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London Pride

Polly Penter June 23, 2021

June is Pride Month, and London is a wonderful place to celebrate all things LGBTQ+. With its rich history and plethora of LGBTQ+ spaces, we asked some of our staff and former students to reflect London's top spots, past and present. Richard Maguire… More

Finding Nature in London

Polly Penter May 12, 2021

The focus for this year's Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May) is Nature. Studies have shown that being in contact with nature can have huge benefits on our mental health (alongside, of course, additional measures some of us may utilise to maintain… More

A Few Words Could Make A Difference

Polly Penter February 5, 2021

Yesterday was Time to Talk Day in the UK, an annual event that encourages us to open up to one another about mental health. Last year we hosted a morning coffee event to mark Time to Talk Day, but of course, like everything else, the pandemic has made… More

Students Get a Taste of Britain

Polly Penter November 30, 2020

As the UK entered a (thankfully fairly brief) second lockdown in November, we were anxious to ensure our students still got an authentic and full British experience during their time here. We all know one of the best ways to understand a country is through… More

Mental Health in Uncertain Times: Teddy Monzo

Polly Penter October 14, 2020

In our second blog focusing on mental health, guest blogger Teddy Monzo, who studied at City University in Fall 2019, shares her experiences during the pandemic and mental health survival tips. I’ll just say it: Quarantine really kicked my mental health… More

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