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…

The Guide: A Crash Course in Scottish Culture

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living I think it’s safe to say that any place that appointed a mythical, magical creature, such as the unicorn, as its national animal, and a place where one of the nation’s most celebrated poems is literally an ‘Address…

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…