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Hello All!

Posted on February 10th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

I hope everyone is doing well! I’ve been very busy the last few weeks with work and just life in general, but I wanted to get on here and say hello.   Did anyone else enjoy the Super Bowl?  It was a great game and I was very excited for the Packers, which is funny because [...]

Waiting Game…

Posted on January 26th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

The worst part in applying for grad school is the waiting.  Which is made even worse, because I have to wait twice as long applying for a grad school overseas.  When I mailed my application to Scotland the US Postal Service stated it would take 6-10 days and it cost me $14!  If a few [...]

Hello All!

Posted on January 17th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

Hello All! Happy Martin Luther King Day!  In remembrance I wanted to post some of my favorite quotes of this remarkable man.  “People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” [...]

Greetings from Idaho!

Posted on January 11th, 2011 by Caitlin Collom

I’ll be the first to admit that this is my first blog, so any suggestions would be appreciated!  I suppose this first post should be an introductory into who I am.  I kept trying to think of ways to make this intro more interesting, but I believe a traditional and over used cheesy version will [...]

New Study in the UK Blogger – Caitlin Collom

Posted on January 10th, 2011 by admin

If you are a regular visitor to our website, you will recognize the name Caitlin Collom already. Caitlin won the 2010 Travel Video contest with her fantastic video “Watch Out Scotland”. Just in case you missed it, here is the video for you: Caitlin is planning to study at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, [...]

ok ok Im there

Posted on September 7th, 2008 by Juan Ortiz-Apuy

ok. sorry i’ve been absent for a few days. the crazyness of packing, leaving, flying, arriving was almost a bit too much for me. So, I’m finally here. Glasgow!. Well, its a lot how I imagined it to be. Except for the weather which has actually been nice (I even got a few sporadic periods [...]

For starters…

Posted on August 29th, 2008 by Juan Ortiz-Apuy

Some 28 years ago, in the mist of much anxiety and joy, I was born in the capital city of a small country named Costa Rica. On that day, I was named Juan because, according to my father, of my close resemblance to my grandpa. A few years after this day, my family decided to [...]

Thank you Stephen…….. Welcome Juan!

Posted on August 29th, 2008 by admin

As many of you will have noticed, Stephen has already completed his year studying at the University of Leeds and has returned back home to Australia. I am sure you will agree it has been a fantastic insight into his year studying in the UK and judging from all the comments you have left you [...]

Back Home Again

Posted on July 20th, 2008 by Stephen

After an unbelievable 10 months away, I returned home at the beginning of July. Sorry for the delay in posting this, it’s been an incredibly hectic couple of weeks seeing family and friends, not to mention settling back in. Packed quite a bit of sightseeing into the final few weeks after semester ended before returning [...]

The end of semester!

Posted on May 24th, 2008 by Stephen

With my last exam completed, the end of semester celebrations have begun. While everyone is pleased to be finished, it’s also sad to have to say goodbye to friends I’ve made throughout the year as they venture on back to their respective cities around England. The unforgettable, fun times that we’ve had together made up [...]