Stories from our international boarding schools


19 articles
How to live the Californian lifestyle

We’re so excited to announce that we’ll be adding the city of Pasadena to our EF Academy family with... Read more

The value of differing perspectives in the classroom

In the age of social media and tailored news networks, it’s quite easy to create a world that consta... Read more

Celebrating diversity at Culture Fair 2019

Each year at EF Academy New York, students spend countless hours preparing for one of the best days ... Read more

Favorite clubs on campus: Visual Arts Club in Torbay

In this series, we’re going to explore some of the clubs students love on campus. From Model UN to A... Read more

The importance and benefits of giving back to your community

Volunteering your time to support a cause you are passionate about is something you will never regre... Read more

How studying abroad in high school gives your student a head start

Living in another country is an eye-opening experience. When moving to a new place, there are infini... Read more

A brief history of Black History Month

If you’re living in the US or spending time on social media, you’ve probably noticed something that ... Read more

Culture classroom: 5 top eats in New York

George Bernard Shaw put it best when he said, “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” I g... Read more

Happy Year of the Pig: A history of Lunar New Year

Each year, millions of people await the new moon that appears between January 21 and February 20. Th... 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

A behind-the-scenes tour of Oxford’s Natural History Museum

Written by Bofei Fan, an A-level Year One student at EF Academy Oxford On a Wednesday afternoon, ... Read more

Insider tips: US culture

50 states come together to form the United States of America. Each state with its own unique culture... Read more