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Navigating cultural identity in an international environment

In the spirit of International Education Week (Nov. 14-18), we’re posting articles that highlight ho... Read more

A letter to my first year self

“Don’t stress so much!” I wish I could say that, but stress is probably an inevitable thing. It show... Read more

Budgeting 101: Tips to help you save

In a new city away from home, there are so many exciting things to see, explore, taste and try. But ... Read more

Two EF students attend Hult Prize Award Dinner

Six university teams recently competed for the Hult Prize, awarded by former United States President... Read more

5 things you can learn when you live in student residence

You’ve moved into your new room, put up pictures of your friends and family and bonded with your new... Read more

Changing children’s lives with pure heart

Tony Li is a junior at EF Academy New York and will be starting the IB Diploma program in the fall. ... Read more

“So sad to leave, but glad to be coming back”

Nigeria’s Asma’u Gogo Aremu, a school Ambassador, will start her second year of the IB program at EF... Read more

Does the internet influence democracy?

This week we asked the question: Does the Internet Influence Democracy? EF Academy Oxford A2 student... Read more

EF Academy students feel empowered to change the world after the Global Student Leade...

Last weekend, 23 EF Academy students representing 16 different countries traveled to The Hague for a... Read more

5 things students learn through sports

The essence of a good education is the ability to learn from and work with others – not only teacher... Read more

Duke of Edinburgh Award 2016

Chris Nicholls, the Enrichment and Duke of Edinburgh Manager at EF Academy Torbay, was invited to Bu... Read more

Spring Break in Nicaragua: A volunteer’s reflections

Jaa Charoenboriboon, a student at EF Academy New York, spent her spring break in March in Nicaragua ... Read more