This advice comes from UKCISA.
What is Culture Shock?
A model of Culture Shock
How to help yourself
Anyone following the tennis at Wimbledon today? Can't help but notice there's a very important match featuring an American vs.a British player! Williams vs. Konta promises to be compelling viewing. Get yourself some strawberries and cream (it's a tradition!) and settle in for the game... ... See more
An update on UCL accommodation: apparently it usually gets sent out towards the end of July - so you should expect to hear within the next 7-10 days.
Calling all UCL students! How are things going with your accommodation, have you heard what's happening yet? Just looking to get an overview so would be great if you could comment below or PM if you prefer. ... See more
Have you checked out the Cornell-Brown-Penn WordPress site? Maybe you.... shouldn't. Not yet. It's a big old mess and I'm working on it at the moment so there are a whole lots of links that go nowhere. But if you use the search function you may find some gems! Also I've made it look slightly prettier. Got my priorities right... ... See more
FAQ: The Irish, the British and how they feel about each other… Don’t be a ‘Plastic Paddy’… Q So I don’t want to get this wrong, Ireland isn’t part of Britain? A Well, your confusion is understandable. It can be argued that Ireland is […] ... See more
Hello Brown students who have just been added to this group! Make yourself at home and use this group to ask me--Bianca, your Resident Director--or your fellow students anything you need.
Now an important lesson in British culture--you really need to know about biscuits. In the UK, 'biscuit' usually refers to what you'd call a cookie--cookies are, as far as we're concerned, a sub-section of biscuits. A nice cup of tea, a biscuit and a sit down is pretty much considered a human right here in Britain. Here are some biscuits which are close to British hearts (probably literally, sorry arteries!). ... See more