Why study in Boston?
With its history of being home to so many prestigious universities, Boston is a city which lends itself to education and is one of the strongest reasons to study in Boston. First incorporated as a town in 1630 and as a city in 1822, Boston is one of America’s oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. What began as a homesteading community eventually evolved into a center for social and political change.
Boston, as the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has since become the economic and cultural hub of New England, offering an ideal and destination for English studies and the cosmopolitan nature of the city is a great reason for international students to choose to study in Boston.
so many reasons to study in Boston!
As the region’s hub, Boston is home to nearly 590,000 residents, many institutions of higher education, some of the world’s finest hospitals, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Millions of people visit Boston to take in its historic neighborhoods, attend cultural or sporting events, and conduct business. Boston is a wonderful city to visit, with historic neighborhoods, many cultural and sporting events, and an evident American lifestyle influence.
Things to do in & around Boston
- Museum of Fine Arts
- Museum of Science
- Freedom Trail
- Fenway Park
- Harvard Square
- John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum and Library
- Quincy Market
- Faneuil Hall Marketplace
- Newbury Street
Boston is home to several major league sports teams such as the Boston Red Sox (baseball), Boston Celtics (basketball), New England Patriots (American football) and Boston Bruins (hockey). Also, Boston colleges and universities are active in collegiate athletics. It is interesting to know that the oldest indoor and outdoor sports stadium in the world is used by Boston Schools: Harvard Stadium (built in 1903) and Boston Arena (Built in 1910).
Daytrips & excursions from Boston
The activities and landmarks, the historical towns are one of the prime reasons that students love to study in Boston. Popular day trips include these destinations:
- New England Seacoast
- Cape Cod
- Cambridge, Lexington, and Concord
- Plymouth Plantation
Boston has four distinct seasons. The weather is fairly unpredictable and can range from 0°C (32°F) or below in the winter and up to 30°C (86°F) or more in the summer. Temperatures can change quickly in all of the seasons and we suggest students bring clothes they can layer.