This post is just going to be taking a look at how it's been living in London thus far...
I like it here. I like it a lot. But I am starting to miss home.
When I first got here I kept telling everyone I would be fine. London is just like New York City, just cleaner and they drive on the other side of the road. Now that it's been a month, I realize this place is a lot less like New York than I thought.
London is very diverse! In fact, that's probably my favorite thing about being here. I love that there are people from all over the world. Everyone is so friendly and open minded. I have yet to experience any type of discrimination or racism since I've been here and it's great. I feel safe.
I really like my school. I'm studying at the University of Westminster's Media, Arts and Design Campus in Harrow. This school has truly changed my opinion on higher education. Back home, I didn't feel like I was benefiting from college. This school has so many opportunities that RIT does not offer.
This school truly brings students who are from different backgrounds together. There's a radio station, TV station, TV/radio production courses, art galleries, music production, journalism (all platforms). We actually have newsrooms and TVs in the halls/forums so that students are constantly aware of what is happening in the world.
I love it here and I've actually considered dropping out of RIT to become a full-time UK student at the University of Westminster.
The food isn't that great; the currency exchange is stressful; and the money is confusing. But overall London is a nice place to be. I'm happy to have this opportunity.
I can't wait to see what the rest of the London/Europe has to offer!