Across the Pond: A Year Abroad in Boston – Part I

The academic year of 2018/19 saw me undertaking a research placement I didn’t think I could get when I first enrolled at the University of Southampton. This is my fourth and final year on the degree programme and I have

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Welcome to Halifax, Nova Scotia

When applying for my exchange, I instantly knew that Canada was the place I wanted to head to. It’s always been on my bucket list and the opportunity to live there for 8 months rather than just visit was too

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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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Study in Hong Kong PolyU

After arriving in Hong Kong for nearly two months, I’m getting used to the busy life here and enjoying my study. Let me introduce parts of my life here now! The most exciting thing could be my new university –

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“Freshers Week” in Canada

Looking back at Freshers week in the UK is a strange experience. We were mostly a bunch of 18 year olds getting heinously drunk and making fools of ourselves. This debauchery was conducive to intense friendship forging as well as

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Food in Boston

If there’s one thing that the British believe about Americans its that they love their food. And it’s true, they do. From oversized portions in The Cheesecake Factory to all you can eat pancakes with bottomless syrup in IHOP(which I

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