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Reminiscing about my international foundation year (IFY), has made me realise how much of a wonderful time it was for me. When I first arrived at the University of Leeds on September 14th 2019, I remember it was during the Welcome Week. I was so excited and a little nervous, also...

Hey everyone, my name is Han and I’m currently a third-year law student at the University of Leeds. I’m writing this blog post to hopefully provide those of you international students with ambitions to pursue the route of a commercial solicitor in England with useful tips to help in your...

Happy New Year! Chinese New Year is one of my favourite holidays in the year. I always spent it with my extended family during my childhood. But ever since I moved to the UK to study, I cannot spend it with my family anymore. Yet, I celebrated it with my...

Hi! My Name is Kaif Kutchwala and I am in my third year of studying for a Masters of Engineering in Mechatronics and Robotics at the University of Leeds. COVID-19 has brought about a huge change in our lives. Most of us are working from home and this presents its...

Being a trained Indian classical dancer, what I was missing the most after arriving in Leeds were my dance classes. Back at home, where I was a student learning the dance form Kuchipudi, the dance sessions had not just become a part of my daily routine but also a regular...

One of the activities that I have enjoyed the most as a Link to Leeds ambassador has been writing blogs. In the blogs, I share my experiences as a Mexican about my life in Leeds, food, my friends, and everything related to my experience as an international student. However, this...

Una de las actividades que más he disfrutado al ser embajadora de Link to Leeds ha sido escribir blogs en los que comparto mis experiencias como mexicana de mi vida en Leeds, sobre la comida, mis amigos y todo lo referente a mi experiencia como estudiante internacional. Sin embargo, este...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that England would enter a national lockdown from 5 Jan 2021 because of a sharp increase in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), which is the third of its kind since the coronavirus pandemic began in the UK. What does this new lockdown mean? How...

21st of December, the day I had been anticipating for the longest time had finally arrived. The day I would get to start a new chapter in my life called University. I had two overfilled suitcases with clothes, and a lot of homemade food. It also happened to be my...

Hi there! With the new semester about to start, we thought this would be a great opportunity for us to share how we have studied online last semester. Our wonderful ambassadors, Adeline, Joceline, Marina and Sara would like to share with you first-hand how we have studied, coped, taught, and...