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

Top Tips for Finding Accommodation… Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

As in many of the countries where you can take your year abroad, Rio has no student halls so private accommodation is pretty much your only option. Decide what you want! This is very important. Rio is all about beach life and seaside living and water sports. However, our host university, PUC, is in a neighbourhood … More Top Tips for Finding Accommodation… Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

My Year in China

Just two days ago I returned back to the UK from exactly a year spent away at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). I think the best way to really reflect on my experiences is to look at some things that have changed about me and my life. I remember, during a preparation meeting for a summer … More My Year in China