Good Knight

Starting off on an early note with our day we started our trip to Oxford for the day! After a long drive and possibly a small nap we arrived in the center of Oxford to meet up with our tour guide. We were lucky enough to have the same amazing tour guide from our day…

Presentations and Packing

Finishing up our last day at Birmingham City University with the wonderful people we met we were able to give our presentations! Although we were all a little stressed out and nervous about these projects it was definitely a great experience in the end. With everything we learned at the university and our own research,…

Holland or Italy?

Which would you choose? Getting asked this question is confusing at first at least for me. Although after thinking about each place you realize more than Italy is the dream place right? Everyone dreams of ending up in Italy. Well in today’s lecture this was an example used by one of our guest speakers, Sally…

What Year Are We In Again?

In our traveling adventures today, we were able to take a hop back into history. This morning we headed out of the hotel and ended up in the Black Country Living Museum. Earlier this week we were told by multiple sources that this museum was a must-see attraction and I completely agree! When I saw…

Educated on Education

Exploring onward with our journey we started our day off again with the BCU team! Today we had the honor of having our speakers turn our perspective more into the education side. Although the healthcare system is more purposeful for me on our trip, the education perspective has been eye-opening to me. In the presentation,…

Rainy Day Thoughts

On today’s adventure we explored the amazing Stratford-Upon-Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare. After starting our day experiencing the different train stations to make our way to Stratford-Upon-Avon we had several intriguing conversations with other travelers. One of the interactions we encountered was with a traveler attempting to find directions for the train. We had explained…

People Called Nurses

On today‚Äôs journey, we started off with our trip to BCU this morning! We had the honor of our speakers today teaching us all about public health this morning. They acknowledged the differences between their approach in the UK and in the US. One of the case studies that I found interesting to look into…

BCU welcomes U!

Wow! We are wrapping up day 3 here in Birmingham, the UK on 05/10/2022. Our day has been filled with tons of knowledge and excitement after having a fun-filled day at Birmingham City University. We were able to have several visits with guest speakers who specialized in certain areas of practice that were able to…

We Have Arrived!

We have finally arrived in the great city of Birmingham, UK. The past two days of adventure, it has given us a ton of learning opportunities. After landing in London yesterday morning (05/08/2022) at 8:00 pm, it has been a non-stop journey! There have been so many learning experiences already in the past 2 days…

UK in May; An Introductory

Hello! My name is Abbie Metheney (she/her) and I am from Somerset County, PA. I am an upcoming sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. I am currently pursuing my Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN). In school I am involved in the Student Nursing Association and Resident Hall Association. Out of school I…