Cultural Differences

My supervisor, Margaret, is probably the most genuine person I’ve ever me. She is passionate about what she does and life itself. She is curious about life in the United States, and offers me insight to the tips and tricks of the UK. So that’s what I’m going to dedicate this blog to. One thing…

Everything I Want to Do in London Involves Cheese

Anyone who knows me, knows I am utterly obsessed with cheese. Mac n’ cheese, grilled cheese, pasta with cheese, pizza, mozzarella sticks – literally anything covered or containing cheese I will eat. Before coming to London, I saw a Facebook video about “The Cheese Bar” which was opening in London right before I arrived. The…

Small but Mighty, an Ode to my Internship

When I arrived in London, I was more than a little bit nervous about my internship. Before I had my Skype interview back in April, I did some research on the company and if I’m being quite honest I didn’t know what to think. However, since coming to London, I can say that my internship has exceeded all…

GBI London – Payton Wargo

Hi everyone! My name is Payton and I am a rising junior from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. I am majoring in Accounting with a minor in Studio Arts, and I am also pursuing a Certificate in Leadership and Ethics. I will be studying in London for 6 weeks starting mid May (so soon!). During my time abroad,…

Meet the GBI Student Bloggers for Summer 2017!

Welcome to the Global Business Institute Study Abroad Program! GBI Blog Overview The Global Business Institute (GBI) is a comprehensive study abroad program that combines coursework and part-time internship experience at one of Pitt Businesses’ international campuses. Each GBI scholarship recipient participates in a program long blogging initiative to share their experiences with their friends,…