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Priya Shah

I came to Paddington Arts as part of my year 12-work experience in July 2017. For my work experience I wanted the opportunity to do something creative, in order to bring out my inner drive and my school had recommended…

Shirali Patil

In year 12, I had the opportunity to do work experience at Paddington Arts. A week before my work experience took place, a fellow student from my school and I went down to Paddington Arts and met the Director Steve…

Lyndsey Kincaid

Throughout my time in London, the city has really grown on me and I’ve come to imagine myself possibly living and working here. Not only do I love all that the city has to offer, but there’s so many things…

Sarah Ahmad

I’m so grateful I got to experience the workplace in London, especially with Paddington Arts. Before arriving in London from Philadelphia, I was extremely nervous about multiple things, culture shock, leaving my family and friends behind, etc. But, Paddington Arts…

Will

My time at Paddington Arts by Will Stanton, age 17 In year 12 my school gives us the opportunity to do work experience, this is because when it comes to university applications it looks very good. There were many different…

Amar

My time at Paddington Arts I started my time at Paddington Arts at the start of July 2016. In Yr 12 my school requires all students to par take in work experience. Having been told about an art centre I…

Kalli Damschen

I fell in love with London when I was seven years old and 5,000 miles (or 8,000 kilometers) away from the city. I’d just finished reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (since apparently us Americans wouldn’t want to read…

Mary Babin from New York

Coming to London from America, I had certain predispositions about  what the people would be like here. Let’s just say I didn’t think people would be very friendly, especially when I come from a country that has mixed reviews. At…

Rhianna, age 17

Thankfully, I’m done with the first year of my A level course. Yay!!!!! Upon looking at the countless amounts of University prospectuses I noticed that Work experience kept popping up as something essential for students to have. My college also…

Cassie Jones, 19, Minnesota, USA

Coming to London from Minnesota was definitely an overwhelming experience. It might not have been for someone who lives in or around Minneapolis/ St. Paul, the two largest cities in the state, but I come from the smaller and more…