A Final Thank You

Although it was cut short, my time in Sydney was nothing less than amazing. My weeks were filled with learning so much at my internship while my weekends were all about exploring new areas of Sydney and new cities all around Australia. While it was challenging navigating a new city, learning new Australian slang, and…

Two Weeks As A Tourist, Three Months As A Local

Hello everyone! My name is Kendelle Conrad. I am currently pursuing a Marketing degree and the Certificate in International Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Some things I am passionate about include traveling, fitness, and reading. Why did I choose Sydney, Australia? I have actually been planning to study abroad here ever since high school….

‘Ello, London: An Introduction

Hello, my name is Yulia Houseal and I am currently studying abroad with the GBI London program. I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying accounting and business information systems with a minor in economics and a certificate in leadership and ethics. Wow, just typing that out reminded me of how busy I…

Cheers.

There‚Äôs 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…

Time, Travels, and Troubles

Hello! As this program draws to a close I am incredibly excited to report that I have done a great deal of travelling recently. In early June, my roommate Carly and I made a day trip to Brighton Beach in southern England. It was an incredibly windy day on the beach itself, therefore we stayed…

Nearing the End

Prior to my departure for this trip, I did not have very many expectations as far as what I would gain out of my internship and classes. I had hoped that these experiences would provide me with something valuable, however, I anticipated that these aspects of my time abroad would be rather boring when compared…

Final(s) Week

The semester is coming to a close; the following week marks the end of the journey of a lifetime. It is unbelievable how quickly the past 6 months have gone; it feels like yesterday when I got off the plane from New York and scrambled to find my hotel in Buenos Aires and prepare for…

Sunny, Sunny London

Greetings from sunny London! My first two weeks here have been incredibly busy to say the least! Each week, I work around 20 hours at my internship and attend two classes. My internship is interesting and my commute is relatively light compared to many of my peers. In the morning, I take the bus to…