HOST UK Homestay

18. August 2014

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HOST UK Homestay

Meeting locals can be difficult. Here’s your opportunity to experience British hospitality. Host UK is a charity organisation that provides international students with the opportunity to spend a weekend inside a British home for free… Arcadia pays the application fee, you just pay for travel. We would advise that you apply sooner rather than later […]

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15. August 2014

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Dear Fall ’14 student…

Dear Fall ’14 student…

Dear Fall ’14 student: Greetings from Arcadia in London, where you’ll be based – or passing through en route to your university in England or Wales – shortly. We are busy prepping for your arrival and all look forward to meeting you soon. I hope your summer’s been good – perhaps a mixture of relaxation […]

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11. August 2014

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A Flavour of Britain

A Flavour of Britain

Are you joining us in the coming months and wondering where you will actually going to be? We have all seen the touristy photos of Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and that old village pub.  These sights are stunning  but what is Britain to us Brits?  For this flavour of Britain we asked our staff at the London […]

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8. August 2014

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FREE Comedy

FREE Comedy

It’s good to laugh isn’t it, especially a good belly laugh. We thought you may want to know where to go to get the best FREE comedy in London. Plus, we saw it as a good excuse to reminisce  of tear jerking comedy.   The Camden Head The Camden Head offers all sorts of fun […]

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6. August 2014

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Top 5 FREE Things To Do – Music

Top 5 FREE Things To Do – Music

You may have noticed that Arcadia University is celebrating Rhythms of the World this year. As part of the Life in the Mind Series, the lectures and events explore music in a exciting way. You may not need an excuse to enjoy music but we thought we’d help by listing our top 5 places for […]

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4. August 2014

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Student Blog – Advice to Prospective Students

Student Blog – Advice to Prospective Students

  It would be easy for us to draw up a list of things you should expect from your time abroad, or tips and tricks to make the most out of your time here. But we are not in your shoes. We, no matter our experience of the UK, are not in the same position […]

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31. July 2014

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Photo Competition – Summer 2014

Photo Competition – Summer 2014

Once again, it was great to see the high standards of the photo and One Second Everyday competitions get even better this semester. The winners and runners up didn’t come easily. As with the electing of the Pope, the judges weren’t allowed out of a room until they had made a decision. After minutes of heated discussion […]

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30. July 2014

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Elainey’s First Few Days on the Internship Programme

Elainey’s First Few Days on the Internship Programme

With the start of Fall 2014 just over a month away,  preparations are well under way here at the London Center. We are sure you are starting to get excited and/or overwhelmed by thoughts of arriving in one of the worlds greatest cities. This is completely normal, we were all in that boat at some […]

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28. July 2014

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Brighton

Brighton

It was the penultimate weekend of the summer semester. What better way to spend the day than by the sea in Brighton? Of course, then we looked at the weather forecast. Rain, thunderstorms, more rain… Despite the bleak weather prospects, a full house of students turned up outside the London Centre ready to board the […]

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25. July 2014

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Reverse Culture Shock

Reverse Culture Shock

For many of you, this semester marks the end of your study abroad experience and you will be returning back to the States. Though a lot is made of the culture shock when you arrive in a new country, we don’t hear much about what happens when you go back home. Reverse culture shock can […]

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