London News

Life in London: a beginner's guide from the perspective of a study abroad student

Author: Colleen Wilcox

California native Molly Melican, an economics and history major, is participating in the summer program at the London Global Gateway this summer. As a Notre Dame student experiencing life abroad for the first time, she was intimidated by the sheer scale of the city and wasn't sure what to expect. She learned pretty quickly how to make the most of London life, and wanted to pass on these tips to help others maximize their experience in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

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Graham Spickett-Jones named executive director of the London Global Gateway

Author: Colleen Wilcox

Graham Spickett-Jones has been appointed executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway. Spickett-Jones will serve the University’s faculty and students, and support the broader community of alumni, parents and partners from the University’s London base

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Internship programs at London Global Gateway offer “remarkable experiences” outside the classroom

Author: Colleen Wilcox

When Jim English, a Notre Dame senior, spent a semester at the London Global Gateway last spring, he gained knowledge of British politics that would rival most locals.

As a political science major, English applied for the parliamentary internship as soon as he heard he had been accepted into the London undergraduate program last semester. He was excited about the idea of getting to work in Westminster, and seeing first-hand how another country’s political system operated.

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Why sociology, research, and travel have expanded an Arts and Letters pre-health major’s approach to medicine

Author: Teagan Dillon

When King Fok was 6 years old, he suffered from an orthopedic condition that caused him to spend two years on crutches. Uncovered by his health insurance, the condition was Fok’s first glimpse into how socioeconomic status impacts health care. That childhood experience informed his decision to major in Arts and Letters pre-health at the University of Notre Dame. As a future physician, he hopes to make medical care more efficient, inclusive, and accessible to all. A sociology class his freshman year helped him discover a perfect major to pair with pre-health.

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