Bayreuth Sommeruni

Last year I was accepted for my year abroad at Dresden Academy of Fine Arts. Whilst this was an incredible opportunity I was worried about one thing: I couldn’t speak a single word of German. The summer university language courses are honestly a life-saver, with the tuition fees for the entire course being subsidised by … More Bayreuth Sommeruni

My first impression of America when I got here was definitely how big it is

My first impression of America when I got here was definitely how big it is. I arrived in the evening and decided to walk around the campus a little and city to get my bearing. Immediately I could tell how large the place was (by large I mean open-spaced). Whereas London where I live is … More My first impression of America when I got here was definitely how big it is

First month abroad

I’ve now lived in Leipzig for just under a month so I thought it would be good to share my experience here so far on this blog. Leipzig is a truly amazing place – lots of people refer to it as ‘Hypezig’ or ‘a smaller/better Berlin’ and I can really see why. There’s so much … More First month abroad

Moving in…

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? Arriving on campus seems like a lifetime ago. Having been at Nanyang Technological University for nearly a month now, it is definitely starting to feel like home. When we first arrived I was so overwhelmed by how big the campus was, it made Leeds uni look like a high…

Life in Oslo

Adapting to life and culture in Oslo was not as difficult as I thought it might have been. The weather has definitely been different to what I’m used to. Summer was warmer than home, winter was colder (and much longer). The seasons are stark contrasts to each other, so you can sunbathe on the islands … More Life in Oslo