London Blog


"I love seeing people being passionate about something they love"

Hey Guys, I am Nikita, I am 16 and I am currently living in Eastbourne with my host family and their dog Celo.


My host mom has a clothes shop near the town centre, she lives in a lovely apartment with her boyfriend opposite the school. Both are really nice! The next best thing after my host family is, having the beach right around the corner....


"I wish you all a nice advent"

Hey there, my name is Lisa, I’m 17 years old and have been living in London for nearly four months. I am living with a host mother and her daughter, who is a Musical Theatre graduate. They are really lovely people. I have really bonded with them over the past few months I have been living with them. I will definitely miss them when I have to return...


"Just get out of your comfort zone, be open and enjoy life!"

Hi, my name is Dzemi and in this blog I will tell you what you can do in Cambridge if you want to visit this place and I will tell you about my current situation because I came to Cambridge knowing nobody and being hours away from my friends.


I am grateful that I have been able to meet a lot of awesome people.

Hi there! I hope you all are well and having a great day so far. I am Mina and I am 17 years old. I have been living in London for 13 weeks already. I live in a small but beautiful house together with my lovely host mother. The house is located in a very quiet area and it takes me about a 15 minutes’ walk to get to the High Barnet station.




"I’m able to see a variety of aspects of the company which is very interesting and I learn a lot."

Hi, I’m Andal and I’m 18 years old. Currently I’m living and working in London.


My host family lives in a lovely house with a back garden. They have room for more than one student but at the moment I’m the only one who is living there. The family lives in North London in an area called Friern Barnet.


My work placement is in a graphic design...


"It is a rather variable job"

Hi, my name is Severin and I am 17 years old. I live in an area called North Finchley with my lovely Italian host family.


I had some problems with my first homestay but recently I was able to move to where I live now which is relieving. My host mother Anna-Lisa lives with her mother and her nine-year-old son in a big house. The location is very...


"I am glad we could take the BEC mock exam"

Hi there! My name is Karina, I am 17 years old and I’ve been living in London for 10 weeks already. I have really enjoyed my time here so far.


I live with a beautiful host family on the northern line, which is really practical because it only takes me about 15 minutes by tube to get to the school, where I’ve also been working for the past few...


"I’m very pleased with my work placement"

Almost half of the time till Christmas is over now. We’ve spent two months in London now and it starts feeling like home.


I’m very pleased with my work placement at Dekra. My co-workers are all very friendly and it’s a quite pleasurable atmosphere in the office. As you know from Chantal who wrote the blog post last week we have a lot of events...


"London is one of the best experiences of my life!"

Cheers everyone, my name is Chantal and I`m currently living and working in London.


A lot has already happened since I`ve been here. First of all, I`m going to tell you about my work life. I`m doing my internship with Felicia at DEKRA Claims Services which is an insurance for car accidents and it`s located near Tower Bridge. So, every morning I...


"Brighton is a great place to be"

I am one of the few people in this class that does not absolve their internship in London but in Brighton.


"English people come in all colours and personalities"

Hi pals,

Before I start talking about how great London has been so far, I hope you guys in the KB18 class started your first year of this apprenticeship well. I remember my first day, we were all waiting nervously in the room and the whole introduction during the first lessons. Bear with me, it gets better and I know that the so called...


"This week was unique for everyone"

We started and finished the first week of our internship considering most of us haven't worked before.


"We are going to enter the working world on Monday!"

Hello there, my name is Radu and in the following short text I will tell you about the past week here in London.


"I'm looking forward to taking up my internship"

Hi everyone, my name is Sisse and I'm 18 years old. Currently I'm living in London with a lovely host mother and two Japanese students from St. Giles.


"I really like it here"

My name is Irina. I am 18 years old and I will tell you about my first experiences from the last two weeks in this amazing city.


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