London’s Markets

Posted April 18th, 2016 by Jason in London, England

One of my favorite places to go in London is to the open air markets. Open air markets are not something that I am very accustomed to coming from Buffalo, NY and I have really taken a liking to them during my time here in London. An open air market is essentially an area where…

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Accommodation in London

Posted March 21st, 2016 by Jason in London, England

Before arriving in London, I was obviously very anxious to know where I was going to live, what it would be like, and what sort of facilities I would have available to me. I knew that we would be staying at Unite Students – Woburn Place so I naturally began doing some research about the…

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Welcome to London!

Posted March 7th, 2016 by Jason in London, England

Hello everybody, My name is Jason Webber. I am a Sophomore Corporate Finance major at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY and I will be the blogger for Central College’s London program this semester. For this blog post, I will just give a summary of what Central College’s London program is all about and…

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Meet the Directors in London

Posted December 17th, 2015 by Annika in London, England

While you were all sitting enjoying family and friends while eating too much turkey for Thanksgiving, I celebrated the holiday by eating my weight in Balgoli BBQ (currey). This expereince was provided to me by the Central College Abroad team here in London. In appreciation for all they have done to taught me this semester…

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Exploring Southern England

Posted November 18th, 2015 by Annika in London, England

As a part of my experience here in London I am given the oppertunity to go on trips sponsored by the program to various locations of interest. Here is a look at my exploration of southern England. Stately Stowerhead This massive neoclassical mansion is an excellent illustration of the massive wealth and use of that…

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Half Term 2015: Traveling Britain

Posted November 18th, 2015 by Annika in London, England

Traditionally half term – the midpoint in the semester where classes are not held is meant as a time for lecturers, pupils, and families to prepare for the rest of the semester ahead. However, the end of the week before I began my half term holiday saw me rushing across the city to catch another…

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Afternoon Tea

Posted October 12th, 2015 by Annika in London, England

Today I went to Afternoon Tea at the Store Street office. Held by the Director and Assistant Director, this traditional English experience was a fun way to experience something that is unique to England.

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Cambridge

Posted October 7th, 2015 by Annika in London, England, Uncategorized

On Friday I had the distinct opportunity to visit historic Cambridge. The walking tour I went on started at the Eagle Pub, made famous for being where James Watson and Henry Crick made the announcement of their discovery of DNA. Practical experiments in Cavendish building with large windowsill to place test tubes. This building was where…

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A Part of something Global

Posted October 1st, 2015 by Annika in London, England

Last night I was honored to be a part of a global movement to bring attention to the 2015 sustainable development goals. While I was standing on a bridge shining a lantern to form the words “Global Goals” for a photograph that was sent to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, One Direction even…

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First Day as a British Student

Posted October 1st, 2015 by Annika in London, England, Uncategorized

Yesterday I attended my first two classes at London South Bank University. Having been on campus a couple of times before for enrolment and orientation, I felt comfortable finding my way around the compact campus. However, finding my way to the lecture theatre where my lecture was held proved to be quite the challenge. After…

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