Experiencing an academic year like no other, our four student bloggers Ané, Quinn, Dakarai & Safeera share their personal journey, reflecting on the last few months and highlighting the highs and lows of student life amid a pandemic. Join them… Read moreMy PPLS Journey – Reflections 2020/2021
Looking for a dissertation supervisor can be a daunting task, especially as a postgrad student at a new university. Here are a few helpful tips on what to do and when to do it that I hope will be helpful… Read moreLooking for a dissertation supervisor?
Hi, I’m a second-year student who has spent one year studying in Edinburgh and my whole second year studying online from home. The last year has definitely been challenging for everyone, especially university students. There has been a steep learning… Read moreOnline vs Campus
It’s the 22nd of March, 2021. An old life ends I find it quite surreal that we began the first lockdown over a year ago. For most of us, the government restrictions and lockdown measures have swept over our lives… Read moreBurning from the Watchtower
Photos by Christian Erfurt, Doğukan Şahin, and Luis Villasmil on Unsplash Feeling completely drained at some point during the academic term is completely normal. Part of the reason why burn out has been particularly prominent this year is because the days have been… Read moreBurned Out?
What an interesting semester this has been! Never did I imagine starting my second year of university off-campus. Regardless of location, all of us are having to put in the hours at home. I have found staying focused at home… Read more5 tips for studying from home
With a potential second lockdown on the horizon, the uncertainty in the US, and managing University work, it can be easy to get bogged down in the chaos that surrounds us; to feel anxious amidst the uncertainty, overwhelmed by University… Read moreFinding joy in the little things amidst chaos
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
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