Hundreds of people shout mercilessly at a single outcast person until they have removed that particular item of clothing. It's almost as if the American student population aren't aware that people's choice of clothes do not necessarily match, through the random and arbitrary association of color, their actual views, opinions and sporting inclinations.
The United States is the top destination for students from all over the world, including those from the UK. Nearly 9,000 British students studied in the USA in the 2010-2011 academic year. Four and a half thousand people registered for the fair this year, 500 more than last year. For the first time in its history, the event started on Friday evening to meet growing demand.
The past three weeks have felt much more 'American' to me. Now settled into Stateside life, I find myself doing more things that an American would do as opposed to a tourist. From fishing on the Chester River at sunset, to going to classes and buying groceries at Acme, I feel comfortably at home in Chestertown. Here's hoping it continues!
Russia may not be the hottest study destination, but language students and undergraduates from across the world increasingly turn their attention to this fast-growing economy. Skye Black is one such student who spent the past academic year at the Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (GUAP).
For 25 years, UK university students have had access to a scheme that offers life-changing opportunities. It can boost their employability, increase their knowledge, skills, and personal experience, and save them money - particularly welcome as tuition fees rise up to £9,000 a year. Yet despite all of this, relatively few sign up.