My Bodleian Library Experience
Aug21

My Bodleian Library Experience

I am a huge fan of libraries and books of any sort and got my first library card when I was 3, so needless to say I was very excited when I was told that those of us on the UA at Oxford trip were getting Bodleian reader cards. This meant we could go into the Bodleian library and use their databases and most of their books (for some reason, they didn’t want to let us have access to the ones that are centuries old first editions...

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A Weekend in Scotland!
Jul30

A Weekend in Scotland!

At the beginning of my third week in Oxford, I decided to join my friends on a weekend trip to Edinburgh at the end of the week. Although I was coming with my friends, actually about half of the UA at Oxford group was in Edinburgh this weekend! We started the weekend by going to the British Museum in London on Friday morning. It was really interesting and cool and had things like the Rosetta Stone and actual artifacts from the...

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Things I’ve Learned My First Week in Britain
Jul30

Things I’ve Learned My First Week in Britain

“Cheers” Cheers is a word you hear a lot in Britain. I’ve heard it used in place of “thank you,” “you’re welcome,” and just a general phrase, but only in certain contexts. I’m not quite sure what exactly it means, but I like it. You will walk a lot. I am studying in Oxford, which is a very walkable city. Outside of that, I am in a course that is entirely centered around taking walks around the city. Both of these have...

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