The festive season in the land of Christmas Markets

The Christmas Markets in Germany are definitely one of the largest tourist attractions every winter. The public squares and streets in cities and small towns are filled with stalls, laden with everything from sweet food to wooden crafts, ceramics, tourist items, and hats. My stay in Germany wouldn’t be complete if I didn’t visit some … More The festive season in the land of Christmas Markets

Season’s Greetings from the Study Abroad office

We at the Study Abroad office wish you all the very best for the festive season! We will be closed between Friday 22nd December and Monday 1st January inclusive. Please enjoy a selection of festive photos submitted by our students and we’ll see you in the New Year! Christmas in Toronto by Zara Broadhead Christmas … More Season’s Greetings from the Study Abroad office

Bali, Indonesia

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After spending nearly two solid weeks in the library, I had finally sat two exams, given a presentation, and wacked out an incredibly weak essay. So, it’s safe to say I was ready for recess week. Just to add to my already stressful week of uni work, our trip to…

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

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Spontaneously booking a flight to Vietnam for the upcoming weekend reminded me exactly why Singapore is the perfect base for travelling around Southeast Asia. With just 1 hour and 45 minutes in the air, we landed in Ho Chi Minh City, situated in the south of the Vietnam. Chaotic: the…

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Despite having already been to Kuala Lumpur a few years ago, I went back for the weekend with a group of friends who wanted to go (did someone say FOMO?). With some of us arriving on a later flight, we turned up to our apartment only to be given a…

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…