What People Don’t Tell You About Traveling Abroad

As a first generation college student studying abroad, there are several things that I found that are not really discussed

Read more

A Colonized Body in the Colonial Empire

“Over the past few months I have realized that I do not quite know who I am in England. The parts of my identity that are so clear to me in the States seem to have been muddled in my journey across the Atlantic Ocean.”

Read more

College vs. Uni: 4 Differences Between the American and English University Systems

Experiencing a new culture abroad also means navigating a totally distinct academic system. At University College London, Alicia learned this the hard way.

Read more

Sights and Society: Remembering the History as a Tourist

An IFSA-Butler excursion to the Scottish Highlands taught Megan an important lesson about tourism: beautiful places may not always have a beautiful history.

Read more

Navigating Faith in a Post-Faith Society

As a devout Christian in London, a city her study abroad staff described as “post-faith,” Alicia has some concerns about fitting in–but also some high hopes!

Read more