Category: Drexel in London

Day In the Life: Graphic Design Student in London

Starting around 8am, a typical class day in London for me typically starts off with a coffee or café drink of some kind. I’ve always tried my best to make some sort of breakfast, but I usually will just grab a pick me up from my favorite cafes. I usually go to Pret, which is ...

Brick Lane: Multiculturalism & Street Art

For my British Life & Visual Media course, we often take field trips and guided tours to have a better grasp on British culture. For one of our classes sessions, we took a tour of Brick Lane which is a long street located in East London. Since the first time I went there I was ...

Culture Shock in London: Small Yet Big Differences

Zakiyah Harrison, ’24, is a Graphic Design student studying at the Foundation of International Education in London this Summer 2022 After being for London in two weeks now there are multiple differences in culture that really surprised me! Prior to leaving for this trip, I was extremely excited, I had never been out of the ...

Rosetta In All Its Glory

Another day, another museum! Yesterday me and my classmates attended the British Museum, which is dedicated to human history, art and culture. There was so much to be seen in this museum it was almost overwhelming. I am truly so fascinated by the extensive amount of artifacts there were, and felt that there was much ...

Into Wonderland

Yesterday was our first full day out in London. I started the day bright and early walking around South Kensington, and eventually landed at a coffee shop called Guillam coffee house. One thing I’ve been looking forward to in London is the food. The city is full of authentic restaurants, cafes, and pubs. This may ...

And That’s a Wrap 

Well, if you say I have attachment issues because I love London so much and I am more than sad that I had to leave that place – that would be fair. I am finally back home after so long and I couldn’t be more excited to spend the next one month here but a ...

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Almost Touched the Clouds

This week’s blog is from WatchHouse Cafe at Convent Garden. Cafes will always be my favorite spot to work from at London because there are so many work friendly cafes around London that it motivates me to get my work done. Right now, I am sitting in front of this huge window which overlooks the ...

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It’s So Close 

As I was sitting at Bafarat Cafe at Soho last day and getting my work done, I got a text from my sister asking me to look into flights for going back home. It’s at that point that hit me that I am here for only two more weeks. All these days I kept on ...

Being a Tourist at London

As I am sitting at the resort lounge and writing this blog, I am trying to comprehend all the things I have done this week which will always be an unforgettable memory for me. To start off, I have finally started to check off all the places on my list I wanted to visit in ...

The Locals in London

The break time is here and classes are finally over (well, almost). This means I get to travel around as much as I want and don’t have to wake up at 7am anymore for classes. I love the flexibility which is provided to us because I feel there is a good balance between traveling and studying. ...