Prepared? Prepared.

Prepared? Prepared.

Hi, I’m Nia and I am going to be studying abroad at the University of Roehampton in London, England. I am a sophmore at the University of Alabama, majoring in Anthropology! My new Uni for the next Semester! It’s officially a week before I leave for England. I...
Life Across the Pond

Life Across the Pond

Once I stepped off the plane at London Gatwick, I felt as if I was in the middle of dream. Everything was different. The people talked funny and the signs I had to follow were different than the ones in America. Flash forward almost an entire month and I still feel as...

Post Oxford–Summer 2016

Wow, what a summer. I left for Oxford, England with zero expectations and returned to the US with numerous and irreplaceable friends and memories. This trip was one of culture, history, and knowledge that made each of my experiences abroad even more meaningful. The...

Oxford in 31 days

In my opinion, we live and study at one of the prettiest colleges in England. Worcester College and the city of Oxford have really begun to feel like a home away from home. The classes that my peers and I attend really integrate exploring Oxford, and we are encouraged...

Oxford, Here I Come!

My bag is packed, my pre-trip assignments are complete, and I am headed to Oxford, England in the morning! Wow, what a surreal thought. I have zero expectations and many questions, but that is what I am most excited about; I cannot wait to experience Oxford for the...

Why We Should All Be Tourists

Something I’ve noticed in my day-to-day life, but particularly during my time in England, is the negative attitude regarding tourists that, personally, I feel is a little uncalled for. I have friends who won’t take photographs on vacations because they don’t want to...

My Airplane Essentials

The semester is officially over, which means I have two months before the start of my study abroad trip in Oxford, England. How exciting is that? What I’m not so excited about, however, is the long flight. The flight to London is about eight hours, so I’ll...