Monthly Archives: June 2011

What the puck! Is it Canada Day already?!

Down here in the Student Life office we could not have been more delighted  to discover that tomorrow, Friday 1st July,  is Canada Day and that it is going to be celebrated with a huge party in  the heart of … Continue reading

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SU London Summer Students Meet British Music Legend

Students from the British Music & the Media summer course met a musical legend recently, when Glen Matlock, from the original Sex Pistols line-up, visited Faraday House. The students – who are exploring key ‘scandals’ that brought British musicians into … Continue reading

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It’s still about the ‘Benjamins!’ – find out if you can claim your taxes back

We have had a few queries from students curious to know if they can claim back the 20% VAT that is automatically added on to the cost of most goods purchased in the UK. The answer is ‘yes you can!’ … Continue reading

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iPhone App Hails Nearest London Taxi

The future is now, SU Londoners! A new app available for iPhone users is hoping to streamline the process of hailing a black cab in London. If you’re roaming the streets of London and need a taxi, the LDNtaxi app … Continue reading

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Take a quick walk to Somerset House!

Just down the road from Faraday House at the Aldwych is Somerset House, home to many open-air events and worth exploring in and of itself. Right now, you can see an exhibition by Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei – sadly … Continue reading

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Getting to London’s Airports

Connecting with Heathrow via Heathrow Connect and (licensed!) Cab services As well as using the Picadilly Line tube service and the somewhat more expensive but more luxurious and rapid Heathrow Express (from Paddington) to get to Heathrow Airport, you can … Continue reading

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Need to store luggage while you travel?

FREE Luggage Storage at Faraday House Faraday House will provide storage for your luggage in if you are traveling after the end of your program.  If you want to leave your stuff YOU MUST SEE RUSTEM, our Chief Security Officer, … Continue reading

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