Our blogs are all written by current students at the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. The blogs reflect their own student experiences and therefore these do not reflect the views of the University.
This year is certainly not easy for any of us. For people at my age in Hong Kong, it is hardly ever possible to attend our graduation ceremonies. When we were graduating from kindergarten, we had SARS. When we were… Read moreYear-end reflection
For all undergraduates, the academic year 2019/2020 has already ended, and for us postgraduates there’s only a couple of months left as well. While semester 2 didn’t exactly go according to plan we have all made it this far! 😊… Read moreEnd of year reflections
June is one of the best seasons for university students to travel. First of all, we are free from assignments and examinations. Secondly, since primary and secondary school students are still having lessons, destinations will not be packed with travellers…. Read moreThree books that transport you to a different place
Since the semester officially ended on the 29th of May, you might find yourself with much more free time than before. One way you can use this free time is to find some new hobbies or revive some of your… Read moreAnother semester is over, what now? – Finding/reviving hobbies
Hello everyone! I hope you’re all keeping well and safe. It is certainly not easy to minimise social contact and stay at home all day, but we’ve all done a great job! Keep up the good work so that our… Read moreWhat I’ve been doing during the lockdown
While you might feel like you have to make the most of it while you’re at home in lockdown, it’s not just about studying, working, cleaning, or learning a new skill. You need to give yourself some time to relax… Read moreFree online games that you can play with your friends
In February, Mattia had a Q&A session with his peers and I believe we now have an overview of their lives as PhD students. This time, I have asked my MSc friends several questions – featuring Crystal Cheung (MSc Applied… Read moreQ&A with MSc students
With all this time on our hands while social distancing, there’ve never been a better opportunity to learn some new skills and get into new hobbies. However, it can be daunting to decide where to start. Have you heard about… Read moreA (very) short introduction to LinkedIn Learning
Hi, everyone! I hope you are keeping well and safe. You’ve done a great job by staying at home and minimising social contact! Give yourself a big round of applause! Social distancing is important as this greatly reduces the risk… Read moreWhat can we do when practising social distancing?
It all started just as a one-off. One of my classmates suggested that she would enjoy hosting a pub quiz if we were up for it, and of course the answer was yes! We all agreed on a date and… Read moreHow do my classmates and I stay connected online right now? 3 words: Weekly Pub Quizzes 😉