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One of the things that I enjoyed the most about Leeds is its location. From Leeds, you can easily visit the beautiful countryside, hike the dales, visit a vintage fair in a quaint little town or try a dip in one of the beaches nearby (weather permitting, of course!). So...

One of my favourite events is Leeds Light Night. It’s a wonderful event that takes place all over Leeds City Centre. Plus, it’s free! Beautiful light displays are placed all over. Friends and family would come to enjoy the night. The event lasted for two days. So, if you couldn’t...

If you’re anything like me, you’d perhaps like to spend your weekends hiking mountains, discovering new towns and medieval abbeys or spending a day out on a beach. England’s natural landscapes, beautiful coastlines and historic cities might be just what you want to have a fulfilling year in the UK...

I love food and cooking (I have a degree in Food Science and Nutrition to prove it!), but I recently found myself cooking the same boring dish over and over again and was in desperate need for some new tasty but simple recipes to make (if I have to eat...

If you are doing a PhD thesis in social science like me, it is very likely that at some point of your study (most likely in the 2nd year), you are required to do some fieldwork. In fact, during the admission process, you may have also included fieldwork in the...

Leeds is a great student city. The campus is surrounded by a lot of private accommodation for students to live in and most the time these are managed by private landlords or agencys. If you find the right one, it could be the highlight of your university experience. Having a...

Leeds Pride took place on Sunday, 5th of August. The sun graced us and the day was definitely beautiful. Thousands of people from all over the place came to support one of the largest Pride events in the UK. Pride is an event that celebrates the LGBT+ community. The atmosphere...

On the 1st of August, the Sounds of Asia produced a free showcase at Millennium Square in Leeds City Centre starring various musicians showcasing the beauty of traditional instruments. I attended the ‘Jugalbandi’ show and was mesmerised by the collaboration of four musicians through their individual instrument. Each instrument told...

The clock is ticking and you’re brimming with excitement as you’re about to start a new chapter of your life. You’re coming to Leeds and will have the time of your life! Here’s my tips for all of you: Don’t pack that rice cooker. If you’re an Asian just like...

I love London. Regardless of how touristy and over-crowded it is, I love visiting London. It’s a magical place, there’s always somewhere new to go, something new to try! I love living in Leeds as a student because of how affordable it is (my wallet will run dry in London...