A Final Thank You & Goodbye

A huge thank you to my donors that made this study abroad experience possible! I will miss the life I was able to create for myself here, and I am so grateful that I had this opportunity. While unfortunately I am not leaving here with a super cool British accent, I am leaving with memories,…

A Letter to Pre-London Hannah

Dear Pre-London Hannah, I am writing this letter when just two weeks from this moment, my plane will be landing back in Newark. So, spoiler alert, I did actually make it this far. I know that coming abroad was the scariest decision you have ever had to make, and easily the biggest life decision, too….

Skills from Study Abroad

As I have spoken about in previous blog posts, I was never much of a traveler growing up. I am not a risk taker and I rarely stray from my comfort zone, but taking this leap to study abroad has definitely given me the opportunity to develop new skills and grow. Since I am in…

Adjusting to Life in London

Hello again from London!  We are almost two-thirds done with the program now, and I have come to love London as a city. However, there have been various aspects of London that have proven difficult to adjust to. When I originally imagined my triumphant return back to the United States, I thought that I would…

Classes at Uni

As I mentioned in my last post, I am here in London on the London GBI program. This program is awesome because it allows students to work an internship right here in London if they choose to, and get some real world experience. I opted out of this portion to focus on classes and continue…

Cheers from London!

Cheers! My name is Hannah Vance, and I am a junior studying marketing, studio arts, and earning a certificate in Leadership and Ethics. I am from Downingtown, Pennsylvania, and proudly part of the “just outside of Philly” population. At Pitt I am involved with Pitt Pathfinders and the Fashion Business Association, and outside of school…