When given the prospect of potentially being able to study abroad, I initially was interested in a non-committal way. It was something I could do but believed in the back … Continue Reading Sun Yat-Sen University, China
I’ve noticed a lot of the past blog posts about the ‘University of Nottingham Ningbo’ (UNNC) appear to share something in common: people seem to be confused why one would … Continue Reading PORT TO PORT: From Rotterdam to Ningbo
The past three weeks have been a whirlwind of animal cafes, shopping at fake markets, ancient water towns and every single type of Chinese food under the sun. It still … Continue Reading Welcome to Shanghai, China
Hi there! My name is Cherise and I have recently begun my exchange at the Beijing Institute of technology. It is currently only week two but I have been up … Continue Reading Beijing Institute of Technology, China
This is my fourth week at my host university and finally everything has been settled pretty well. Life here in China is very different from life in Australia, like very … Continue Reading Sun Yat-Sen University, China
I imagined that my semester in China, although culturally different, would still be structurally similar to that of studying in the United States and Australia. This was an assumption that … Continue Reading Tongji University, China
Life in Ningbo is very refreshing, relaxing and overall just amazing. Ningbo is located away from all the hustle bustle, a very suburban area with vast lands, a stark contrast … Continue Reading University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
From the minute the plane landed in Shanghai my mind was blown. It all seemed too surreal. The weeks dwindled to days and the days passed, leaving only wee hours … Continue Reading University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Shanghai is a vibrant metropolitan city with a great variety of food to fit all budgets, well connected public transport network and lots of historical and modern landmarks/architecture to explore. … Continue Reading Tongji University, China
I am currently sitting at the halfway point here on my semester at Nottingham University in Ningbo, China. From the moment stepping off the plane in Shanghai on the 7th … Continue Reading Halfway mark at The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
Two weeks I got on a plane from Sydney to a country where I couldn’t speak a word of the local tongue and didn’t know a single soul living here. … Continue Reading University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China – 1st Impressions
On the eve of my flight to Wuhan in China I ponder all manner of the obscure and amazing experiences I am about to partake in. Will I be run … Continue Reading Taking the great leap foward
I am currently halfway through my exchange experience studying at Shanghai University in China. A fact that I am still coming to grips with, it seems that only a week … Continue Reading China Exchange, The Trip Of a Lifetime
Shanghai has proven to be an astonishingly multifaceted city to live in. Seven months drifted by in a flash, and I find myself dumbfounded by how much time has passed … Continue Reading Ni Hao from Shanghai!
Week 5 in China and boy has been one heck of a roller-coaster ride. So firstly, I just have to say, Shanghai is bloody amazing. Shanghai is the largest city … Continue Reading From Shanghai, With Love.
This is my first time travelling to China. Since it has such a big influence on Australia (people, immigration, food, economy, trade, politics…) so it made sense to me that … Continue Reading Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou – China!