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NYU London students grapple with an increasingly chaotic UK

Students studying abroad in London find themselves living in one of the most volatile periods in modern U.K. history.
Gabe Vasconcellos and Grace Muskovitz Nov 15, 2022

The United Kingdom can’t seem to stay out of the media spotlight lately with its volatile government. There was first the death of its longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth...

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Bursting out of the NYU London bubble

NYU London students are finding ways to connect with local students through UCL clubs while abroad.
Madeline Carpinelli, Staff Writer Nov 2, 2022

LONDON — At NYU London, students have the special opportunity to join the clubs and societies at University College London, a local public university with almost 20,000 undergraduate...

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Studying abroad next semester? Here’s what to prepare

So, you got accepted to study abroad next semester. Now what? Here’s what you should start thinking about before your semester abroad.
Juliana Guarracino and Lorraine Olaya Oct 31, 2022

Congratulations, you’ve gotten accepted to study abroad next semester! However, before the fun starts, there’s a lot of planning to do. Here are some tips and advice on what...

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NYU Buenos Aires brings Latine students closer to their heritage

Three Latina students studying at NYU Buenos Aires reflect on how their time abroad in Latin America mended their relationship with identity and culture.
Juliana Guarracino, Abroad Editor Oct 24, 2022

As the only study abroad site in Latin America, NYU Buenos Aires is a place for many Latine students to connect to their roots, learn more about their history and embrace their...

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Top 3 day trips for NYU London students

If you’re studying at NYU London, here are the best places to visit to make the most of your days off.
Carolyn Xue, Staff Writer Oct 14, 2022

From the bustling city to the beautiful countryside by the coast, there are plenty of unique places to take a quick day trip outside of NYU London. When abroad students think of...

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The NYU study abroad student guide to traveling Europe on a budget

Travel is an important part of many NYU students’ study abroad experience. Here’s how to do it without breaking the bank.
Gabrielle Trinidad Almeter, Staff Writer Oct 13, 2022

Dear abroad NYU students: I’m sure you’ve already felt some FOMO scrolling through your classmates' Instagram posts as they jet off to glamorous new destinations every weekend....

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NYU’s smaller study abroad sites are refreshingly personal

With smaller campus sizes, sites like NYU Accra, NYU Buenos Aires and NYU Sydney offer a unique sense of community to their students.
Juliana Guarracino, Abroad Editor Oct 12, 2022

On NYU’s New York campus, which has approximately 29,700 undergraduate students, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Studying away not only offers students a chance to experience...

A collage of three runway photos. From left to right: A model dressed in a purple, green and gold patterned dress walks on the runway, a model wearing a nude top, an orange dress and a pair of silver wings walks on the runway. On the right, a model wearing a turban, veil, chains and a pair of black pants walks on the runway.

Animal print abound in Flying Solo show at Paris Fashion Week

Australian designer Ella Jackson stole Flying Solo’s second show with Catholic Guilt Clothing.
Zainab Rizvi, Staff Writer Oct 4, 2022

Unlike most brands, New York City-based fashion collective Flying Solo aims to collaborate with other designers instead of competing — a rarity in the fashion world. Just a few...

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EENK brings the Wild West to Paris Fashion Week

This Western-inspired collection brings the genre into a global perspective.
Nikkala Kovacevic, Staff Writer Oct 3, 2022

Designer Hyemee Lee has moved away from her typically metaphorical collection themes, like “T for Temptation” and “U for Utopia,” and moved more into history with her take...

CEO of Nehera Ladislav Zdut poses in front of two racks of business casual clothing and a poster of a model.

Nehera prioritizes chic utilitarian comfort at Paris Fashion Week

CEO Ladislav Zdut is reviving a classic brand with a modern and practical twist.
Zainab Rizvi, Staff Writer Oct 3, 2022

In 2014, Slovak businessman Ladislav Zdut revived Nehera, an iconic brand founded in 1930s Czechoslovakia. In its first incarnation, the brand helped revolutionize the ready-to-wear...

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Cleaning staff at NYU Paris enter dorms unannounced

Cleaning staff have walked in on NYU Paris students without knocking, prompting safety concerns.
Nikkala Kovacevic, Staff Writer Sep 29, 2022

Riley Coughlin, a Global Liberal Studies junior, had her first interaction with the cleaning staff at NYU Paris during her first week. She heard her dorm room door open unexpectedly...

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Debunking the myth: London isn’t the NYC of Europe

Despite the surface-level similarities the United Kingdom may share with the United States, NYU London students still experience culture shock.
Shreyas Inamdar, Staff Writer Sep 29, 2022

I am one of the many NYU students who picked London as my study away destination because I thought it would be a similar experience to my life in the United States since it is...