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John Henry Newman Declared A Saint

On Sunday, 13th October, Cardinal John Henry Newman, a British Victorian Catholic Theologian who died in 1890, was declared… More

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John Henry Newman Declared A Saint

Polly Penter October 14, 2019

On Sunday, 13th October, Cardinal John Henry Newman, a British Victorian Catholic Theologian who died in 1890, was declared a saint by the Pope at a ceremony held in the Vatican. He is the first British person to be declared a saint in almost 50 years… More

Feeling homesick? You're not alone!

Polly Penter September 19, 2019

We hope you’ve had a wonderful time so far and are settling into the UK well. If you’re not having a wonderful time - you may be feeling homesick, overwhelmed or anxious - then I promise you are not alone. These are normal reactions to dealing with new… More

Top 10 (free!) museums in England

Polly Penter July 26, 2019

One of the great things about studying in the UK is that a lot of the major museums are free to visit! British Museum (London) A short walk from our London Center, this vast, free museum - which claims to be the oldest public museum in the world - is… More

Arcadia London Unveils Ambitious Building Project

Polly Penter April 1, 2019

Ahead of Britain’s likely exit from the European Union in April (or May, or June, or possibly next year, or within the next decade), Arcadia University has put in a bid to buy the Houses of Parliament to turn it into a state-of-the-art student facility… More

Time to Talk Day

Polly Penter February 7, 2019

Time to Talk Day is an annual event that started in 2007 to encourage people to talk openly and honestly about mental health.  Just like physical health, we all have mental health, and just like with physical health there will be times when our mental… More

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