Farewell Afternoon Tea in London

We said goodbye to some of our English students in true British style – with afternoon tea! For our Farewell Afternoon Tea, we gathered in the penthouse of the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Leicester Square and stuffed ourselves silly with delicious sandwiches, scones, and sweets. All washed down with tea of course! To top…

California Day 2017

This past Wednesday, we hosted our annual California Day in London, which is a pre-departure orientation for reciprocity students in the UK who are gearing up to study abroad at one of the UC campuses in California. With a whopping 95 students and host liaisons in attendance, in addition to our awesome UC ambassadors, who…

An Insight into Humanitarianism

Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of taking a day trip up to St Andrews to meet with Samantha Ku and Yasmine Maize, third year UC Irvine Students studying abroad at the University of St Andrews.  Samantha was kind enough to send me her reflections on the lecture we attended together put on by…

Networking with Alumni Event: Spring 2017

Last night I had the pleasure of putting together my second Networking with Alumni Event, and I daresay it was even more successful than my first! The promise of guacamole filled burritos always entices students to come out, but I’m happy to report that we had quite the impressive turnout, with nearly a third of…

Christmas Farewell Event

Somehow the 12 weeks of fall term have completely whizzed by, and we’re already almost at the winter holidays! Although temperatures are dropping to absolutely frigid levels, last week we hosted our Christmas Farewell Event to celebrate with our students one last time before they head home to the States. We started off our fun-filled…