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This highly interactive webinar is the first workshop organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in China to help students better connect with the professional world, which is exclusively open to University of Leeds students alumni. This webinar is also the last one of the series of the events focusing...

In my last blog, I introduced the Global Career China Webinars. The webinars are provided by the University of Leeds for students to get advice and insights on working in China. Today, I am excited to share three more webinar events and document what I’ve learnt. The three events are...

It’s winter! And the days are getting darker and the leaves have changed colour. For those of you starting your studies in January, it may be daunting to think of what to prepare before you arrive for the UK winter. We (Michelle from Singapore and Sara from Japan) have prepared...

From 2 November, the Career Centre at the University of Leeds is hosting a series of career webinars specially focusing on job opportunities in China within the following two weeks. This inspirational webinar I attended was on 2 November 2020, which was the first one of the series. The guest...

The University of Leeds provides career guidance for students such as the Career Centre, Career Events and Joblink. This November, we have global career events specifically for Chinese students and for any students wanting to work in China. I was honoured to join Midea China’s webinar on the 4th November,...

One of the best parts of studying abroad is the chance to share your culture and the opportunity to experience others. One great way to explore this multiculturality is by joining different clubs and societies. The University of Leeds has more than 300 clubs and societies and one of them...

The weather is really bad The weather thing was really important to me. Coming from Mexico where it is pretty much sunny all year round, I was afraid about dealing with the cold UK weather. The first days were quite difficult for me but then I learned that you just...

Craving food? What lures your taste buds? Sweet? Sour? Spicy? Or you’re just a foodie like us, who just like to eat and experiment with new cuisines…then this blog is for you! Be hungry and prepare your gustatory cell as you are on a read for the student’s selection of...

You’ll be surprised to hear that despite this being my third year here at the University of Leeds this was my first time participating in the Leeds Laser Night event (I know right- I can’t believe myself either!) Now as you can imagine, this year was slightly different (due to...

The pandemic does not stop the university in helping students and alumni to land a job. This year, the annual autumn career fair was held virtually with the help of a platform called ‘Career Fair Plus’ (an app is also available on the App Store and Play Store). The event...