A Visit to Cambridge University

John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram Recently, I went to “the other place”, the University of Cambridge. It was a pleasant visit and an opportunity to fully appreciate the Oxbridge experience. Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English speaking world, the third-oldest in the world and includes 31 constituent colleges. Like the University […]

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Trinity Term of Black Tie and Balls

John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram Trinity term is progressing well and been busy completing my latest module. Trinity is also known for hosting a variety of university balls and black tie functions throughout the term. I had the opportunity to attend three in the last couple of weeks at Linacre College, St Hilda’s […]

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May Day Celebrations: A 500-Year-Old Tradition

John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram May Day occurs on the first of May. It is a 500-year-old tradition when Oxford unites to take part in spring celebrations. It is quite exciting to be up at 4:30am and walking toward High Street where Magdalen College is situated. There I await with many others (approximately […]

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A Sense of Urgency: The Peaks and Troughs of Study

John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram It has been a little while since I have written my last post. Typically, I would be excited and enthusiastic to transfer thoughts from pen to paper. However, in the last couple of months, my professional, personal and study commitments collectively have limited my capacity to engage and write. […]

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Getting into the Swing of Things

John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram Returned to Oxford and back into study mode. Before class commenced, I spent time reading about Systems Engineering at the Bodleian Library. I have to admit whenever I study at the Radcliffe Camera or Bodleian Library, it is a surreal experience. I was encapsulated with the history and architecture of […]

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A Tourist in London

John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram Arrived in London yesterday and spent my time taking in the city’s historical landmarks and meeting up with old friends. I have been a regular visitor of London and it is always nice to enjoy the city without worrying about visiting all of the historical and cultural landmarks as […]

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