St Petersburg Update: May

So I've now been living and studying here in St Petersburg, Russia for 3 months. As the ice has thawed, the sun come out and the temperature sliightly risen, I think we might finally be past the random jabs of snow.  And when the sun is out, just see for yourself how gorgeous this city is... …


Being a Student at Saint Petersburg State Uni

Here's a little article I wrote for EBC Consultancy's blog, in case anyone is thinking of studying in Russia! 🙂 Before I started my lessons at St Petersburg State University (SPSU) I pictured strict teachers and rote learning – I think this was the impression a previous student gave me. Perhaps I see things in …

St Petersburg 6: A Month In

Spring is in the air at last! These pictures are the same tree in Mikhailevsky Garden, taken a month apart: It was really cool to catch the last bit of snowy Russia, such a beautiful atmosphere, but actually a few weeks of winter was enough! Not many people are cut out for such cold and darkness.