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

Copenhagen Nightlife: A Study Abroad Perspective

When making the decision to prise oneself away from the safe familiarity of Leeds and into another country, you can be left with no shortage of things to mull over. The Study Abroad Office will rightly point us towards looking at the cost of living, potential language barriers, and the quality of the host university. … More Copenhagen Nightlife: A Study Abroad Perspective

My Best Experience So Far… Singapore

Singapore My most vivid experience in Singapore was at the beginning of the trip, when we all went to the famous Raffles Hotel. I went with a group of course friends I had met after a heavy day of lectures. We had all been learning about colonialism, looking at how past structural and social changes still impact Singaporean culture. So when … More My Best Experience So Far… Singapore

My Best Experience So Far… BELGIAN NIGHTLIFE: Le 24 heures vélo

Louvain la Neuve, Belgium  Louvain la Neuve is a small town, specifically built for the French speaking university – but don’t let that fool you into thinking it is boring. Yes, the nightlife is not the same as in Leeds (or anywhere I’ve ever been for that matter), but that’s what makes it exciting for … More My Best Experience So Far… BELGIAN NIGHTLIFE: Le 24 heures vélo