Blog

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...

With Christmas around the corner, multiple festive events are being held around campus to celebrate the most beautiful time of the year. One of them was ‘A taste of Christmas at M&S’ held at one of the most iconic buildings on campus: the Michael Marks Building. The workshop started with...

Want to do some exercise but always feel bored when you are jogging, running or cycling? Well, Zumba is probably your thing. On Sunday 24 November 2019, thanks to Annica’s help, Sandra Liseth Bayliss taught a two-hour master class at Riley Smith Hall in Leeds University Union. This was the...