UCEAP Thanksgiving in Edinburgh 2018

Happy Turkey Day all!  We recently rounded up 150 of our lovely Scotland, England, and Ireland students for an incredible Thanksgiving celebration in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The day was filled with festive events, such as a 3-course Thanksgiving meal at Brown’s Edinburgh, where we were spoiled with entertainment in various forms.  All students received a UCEAP…

The Guide: A Crash Course in Irish Culture

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living Did you know the original lease for the Guinness Storehouse was signed as a 9,000 year lease?  Talk about confidence!  What about that the Titanic was built in Belfast, Northern Ireland?  Whether you don’t know much about Ireland…

The Guide: Getting Involved Abroad

YOUR Guide to: make the most out of your study abroad experience by travelling, learning, and living One of the great parts about living and studying abroad is that you are presented with the opportunity to make that city your new home away from home.  I know, I know, it sounds SUPER basic, but really…

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’…

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…