Jan. 27, 2015

Archive for Stories From Abroad

Queuing up: Life in Exeter

Queuing up: Life in Exeter

Posted On: January 22, 2015

My first week has come and gone at the University of Exeter, and it has been a whirlwind [...]

Morton away from Morton: The William and Mary in Washington Program

Morton away from Morton: The William and Mary in Washington Program

Posted On: January 22, 2015

For those of you who do not spend a majority of your days in Morton Hall, the College [...]

‘Skyfall’ and Oxford and William and Mary

‘Skyfall’ and Oxford and William and Mary

Posted On: December 04, 2014

"At Oxford, past and present combine. That’s where its aura comes from. Even during late nights finishing a [...]

Weightless on the Thames

Weightless on the Thames

Posted On: November 20, 2014

Along High Street, lampposts glow and faces of gargoyles protrude eerily through the fog. [...]

An evening in Oxford with Sir Ian McKellen

An evening in Oxford with Sir Ian McKellen

Posted On: November 10, 2014

"Sir Ian McKellen raised his hands above his grey hair and thundered at the top of his lungs, [...]

Debunking the party line on studying abroad

Debunking the party line on studying abroad

Posted On: November 10, 2014

It’s easy to go into the study abroad process thinking you know what to expect — or at [...]

A night in Narnia to escape academia

A night in Narnia to escape academia

Posted On: November 03, 2014

A massive ice sculpture of a lion’s head stood on the table in the main ballroom. [...]

Vignettes from St Andrews

Vignettes from St Andrews

Posted On: October 30, 2014

If St Andrews upholds one thing, it’s tradition. These traditions range from the wearing of red academic gowns [...]

‘And then, emerging through the morning clouds, came England’

‘And then, emerging through the morning clouds, came England’

Posted On: October 20, 2014

For most of the flight across the Atlantic Ocean, all that was visible outside the window was the [...]

Self-motivation in the British Isles

Self-motivation in the British Isles

Posted On: October 20, 2014

It seems that while all the traveling and saying yes of last week was all well and good, [...]