Stories from our international boarding schools

EF Academy

We value our community and give a voice to all - this is why you'll find several blog posts written by various people including our students, staff and faculty. This is one of those pieces.

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Unique Easter traditions around the world

Easter is widely celebrated throughout the world. It’s a holiday that many use to symbolize the end ... Read more

Getting over the homesickness hurdle

Anyone who has spent an extended period of time away from home has felt it – that ache for the comfo... Read more

East Coast v. West Coast – What’s so different?

The United States of America is a vast country, filled with many different landscapes and cultures. ... Read more

Review of Francesca Beard’s workshop

Recently, instead of normal English lessons, poet Francesca Beard came and taught us to write poems.... Read more

Lab course in Liverpool

In the midterm break, I went to Liverpool for a five-day lab course run by a company called BioGrad.... Read more

Mathematical riddles can be difficult, but they keep us safe

As usual in our Tuesday assembly at EF Academy Oxford, a student presents a topic they are really pa... Read more

‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ at The Picadilly Theatre

Some responses to the production from the Year 1 IB Theatre Students who went to watch it: I was int... Read more

A lecture at the University of Oxford’s Institute of Mathematics

In this article, I am going to talk about a fascinating lecture that I attended on Tuesday, February... Read more

A trip to Edinburgh University

To find out more about the University and the city of Edinburgh, on the 25 January we travelled up f... Read more

English idioms: Phrases about love without a translation

When it comes to learning a new language, you learn a set of grammar rules that are often set in sto... Read more

Famous people who went to boarding school

Boarding school is a world of its own. These schools have built an unmatched reputation in helping s... Read more

UK and US: culture comparison

Here at EF Academy HQ in Zurich, we have team members from all over the world. This week, we’ve put ... Read more