New York Social Activities for an International Student

Posted5 September 2018 Lifestyle New York Social Activities

Are you thinking of studying in New York? 'The Big Apple' is a fantastic place to live and learn as a young international student, and you won’t be stuck for things to do in a city which is buzzing with life 24 hours per day 7 days per week.

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Eight Things to do as an International Student in New York

1. Watch a Broadway Show

Broadway is New York's theatre district, famous for its huge variety of stage productions. If you want to catch a Broadway show, but your student budget wont quite stretch that far, websites such as Student Rush offer discounts for Broadway Theatre productions, as well as museums and dance companies.

2. Visit museums

New York has a huge number of museums and many are free for international students on certain days and nights! Whether interested in modern art, moving images or fashion, there is a museum exploring different elements of history for every interest.

3. Catch live comedy

There are few better cities in the world that have a more vibrant and varied stand up comedy scene. From improvisation at UCB, to the traditional stand up of the Comedy Cellar, you’ll see the latest in upcoming talent as well as heavyweights of the last 25 years.

4. Go walking

New York’s gridded traffic system and huge number of famous sites make navigating the city extremely easy. First opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the world’s longest suspension bridge and is a wonderful journey from one side to the other, while the west side highway travels along the Hudson River and feature many stunning city skyline views.

5. See a TV taping of your favourite show

Are you interested in seeing Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert or Jimmy Fallon, hosts of some of the most famous TV talk shows in the world, live? Students can enjoy tapings of live shows by applying for tickets online and it is all free!

6. Explore Central Park

Central Park is one of the most iconic parks in the world, full of winding pathways to discover and places to relax in. Take a picnic, sit by the lake and watch the world go by.

7. Get lost in the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library houses more than 15 million items, including historical artefacts such as Japanese scrolls and medieval manuscripts. Don’t think of this place as solely somewhere to study, but also a museum and gallery which is constantly growing.

8. Visit Coney Island

If you are looking for some retro thrills and spills, Luna Park at Coney Island is an old school amusement park right next to the beach! Carnival attractions, arcade games and hot dogs are all on the menu.

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