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Celebrating Chinese New Year, London Style

London is full of multicultural events throughout the year. Celebrate Chinese New Year with your new friends or host family this month.

How to Make Your London Homestay a Great Experience

For a fully immersive experience nothing beats a homestay in London. Find out how to make this one of the best experiences of your life.

An International Student’s Guide to the London Transport System: Part 3 The Underground

In Part 3 of her guide to the transport system, Carolina helps international students understand how to get around the city on the Tube.

An International Student’s Guide to the London Transport System: Part 2 Buses

Part 2 of Carolina’s guide to the London transport system looks at the bus network. Find out how to save money and how to get to your classes and favourite attractions.

Great London Neighbourhoods: Spitalfields

Want help choosing a location for your student housing? London’s Spitalfields is a top pick for fun, authentic atmosphere and convenience.

Studying Abroad? What to Do if You’re Missing Home

You may miss your home when you study abroad. This is normal, and it is important to understand that there is nothing wrong with you. Here are a few things that I do when I feel this way. Every time I study abroad I miss my country, my friends, my family and even my bedroom.... Read more »

Halls of Residence or Homestay: Choosing the Right Accommodation for the Authentic London Student Experience

International students in the UK can choose from a variety of student accommodation. London has a wide range of Halls of Residence, homestays and apartments. If you’ve never been here before how do you know what to choose? We asked Paula, a fashion student from Brazil who has studied in the city a few times,... Read more »

Tips for Eating a Healthy Diet While Studying in London

In a recent post I talked about looking after your health while you’re studying. Eating well is one of the most important and often one of the most neglected elements in staying healthy. Here are some budget-friendly, easy tips for a healthy student diet. When I am studying abroad I need to plan my diet... Read more »

Get The Most Out of London on Your Student Budget

London has a huge amount to offer, and you don’t have to be rich to get the most from your stay. I have some tips to help you stick to your budget and still experience everything that the UK capital has to offer.  If you’ve chosen to study abroad in London, student accommodation, travel costs,... Read more »

5 Free Attractions Near Your Student Accommodation: Britannia South Bank

One of the reasons I wanted to study abroad in London was to experience the world-famous culture and history of the city. If you choose Britannia South Bank as your student accommodation, London’s attractions are literally on your doorstep. Better yet – so much can be explored for free. Here are my recommendations for a... Read more »

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