UCEAP 2018 Thanksgiving ‘Thankful For’ Photo Competition

Every year the Edinburgh and London Study Centres hold a competition for students to submit their favourite photos showcasing their time abroad, and every year students hit it out of the park with their incredibles photos.  This year was certainly no exception.  Before our Thanksgiving event that was held this year in Edinburgh, Scotland, we…

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…

Student Spotlight: TEDx with The TechTwins

Andrew and Mark Ansell, AKA TheTechTwins, are former UCEAP, and current UC Berkeley students.  The twins spent their Spring 2018 semester studying abroad at the historic Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.  A surprise came to me as I was looking through our submissions for the Spring 2018 MySnaps Photo Competition and stumbled across the twins’…

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…