Queen Mary University of London, England
Hey there! My name is Jackie O’Leary, and I am junior at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. I am double major in psychology and political science with a minor in history, proving that I have a hard time making decisions! I love reading, belting out (slightly off-key) Broadway songs, and wasting time on Buzzfeed, and Tumblr. I am so excited to live in London and study at Queen Mary University of London. I can’t wait to explore the city and as much of Europe as I can.
British universities have many differences from American universities: class structures, how they grade, how many years you go to university. But one of the most advantageous differences for study abroad students is the two-week long spring break students… More
I am officially over halfway through my time in London. I have been living in London for 80 days, and return back home to the States in 70 days (according to my laptop’s countdown app). It’s honestly unbelievable to think that I’m over the halfway hump… More
It’s been almost a month since my last blog post, and I come back to writing this blog with more knowledge, more stamps in my passport, and more smells on my backpack. Since last writing, I have embraced my traveler’s soul and found myself in Dublin,… More
One month. 28 days to be exact, but let’s just round up. I’ve been in the lovely land of England for one amazing, exciting, scary, and adventurous month. It’s amazing how fast the time can fly. Between classes, homework, and adventures, I feel like each… More
I have officially been in London for a week, and let me tell you that this has been one of the longest weeks of my life. A jam-packed week on top of jet lag made every day seem like an exciting marathon. Each day has brought with it tons of experiences… More