Preston and studying in UCLan

Since this was an exchange and not a holiday, I also had to do some studying. What was it like to study there? Well, it was very nice, actually!   I only spent one semester in UCLan, so I didn’t need to have as many classes as the ones who stayed there for a full…

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the Long British Spring

Aagh, I’ve been so busy with everything that I haven’t had the time to write anything down here! So get ready: this is going to be a long post.   Last time I wrote here I was going to see Modern Life Is War in London, so let’s start with that one. To put it…

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Visitors from home

Hey there, Last week I went to Old Trafford to see Manchester United play against FC Midtjylland. I grew up in a town that’s obsessed about football and I used to play it myself too when I was a kid, so seeing a professional game was something I knew I had to do while I’m…

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The first few weeks in the UK

I’ve been here for nearly a month now and slowly I’m starting to settle in. Some things – like the left sided traffic, or british vocabulary – took some time to get used to, but it all starts to make sense now. At least a little more than a month ago. I think the biggest…

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Hello world!

Hello everyone. My name is Juska. I’m a third year student of Social Services in JAMK, getting ready to embark on an adventure to the British Isles. From next January I will be studying as an exchange student in the University of Central Lancashire, which is located in the city of Preston. From what I…

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