Summer School in Hong Kong

After my final year at university I spent my summer in Hong Kong with the international summer school program at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. I studied a course called “Process/Brand (Product Design)”, which entailed working in groups to create

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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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Summer School in Hong Kong

After my first year at university I decided to spend my summer in Hong Kong taking part in an exchange program offered by HKUST. I see summer schools as an opportunity to study something different from your major at the

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Two Weeks in Seoul

Arrival It begins with an eleven hour flight, leaving at 20:50 on Thursday night and landing at 15:50 KST on Friday. It is warm, I am tired, and the continent is brand new to me. Travelling alone is a novel

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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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Second semester at CERN, Geneva

After a very busy first semester, my second semester proved even busier. My time was quickly filled with work, and with any spare time I went skiing in Chamonix – a great combination. I’ve enjoyed running and cycling through the

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