Dongguk University Summer School (South Korea)

Hi everyone! My name is Holly Dennison and I participated in the 2017 summer school at Dongguk University in Seoul and thought I would share my experience with you all. This summer school opportunity was actually a huge reason for

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Dongguk University Summer School (South Korea)

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My name is Sophie, I’m a Film Studies student at Southampton about to go into my third year of university and I just completed a month long summer school in South Korea. When applying to Southampton, I was immediately interested

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Climbing Fuji-San

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Two words – Absolute Hell. And yet, totally worth it. My climb started at 11am on Monday morning from the 5th station of the Yoshida Trail. We started off slow and just got slower. On average we walked for 5-10

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Back to Where it All Began/ 72 Hours in Hong Kong

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Whenever someone asks me ‘where are you from?’, I never know what to say. I was born in Hong Kong but I don’t have a Chinese passport. I lived in Brooklyn and had an American accent but I don’t have

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A Day at Lake Biwa

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Last Sunday, we packed our sunscreen, swimming costumes, plenty of food and headed for Omimaiko Beach at Lake Biwa (The largest lake in Japan). Only an hour away from Kyoto Station, Omimaiko Beach was the perfect Sunday day out. Unfortunately

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I’ve Decided to Climb Mt. Fuji in Aid of Epilepsy Society

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“He who climbs Mount Fuji is a wise man, he who climbs twice is a fool” I don’t want to be a fool so I’m only going to climb it once. Unlike my dad who has climbed it 5 times! I

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