I just spent the past two weeks at home and took on a slower pace after a very eventful first term at RAIUL. This first semester was everything I expected and more – I made new friends from across the world, developed my knowledge on an…
https://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/margarita-blog-4.jpg10801080Alastair Wellshttps://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/union-stripes-bound-website.svgAlastair Wells2021-01-13 16:00:482021-01-13 15:58:09Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
At the end of October 2019, I had the chance of living a Londoner’s life. I went to the theater. While British people may often go to see a show, I’ve never been to a theater in Greece (except from school trips) and I really wanted to visit…
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In my country, we used to celebrate Christmas in our houses or having lunch/ dinner at some restaurant, sometimes with live music. Younger people used to go at clubs or at the Bouzoukia, in order to have fun. This year, we are going to celebrate…
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It’s the last week of term which means you’re all probably busy flying home, submitting assignments and studying for finals. This day last year I flew home from studying abroad in Florida! I submitted my dissertation last…
https://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/zara-blog-17.jpg10801080Alastair Wellshttps://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/union-stripes-bound-website.svgAlastair Wells2020-12-18 16:52:202020-12-18 16:52:20Last week of term!
It’s been almost a year since the global pandemic of Coronavirus has changed our lives and our realities. People are forced to stay at home, businesses are closed or working in online bases and most students had to experience a form of online…
https://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/eirini-blog-4.jpg10801080Alastair Wellshttps://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/union-stripes-bound-website.svgAlastair Wells2020-12-16 17:00:182020-12-16 09:32:34Studying during a pandemic: How I feel about online classes
During the first Lockdown in March, I chose to go back to Greece in order to be with my family during Easter. Back then, I had no idea what was going to happen with this pandemic, and I believed that I was going to stay at my parents’ home…
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I hope you’re all doing well and happy for lockdown to end. It’s my sister’s birthday next week so I’m really excited to start doing fun things again. Last week after I finished working at the Richmond library, I went…
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Recently us Americans celebrated Thanksgiving. This is normally a time when we would get together with family, but in the Covid era this is largely not possible. No less, many of us have still cooked at home with those closest…
https://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/bryan-cortright.jpeg10801080Alastair Wellshttps://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/union-stripes-bound-website.svgAlastair Wells2020-12-01 17:00:022020-12-01 14:27:40What are you thankful for?
We’re about halfway through our second lockdown, I hope everyone is doing the best they can and staying safe. When the weather isn’t too cold, I like going for walks and listening to ‘On Purpose with Jay Shetty’ podcasts…
https://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/zara-blog-15.jpg10801080Alastair Wellshttps://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/union-stripes-bound-website.svgAlastair Wells2020-11-20 11:00:472020-11-19 17:37:46Life in the second lockdown
Being a student requires mental strength, patience and having goals that you are determined to achieve, no matter what. Moreover, if you are planning to study and you don’t have financial support from your family, you definitely need to find…
https://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/eirini-blog-3b.jpeg10801080Alastair Wellshttps://www.richmond.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/union-stripes-bound-website.svgAlastair Wells2020-11-18 16:58:102020-11-18 16:58:10How to survive as a working student
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