Tag Archive: international

Things to do and places to see; Everything’s just a short walk away With a pack on my back and a map in hand, I stepped on the plane and then off the train. After 4,493 miles, and a very exhausted music playlist, I had finally arrived in Newcastle. Little did I know, this transition… View Article
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How “Uni” is different across-the-pond: US vs. UK   We’ve all heard the stories and seen the movies: The US-of-A dorm-mates and debatable dining halls… the “football” games and cheerleaders… The Greek Life recruitment and the “freshman-fifteen”. Despite the variations between social scenes of US and UK universities, the two educational systems stand with exceptional… View Article
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After sixteen years of employment, I saw an opportunity to pursue higher education to a PhD level overseas, which I had been dreaming of since I was an undergraduate student. However, to leave my family and my comfort zone, which I was familiar with, was not easy. An uncertain future often restricts people from trying,… View Article
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Last summer, I left China to start my Master’s studies at Newcastle University. Before choosing to study abroad I had not been to Newcastle and in my mind life here was all about fish and chips, rainy days and food and transport were expensive. However what I am enjoying now is a wonderful cross-cultural life…. View Article
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Research is important only when it is practically applied for the benefit of the community. Therefore, what’s more essential for a researcher than being able to communicate research effectively? Conferences are organized for this particular reason. Attending is the simplest option. However, you might be asked to present your research in front of both a… View Article
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