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Looking back my IFY study, it was tough but also a meaningful year. Before reflecting my feelings, I want to introduce contents firstly. In my case, the course was Arts integrated with social science route to progress BA TESOL in undergraduate. It consisted of three modules; social science, social inequalities,...

开学的第一周,学校非常贴心地组织了利兹当地公司的兼职招聘会。相信很多人都会觉得比起在网站上花费大量精力地递交申请,焦急地等待邮件回复,这种面对面的交流效率要高出很多。你可以和招聘人员面对面沟通,这时候你会发现可能邮件里他们态度冷淡,很久才回复,但到了面对面的时候不得不对你所说的每一个问题都认真回答。我们要做的就是不怕尴尬,哪怕你不确定是否感兴趣也值得开口去了解一下情况。

The University of Leeds offers many opportunities for students and one of them is studying abroad. I personally did not want to spend a year abroad but by chance I saw a subsidised summer school programme and was interested. I thought since I will be free in the summer holiday...

Arriving in July, which is two months before the first semester started, I started my life in Leeds. I was very nervous to manage everything at first due to it being my first time living alone. Despite this, thanks to the tutors and friends at that time, I could get...

Back home, I am always celebrating the Chinese New Year with my family. But since I am now away from my family, I am very happy to find out about this Dumpling cooking event. I am also very pleased to know that this event was handled by the Campus’ Global...

With Christmas and New Year long gone, January is in full swing! The start of the new decade marks many beginnings but for us students, it is nothing but a busy and stressful time. Many have returned to Leeds for January exams while others have worked hard over the Winter...

How did I spend my time in Leeds for Christmas? Chinese New Year is coming this weekend, which is the most important festival like Christmas. However, compared with Christmas, there is no official holiday for Chinese New Year. It may feel boring if you stay in a ‘ghost town’ (since...

The top six tips to survive exam season Before you know it, the holiday season is over and the time for submitting your dreaded assignment and studying for the exam you ‘almost’ forgot about has creeped up on you. Are you a victim of procrastination like I am? Here are...

Christmas is always my favourite season. It is a month filled with blessing, presents and food. However, have you ever considered the environmental costs that have been raised during the whole Christmas period? Data has shown that around 3 million tonnes of general waste are produced in this season, what...

With Christmas comes food and last Wednesday the “A taste of Christmas at M&S” workshop was only the beginning for me. This week, I had the opportunity to join the Faculty of Biological Sciences in their Traditional British Christmas Dinner, an event organised to bring international students together and give...