A couple have even moved over on relationship visas to spend their lives here. The entire world is now yours to explore except, I suppose, North Korea , so take advantage of your experiences and keep going with it. Been there, done that, got the t-shirt from shopping in Primark , obviously. Most importantly, be kind to yourself.
I wish I had realized what I was going through when I was going through it instead of panicking at why everything felt so foreign and so pointless. Just as you had to let yourself go through culture shock at your own pace, you have to do the same for reverse culture shock.
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Take it one day, one phone call, one Throwback Thursday Instagram post at a time, and you will adjust again. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
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After months of inexpensive clubbing, beautiful beaches and a safari, Massachusetts seemed so boring. But being able to hang out with my friends made it worth swapping roof top bars for frat party basements… Maybe…. Ahhh I remember this from my first year abroad as well. I was one of those who returned to study further, and eventually moved back because of a relationship. It definitely does not end! International relationships are the best and the perfect excuse to live abroad.
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Culture Shock! London At Your Door
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Reaching out to other students can help you create a support network and make new friends! Many other international students will be able to relate to your experience, just as many local students will be happy to share interesting aspects of their life and traditions with you.
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Above all, the most important thing to remember is that culture shock is very normal, most people experience it at some stage and it is not permanent. The process of adapting to a new setting can increase your autonomy, raise your awareness about what aspects about your own culture you most value, and can ultimately enrich your worldview!
For more advice on life in London and the UK, and on how to deal with culture shock, you can always contact International Student Support.
Tweets by UCLcares. Surround yourself with familiar things It is important to surround yourself with objects that have personal meaning for you, such as photographs or keepsakes from back home.