So all our orientations have finished and we have welcomed hundreds of students into England and Wales for the semester! Continue reading 30 January 2015 – ”Orientations are complete and the snow is falling!”
Having spent the weekend taking part in a range of exciting (and adventurous!) activities in the Lake District, I am writing this post while very tired after such a great few days! Thank you so much to everyone who came and I hope you all had an amazing time! Continue reading 21 October 2014 – ” Thank you to everyone who came to Adventure Weekend!”
At IFSA we are all very excited about the upcoming semester, having just enjoyed an extremely busy September where we welcomed hundreds of new students to the UK!
With the exam season in full flow we thought we would give you a quick reminder of the differences between the exam processes in Britain and America. British exams aim to test your ability to use the knowledge you have gained during the semester/year. As with essay writing the British system trains students to use their knowledge as concisely and as logically as they are able – skills that will stand you in good stead when you enter the workplace, so practice them now.
Over the next few months we are going to strive to bring you insider tips to the UK, lists of the best things you must try while here, and other such guides to the country. What better place to start than a quick insight to the best music venues in London?
While the study abroad experience is coming to an end for some of you, there is still much to look forward to for many students for the rest of the semester… Continue reading 10 Apr 2014 – “Looking forward to the rest of the term…”
A big hello to all of you! I trust that everyone is enjoying their Easter break – while also dreading the exam period for those who are yet to finish. I hope you all had a great time exploring Europe for those of you who managed to go travelling – please send in any photos you would like to be
Morning all – and what a glorious morning it is! Well the sun is shining here in London so I’ve decided that Spring has sprung (it’ll probably snow now to punish my hubris, but what the hell!!). I hope you are all doing well and are busy planning your Easter holidays. I’ve one word of advice – SOUTH, head south
I hope you all had a happy Valentine’s Day and are looking forward to Shrove Tuesday tomorrow – that’s our name for “Fat Tuesday.” Lynne will be making and tossing pancakes in the office from about 11:30 onwards – please let her know though if you will be popping by to consume a pancake or two! As I type it is trying to snow