lights. It’s such a beautiful time of year here in London! It’s been getting chilly outside, but not as cold as it’s been in the states. It’s this time of year that makes you appreciate how hot the tube always is! … More It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas in London!
This was another unforgettable week in London full of first’s, more interning, and continued exploration of the city of London! I can’t believe I’ve been here 10 weeks. On Tuesday night, I had the opportunity to eat dinner at The Oblix, located in The Shard. This restaurant boasted an impressive height (on the 32nd floor) … More Diving Into My London Internship
After recovering from a week of traveling throughout fall break, Monday morning came quickly. Rather than attending the typical Monday morning class, my British Life & Business class attended a field trip across London. During this trip we participated in a walking tour across various parts of Covent Garden to learn more about London’s sustainability … More Getting to Know the Kensington Neighbours
This week was the fall break that we’ve all been looking forward to. Fall break consists of one week free of classes and internships. The majority of students decided to utilize this time to travel, and so did I. Choosing a destination was easy, I’d always wanted to visit Italy, and I knew there was … More Fall Break!
Week 7! I feel obligated to begin by saying just how beautiful Windsor Castle is. On Tuesday I decided to catch a train to see what all the hype was about. Wow! The Castle is absolutely breathtaking. I was in shock because when I arrived I noticed something that I haven’t seen very much in … More Getting Outside of Kensington: Windsor and Camden
Week 6 has come and gone! This week consisted of more and more course work, as well as adventures in London. The weather has been really rainy, but I’m not going to let a little rain stop me from getting out and exploring this amazing city! For my International Trade class we took a field … More Exploring More of London
More Field Trips! On Tuesday I traveled with my Strategic Brand Management class to a small brewery called Hiver. In class we’ve been discussing the different stages of the product life cycle, and how brands manage these product life cycles. I continue to enjoy visiting places in London that I haven’t been to before. Hiver … More CoCurricular Activities and Last Minute Travel
This has been another unforgettable week abroad! I’ve spent the week exploring the city, attending a field trip, and visiting Belgium. Can I pause the clock? – Because these weeks are coming and going way too quickly! On Tuesday I attended a field trip to the Museum of Brands with my Strategic Brand Management class. … More Future Student Advice: Don’t Forget Your Passport When Trying to Travel Abroad