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“I wouldn’t change my study abroad experience for any other”: The story of a German student in France

1 May

Anke Wright at a tour organized by her company. Anke Wright is a German whose life has an interesting French twist. She chose to learn French, and later study in France, when most of her classmates were choosing to learn English and flocking to Anglophone countries. Anke went on to marry a Frenchman and start […]

Word Nerd: 5 weird words heard at Wimbledon

10 Jul

It’s Wimbledon season, and tennis fans can’t stop talking about it, while their cricket- and football-loving friends keep trying to change the subject. Have you ever wondered about how strange the vocabulary of tennis is? Here are a few terms – feel free to add more in the comments! 1. Racket Selling match tickets illegally […]

A day in the life of an Indian journalism student at the University of Westminster

26 May

Let me describe to you a normal day in my life. I wake up fresh as a daisy at about 8am, pack lunch, and gear up for my day. I live in Raffles House, which is university accommodation located 10 minutes away from the Harrow campus where I study. Raffles House is situated right next […]

‘Leaver’s Assembly’ – a slam farewell for high-school graduation

6 Apr

It’s that bittersweet time of the year when high-school seniors say farewell to their classmates, look forward to their hard-earned summer break, and prepare for an exciting new journey through college. Last year, Naina Lavakare, a student at The British School, Delhi, was asked to write a slam piece for the traditional ‘Leaver’s Assembly’ held […]

Sports: On and Off the Field

15 May

Preparing us for University

Sport is paradoxical; it is hard work but fun, it may be painful or pleasurable, we can either win or lose, writes Nanki Singh