At some point in all our lives, we sit back and wish we had a chance to do it over – retry that date, win that argument, even re-do our time at uni. Would we study a little harder, socialise more, or drop out entirely? What better way to do it again than through a little tabletop card game? Welcome to Game of University. … More time to go back to school.
Has it been that long already?
How I’ve survived five weeks on my own in a foreign country is beyond me, but I managed to write all about how I’ve been coping with the changes and challenges it’s brought. … More five weeks in Leeds.
BCM311, you have been the toughest class I have ever taken. No exaggeration, no word of a lie. When I stepped into my first BCM311 class I could never have predicted the turmoil that was to follow. The truth is, this semester has been the hardest so far, regardless of my classes. To combat increased mental … More bonds formed on Tuesday afternoons.
It seems that in terms of foreign exchange students studying at Japanese universities, the native Japanese struggle to understand how to cater for these visiting students, regardless of whether they are interested in engaging or not. This discovery is supported by the digital presence of Japanese unis, both of which leave much to be desired. … More culture-tinted glasses – Japanese attitudes towards foreign exchange students.
I came into this subject knowing I wanted to focus my studies on Japan. The country has fascinated me ever since I began studying the language in high school, and that passion has not dwindled over the last 8 years. I hope to work with and among the Japanese in the future, perhaps even working … More becoming a gaijin girl.
The final chapter in my BCM212 research project has come to a satisfying close. Thank you to all who helped me to satisfy my curiosity about the choices of BCMS students, and for joining me on this journey of ethical exploration. … More reflecting on research.
Life can get very busy sometimes, especially for us uni students. In the moments when we have a slight reprieve, it’s best to take a breath and appreciate everything that life has given us. … More life in fast-forward.