January in London – Post 3 (Paris)

Our learning network, CAPA, offered an optional program through Something New that took students to Paris for the weekend! Fortunately, they provided hotel accomodation, tours, transportation to and from Paris to England, and breakfast. We took the EuroStar from St. Pancras International Station and arrived in Paris early Friday morning. We started our tour at…

“What do you call garbage in America?”

Over the course of my time here I have had many interesting conversations with my co-workers about the differences between the US and the UK. Even when I try to stay away from the topic because I don’t want to be constantly questioning why everyone does what they do, something happens that makes the topic…

Working Life in the UK

As my program comes to a close (we are starting the last week and I’m just not ready), I wanted to talk about working life in the UK and my internship. This post probably belongs with some of the earlier ones about my neighborhood and first arriving in London, but I wanted to wait to…

Learning to be comfortable by yourself

I’ve been loving life in the UK for the past few weeks! I’ve had the opportunity to do some really amazing things, but I’ve learned a great deal about London, my course topic and also about myself. If I could give one piece of advice to other students currently traveling or who will in the future…

Mind the Gap

Sometimes, when students are choosing a destination to go when studying abroad England and Australia are top choices because they are English speaking countries so students think, “Oh it won’t be that different” or “Oh it won’t be that hard to communicate”. Granted going to a country where you only speak a little of the…

Fashion in London

These past few weeks in London have been the greatest. I’ve been seeing so many great sights like the British museum, Kew Gardens and Convent Garden. All the sights have been wonderful, interesting places and as I’ve been getting more comfortable moving around the city I had started to notice interesting differences between what I…

Goldhawk Road, Shepard’s Bush, London

I’ve been dreaming of studying abroad in London since I became a Pitt students and its hard to believe that I’m actually here. London is one of the most diverse and cultural cities in the world and you really feel that the minute you arrive by the sights, the sounds and the smells of some…

London Calling

Hello! My name is Emily and I am a rising junior from Allentown, PA. I am studying Marketing and Supply Chain with Certificates in International Business and Business Analytics. My biggest hobby and passion is music. You can usually find me looking for new artists on apple music or listening to some great vinyl. I…

Meet the Panther Program Student Bloggers for Summer 2017!

Welcome to the Panther Study Abroad Program! Panther Program Blog Overview The University of Pittsburgh’s Panther Programs are offered for all students covering almost every academic major. Each Panther Program scholarship recipient participated in a program long blogging initiative to share their experiences with friends, family, and prospective students. Meet the summer 2017 Panther Program bloggers:…