Megan is a junior and Global Business Leadership major from CSB/SJU in Minnesota, USA. In Spring 2022, she participated in FIE’s Leadership London program. Leadership London includes a suite of leadership-based courses, an internship with a London organization, and presenting at the Student Global Leadership Conference. Below is a reflection from her coursework on what … More MEGAN – Reflections of London
No Regrets Alexia Walker is a Junior at the University of Florida in Criminology and an FIE scholarship student. She recently completed a study and internship program in London for Summer 2021 and has returned home. Below is a reflection on her time abroad. I had a surprisingly hard time writing this. I struggled to … More ALEXIA – ‘No Regrets’ Summer 2021 in London
It was 2007, the early days of YouTube, when “Charlie Bit My Finger” blew up. I was 8 years old at the time, and I couldn’t get enough of it. What began as my silly reenactments of the video, turned into full on speaking in a British accent. I would keep it up for days … More MAGGIE – FIE Student Stories: Studying Abroad During COVID-19
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
I had never thought of any place other than Karachi as my home, but I recently debated about what home really means. Since I was born and raised in Pakistan, it has the label of being my home country. However, I soon realized ‘home’ is more of a feeling, rather than one definite place. When … More Home away from home
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!