Looking back at my first couple of weeks at King’s was quite a refreshing experience. Coming from sunny Southern California, I was ready for the change of weather and people. My first impression of King’s is the friendliness of the study abroad advisors, this was set a tone of ease in my early few days in London.
Continue reading “Settling in to life at King’s – Zhinan Zhang”
I always knew that I wanted to study abroad somewhere while I was at university. The thought of traveling halfway across the world didn’t intimidate me–I had already traveled halfway across the country to go to college. I easily narrowed my ideal location down to London because of my English Literature major and interest in early modern theater. I talked to my advisor, filled out an application, and all of a sudden I was accepted to King’s College London and booking plane tickets.
Continue reading “West Coast to Waterloo: The Journey Begins – Alida White”
One of the reasons I chose to study at King’s College was because of the exciting module options that were not available at my home university. Growing up Portuguese in America, I was always aware and proud of my heritage, but I was never able to explore Portuguese history in an academic setting. King’s College provided me with the opportunity to connect with this part of my upbringing and identity through modules that were cross listed between my major, English Literature, and the Department of Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies.
Continue reading “King’s Academics On and Off Campus – Alessandra Viegas”
Arriving in London as a study abroad student is liquid chaos. Be prepared the first night. There is a mountain of logistics that I had to take care of the first couple of days, and the quicker the better. Continue reading “Living the London Life – James Patterson”
Settling into King’s was crazy, overwhelming, and exciting. Not only was I struggling with jet lag, but there were also so many things to do. Continue reading “Settling in to life at King’s – Lillian Miller”