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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Navigating the Spanish Night Out (in 6 easy steps)

Step 1: Preparation is key – eat. This is pretty standard for any night out, but it’s pretty important to eat a carby meal before drinking copious amounts of gin. We had a huge bowl of pasta at around 7

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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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10 things to do in your first week of studying abroad

Settle in If your accommodation allows it, try and arrive a day or two before induction activities to kick off. This will give you space to get over any jetlag and acclimatize to the new environment. You could also make

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Studying the Hong Kong Way – A Summer at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

I spent the summer at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) taking part in an exciting exchange programme that I definitely won’t forget. I would like to share my experience with you and hope that you also

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The Boy in Brazil

The Brazilians have a famous saying; “O Brasil não é para principiantes” meaning that Brazil is not for beginners. This motif became apparent even before I had arrived. Ever since I was young it had been a dream of mine to live

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