The Latest from England

Aug 3 4:13am
London

Oxford, Bath, Stonehenge, Oh My!

by Jade

I tend to shy away from tour guided trips, so I obviously signed up for every tour guided trip offered on the university itinerary. Attending a Shakespeare play or The Lion King play? Trip to Oxford? Trip to Stonehenge and Bath? Did not know what Bath meant, but sign me up!

Jul 26 12:57am
London

Lost in London

by Jade

Ten hours later and the wait was finally over. Even though I was fulfilling one of my life’s goals by studying in London, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. There’s no book, YouTube video, or friend’s experience that can prepare. All I had to do was figure my way through the maze of Heathrow airport to receive my short-term student stamp and it would be smooth sailing from there.

Jul 24 6:51pm
London

Kew Gardens: A Budding Paradise 

by Amaya

A poem about Kew Gardens. I hope that you are able to come to study abroad in London and see the many wonders of the city, one of them being the Kew Gardens.

Jul 11 3:55pm
London

Student Voices – Finding Inspiration On & Offstage with an IES Abroad London Alum

by IES Abroad

Hope Johnson, currently participating in an IES internship in London, had the opportunity to cross paths with playwright Sarah Kosar (IES Abroad London, Spring 2009), who is now living her dreams as a critically-acclaimed actress in the U.K. Hear how Hope was inspired by Sarah and how she chased her dreams to stay in the city she fell in love with while studying abroad.

Jul 10 6:26pm
London

A Play Called "Armadillo" and the IES Abroad Alum Who Wrote It: Sarah Kosar

by Amaya

My experience meeting an IES Abroad alum and watching a play she wrote called "Armadillo." I hope you are as inspired as I was by her courageousness, seen clearly through her work and personality.