First Impressions of Sydney

I am a 4th year Chemistry student completing my 6-month placement at the University of Sydney. I have always wanted to visit Australia and a placement during my degree gave me the perfect opportunity to do this. I arrived at

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Farewell Hong Kong

My semester in Hong Kong has sadly come to an end. Reflecting on my time in Hong Kong, CUHK has been a great host institution with nicely organised trips and activities which mixes both exchange and local students. They also

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Advice on studying abroad

I’ve spent the past year out in Wilmington, North Carolina studying Marine Biology at UNCW. It has honestly been one of the best years of my life. I’ve made some amazing lifelong friends and fallen in love with North Carolina.

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A Brief Guide to Sydney

Well it’s been over 10 months since I got here and it’s been the best experience of my life. Sydney has been such an incredible place to live and I have met so many amazing people to share the experience

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What to do when a hurricane hits

Before last September not many friends and family knew of the city of Wilmington in North Carolina. Some friends didn’t even know where North Carolina was in the U.S! But that all changed when Hurricane Florence decided to grace the

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Hello from Hong Kong!

Hi everyone! I’m Christy and I am now halfway through my semester abroad! 🙁 Two months ago, I flew across the globe on a 12 hour flight to Hong Kong – I was nervous and very excited at the same

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