First Semester Over in Singapore

When I arrived in Singapore in August I had no idea what to expect. Stepping out of the airport into the insane humidity was certainly a shock at first, but I found that the weather was something I could get

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5,000 miles from home – the story of a lifetime

5,000 miles from home – the story of a lifetime Anyone can go abroad, to study, to travel… but few really live. Few experience to the fullest what it is like to immerse yourself with no hesitation into everything that

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Exchange cut short in HK

Hi there. My name is Oliver Read. I am 22 years old, and am currently in my final year as a Psychology student. I was presented with the opportunity to study abroad in Hong Kong during my second year (for

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Leaving Calgary, back to the Blighty

Alright here we go, placement vlog 2 electric boogaloo. It’s now early December and my time in Calgary is coming to an end, I’m not half as caffeine fuelled as before and can’t really find the enthusiasm to write this

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Hong Kong Month 2: Electric Boogaloo

Well I was hoping to be writing this sophomore blog post in slightly more peaceful circumstances, however today is the day of a very significant student strike, one that’s seen virtually all the facilities on campus close (With the exception

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My First Month (and a half) in Hong Kong

The stench of tear gas lingers in my mouth and eyes. Numerous shops along the main street near where I live are shuttered closed. Anti-government and anti-police graffiti is strewn just about everywhere, much of it denouncing the Communist party

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