I got to set off on the adventure I always wanted. This trip, studying abroad in the United Kingdom, has been the fulfillment of a dream. The chance to study in a foreign country as well as travel around a continent I have never been to before has introduced me to ideas, concepts, places and people I otherwise probably would not have encountered anytime soon. The courses I studied here introduced me to fields and analytical techniques, many of which are not covered by my course of study back in the States.
Is it just the bad weather? The United Kingdom is the biggest island in the continent of Europe. It consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and many islands around the world.
The country is surrounded by water, having only one land border with Ireland. Its population exceeds 63 million, with London, its capital, counting for over 8 million of them. The official spoken language is English and their currency is the sterling pound.
Its political definition is that of a parliamentary monarchy. The United Kingdom is one of the greatest countries in the world, playing a major and a central role in global politics and economy. The scientific interpretation of the UK and its people is that the area which today is known as the British country, was first inhabited during the Ice Age thousands of years ago.
Referring to this theory, at that time the land mass of the UK was attached to the other part of the continent. In a treaty was signed to join Ireland in the union. The Union came to as of the most influential and strongest country in the world.
In the aftermath of World War II, the country lost control of many of its colonies. Today, the UK contains the Britain island, the Northern Ireland and some other islands in the area around.
Until a referendum held inthe UK was a member of the European Union. However, its role in global processes is still unprecedented. Having such a long history and containing a diverse community, you will meet an exceptional culture. Britons boast on a large number of one-of-a-kind and historical places which attract tourists from all over the world.
Many people enjoy going to the UK because of its rich history and because there is so much to do! If you want some great food, like bangers and mash, hot buttered crumpets, and Cornish pasties, then the UK is a good place to visit as well.
All in all, people enjoy the overall atmosphere of the country, which is why a lot of students decide to do either their undergraduate or their postgraduate studies in the UK.
It compasses different lifestyle; starting from the urban metropolis to the old quite villages. The architectural display is unique too.
Its most impressive architectural structures came in different shape and styles and represent different ages of the British architecture.For Sarah Wadsworth, the morning train ride was "a little gift of time" between caring for her terminally ill mother, studying for a degree and volunteering as a youth worker.
Meyer, Gerald Dennis “The Scientific Lady in England An Account of Her Rise with Emphasis on the Major Roles of the Telescope and Microscope” (University of California Press, ). Jan 10, · I got to set off on the adventure I always wanted.
This trip, studying abroad in the United Kingdom, has been the fulfillment of a dream. The chance to study in a foreign country as well as travel around a continent I have never been to before has.
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The text was obtained from Erika. I hope that the recount of my personal experience studying abroad inspired you to consider taking the leap (metaphor for jumping off of a cliff into water—do something that’s fun, but scary) yourself..
If you’re not completely convinced, then I will inspire you further now!