ACE Scholarship Recipient: Desiree Delavary

One of our ACE Scholarship recipients of the spring 2018 term, University of Glasgow student, Desiree Delavary, from UC Berkeley, had the opportunity to work at the DART lab at the University of Edinburgh, focusing on Autism and Fragile X Syndrome.  Read about her experience and what she learned during her research position below: In Spring 2018, I…

Recruiting: UCEAP London Orientation Helpers

We are seeking enthusiastic students to help with University of California Education Abroad Programme (UCEAP) orientation activities in London. The main role is to support the London Study Centre (LSC) staff in orientation activities and welcome UC students to the UK.  You will assist with cultural activities in London and engage in conversations with newly…

Farewell from the LSC Intern!

I write this on my last day as the Programme Intern for the London Study Centre. I’m sitting here looking around my desk at this office, my colleagues and the four walls within which I’ve made many great memories, with my colleagues and also with my students. I find it hard to believe that a…

How to Vote from Abroad

Living in such a global city as London, there are days when I feel acutely American (accidentally calling the ‘queue’ the ‘line’), and other days where I feel a bit lost and disconnected from the things that make me American/Californian (In-N-Out, sunshine, and people who smile back…more often). But, to quote David Beirne, the director…

Our Awesome Student Reps: Spring 2018!

Queen Mary University of London : Cristina Sanchez-Gonzalez & Germain Louie We had not one, but TWO students representing Queen Mary, University of London this semester. Cristina (above, left) represented our year-long students and Germain (above, right), our spring semester cohort. Together, they hosted a silly/fun event at Ballie Ballerson for their UC peers, and…