Polly Penter


London, England

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

World Mental Health Day in the Time of Coronavirus

Polly Penter October 9, 2020

Friday 9th October is World Mental Health Day, and for many this year it seems more important than ever. This year, perhaps more than ever before, so many of us will have struggled with loneliness, fear, uncertainty and anxiety; we will have faced disruption… More

Scones: The Great British Controversy

Polly Penter July 1, 2020

Traditionally consumed with a nice cup of tea in sedate surroundings, the scone - a little like an American biscuit - is as quintessential a part of British culture as the queen, fish and chips and an incomprehensible fascination with the weather. It… More

Talk of the Town Goes Virtual

Polly Penter April 8, 2020

One of the casualties of the unexpected early departure of our students was an event we had planned for 16th March. Talk of the Town is a series of informal lectures that take place in the evenings, off-campus, with a range of speakers talking about issues… More

Isolation Nation!

Polly Penter March 20, 2020

In the rush and anxiety of the last couple of weeks, this is the first opportunity I’ve had to sit down and write and reflect on everything that’s happened recently, and what the weeks to come will bring. No doubt like many of you I have experienced a… More

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