What To Expect When You First Arrive in London

Tori Ford Fashion Merchandising and Design: Design and Development Regent’s University, United Kingdom, Spring Semester 2017 Flying into the airport in the UK still wasn’t enough for me to realize I was in another country. It all still felt a bit surreal. Like I would walk through a door and be back home. I’ll tell…

Part One- … Is This Really Happening???

Amanda Kuszak Major: Social Work Tourism Spaces in the United Kingdom Program, Summer II 2017 I knew in February that I would be traveling to Europe that coming July, but it never fully sank in. I was accepted into my study abroad program, Tourism Spaces of the U.K., which is a three week program. During…

Overcoming Pre-Departure Fears: London

Tori Ford Fashion Merchandising and Design: Design and Development Regent’s University, United Kingdom, Spring Semester 2017 It’s about that time! I am finalizing my studies in Fashion Design and the last thing to do is study abroad. Aside from my avid desire to travel, my major also required students to study abroad. After I switched…

Before I Go

Abimbola Jubril Communication Major Media Ethics in London Program, Summer II 2017 I received an email via my wmich account that my major (communications), was going to have a study abroad trip to London England this summer and I instantly was interested in going. I have been dreaming of going to London for almost a…

Reasons To Travel After Your Program

Melina Wilcox Major: Sculpture Minor: Art History Book Arts in Europe, Summer I 2017 When I was planning my six weeks in Europe—the first four of which were  apart of a study aboard program—all I had were idyllic notions of how wonderful and life-changing this journey would be. I would be remiss to say those notions…

London is Calling!

Christina Chizmadia Major: Textile & Apparel Studies: Fashion Merchandising Minor: Event Management Program: Regents University, London UK The past month has been absolutely INSANELY UNIMAGINABLE!! I cannot even really describe just how crazy, fast-paced, incredible, fantastic, marvelous, fabulous and unbelievable my time here has been. After my first week of classes I started to feel sick…

Am I Lost Yet?

Christina Chizmadia Major: Textile & Apparel Studies: Fashion Merchandising Minor: Event Management Program: Regents University, London UK You know that feeling that you get after returning to school after the summer is over and relearning math? Well that was the exact feeling I had once I got through customs at the airport. Except the math…

Pre-Departure Q&A: Theatre Arts in the UK

Troy Dill-Reese Music-Theatre Performance Major Theatre Arts Intensive in Bournemouth / London Short-term Faculty led Summer II, 2016 Q: How did you decide the location of your study abroad?  What factors played a role in your decision? A: Well, the location was decided for me by the department because it is a faculty-led trip. Q:…

I miss London dearly

Cassie Hess Media Ethics in London Film, Video, and Media Studies major As this year comes to a close I can honestly say that the best part was getting to study in London. I miss all of it, and in some ways I wish that I didn’t come back. Yes, I missed my family, and…