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Sipping your way through study away: Students navigate new drinking cultures

Drinking culture at study abroad sites can be very different from the U.S. Students abroad share how they’ve adapted to the drinking norms in their cities.
Madeline Carpinelli, Staff Writer Mar 30, 2023

There’s nothing like buying your first legal drink, let alone buying it while abroad. Whether you’re studying abroad in Buenos Aires or Florence, drinking can be an intriguing...

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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...

An illustration of a map of Europe with the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy and Spain painted purple with white New York University emblems. Each country has one city labeled, which are London, Paris, Berlin, Prague, Florence and Madrid. Illustrations of New York University global sites’ buildings are included next to each country on the map.

First year away: An untraditional introduction to NYU life

Some NYU students choose to immerse themselves in a new culture instead of New York City for their first year.
Madeline Carpinelli, Staff Writer Sep 28, 2022

As one of NYU’s more unique study abroad offerings, students in Liberal Studies and the Stern School of Business have the opportunity to spend their entire first year abroad,...