Summer School in Hong Kong, PolyU


When I first came to university, there were a lot of things I wanted to do and, for the most part, I’d achieved them when I came into my third year. However, I’d never studied abroad. I study Economics and,

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Getting through those first weeks

Well I’ve now been in Hong Kong for around 3 weeks now and I feel I’m starting to settle in to living here, but to be honest I found the first couple of weeks tough. Although I was warned about

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Home Kong

Dragon's Back Hike

              My year abroad has left me feeling like a divided individual. It seemed harsh to turn around to all my friends at home and state that, really, I did not want to come

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Scenes from Hong Kong

Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung.   Victoria Peak Residential blocks, Sha Tin. New Territories Hong Kong Disneyland       Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Gardens   Tai Po outdoor market Chung Chi Garden, CUHK

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Lion’s Rock sunrise hike

Two weeks ago I went on a sunrise hike! I climbed Lion’s Rock at 4am with a group of amazing exchange students. After a challenging 3 hour hike we arrived at Lion Rock’s peak. It was too foggy to notice

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Choosing electives and attending lectures at CUHK

Lectures and tutorials flew-by during the first month. In October I went to Seoul, Korea for a long weekend. It was such an eye-opening experience – Seoul is a fast-paced city, much like London, and the food was incredible! For

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