Settling into Shepherds Bush

Hello from London! The First few weeks have been crazy busy, but I am so glad that I made the decision to come to London to study abroad. I am currently living in a neighborhood called Shepherds Bush. This is in the west end of London; one tube stops away from Hammersmith. Hammersmith is a…

Introduction – GBI London

My name is Harrison Poutre and I am a Marketing and Supply Chain management major in the class of 2021. I am extremely excited to be returning to London for the fall semester after a short visit in July to watch my favorite Baseball Team, the New York Yankees, play in the MLB London Series….

Many Thanks, London

What now is a few weeks in the past, my study abroad experience in London has been the most life changing experience throughout my time at Pitt thus far. During my entire six-week program in London, I was immersed in the culture of the city, and with each day, I met someone new and learned…

Over and Out

Hey y’all, London was the most influential experience of my life.  As I said before in my previous posts, I have never been abroad before, so being able to have this experience in Europe was absolutely amazing. During the entire trip, I’ve been to many different places.  My friends and I started in Sitges, a…

Cheers.

There’s no question that my time in London was the best seven weeks of my life. As I reflect on my trip back home in Philadelphia, I feel nothing but gratitude for everyone who made this trip possible.  Because London is one of the most, if not the most, diverse cities in the world, I…

Closing this Chapter

This summer I was given the amazing opportunity to live, intern, and study in the amazing global city of London for six weeks. I interned at a five-star hotel called the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel where I was a human resources intern. I was there 3 days a week, and the other 2 days of…

Bye London

Reflecting back on my time in Europe and studying abroad it has made me ever more grateful that I was able to experience this. Everybody tells us in college that we should have a study abroad experience, but I didn’t realize how right they were until I did it myself. Gaining real world knowledge and…

Almost Done

My last few weeks of my study abroad experience were great. I got to see many different things that London had to offer while still feeling like a local. I said goodbye to my coworkers at the internship I was doing which was sad. They were all very welcoming to me even though I was…

Celebrating Diversity Abroad

London is an incredibly dynamic city with such a rich and complex history and a future that will undoubtedly be fascinating. Being able to live in a city that is global in every sense has been absolutely amazing. Without even having to leave London’s borders I feel that I have been able to experience and…