Lancaster University, England
Hey there! My name is Rachel and I am so excited to spend the fall semester of my sophomore year at Lancaster University! I currently study communication and journalism at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Between binge-watching Netflix, running from one activity to another, and volunteering, I love going on adventures with my friends. I am so excited to start this journey and I can’t wait to share my adventures with you!
Accents are always a part of language and I have encountered more accents than I could have possibly imagined over the term. Before coming here, I thought that all English people had the same accent. To be perfectly honest, I didn’t even know the difference… More
I seem to be in a perpetual mindset of procrastination. I’m not sure if it was the extremely long summer or that I didn’t have anything due until week six of ten this semester. Schoolwork here tends to just be readings before the lecture or seminar. Busy… More
This weekend, a few of the friends I made here and I made our way to Edinburgh, Scotland. We took a train up on Friday after class and spent the night exploring the city. It kind of reminded me of London but with different architecture. There was a Ferris… More
Every Wednesday, there is a free bus to Sainsbury’s (it’s sort of a large grocery store that also has clothes, electronics, kitchen stuff, etc. It’s like Target or Walmart but with more emphasis on the grocery part). There are two main stores to buy groceries… More
I’m exactly half-way through my study abroad experience and I still have no idea what I’m doing. Some days, it feels like I just got here; other days, it feels like I’ll be leaving tomorrow. While I am most definitely not an expert at study abroad, here… More