Tips on surviving a year abroad in China

Hello! My name is Mang and I just spent a year studying in Nanjing, China. Although I loved each and every experience, here are some of the things I wish I knew beforehand to make my year abroad a little

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Canadians Hate the Cold (Pre-Reading Week)

Howdy folks, Into the second blog post already, the time is flying! I thought I’d cover just a few things I’ve been up to and what’s surprised me over these past couple of weeks in the run up to Reading

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Western University eh?

I made it.  The long wait and drastic build up is over and I am finally in Canada! First impression: Cold. Oh boy the temperature change took quite some adjustment, that and being able to walk like a normal person

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University in Madrid: politics, relaxed exams and a lack of lined paper

My year abroad has come to an end! A lot has happened in the last few months, but, seeing as I spent the year as a student, I thought I’d focus this post on the differences between my home university

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Beaucoup de baguettes, fromages, et bien sûr, le vin.

I am writing this blog post from my french apartment with the sun shining through the window and a glass of wine at hand. My year here in Toulouse, France is soon to come to a close and it is

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