10 Things to Know Before Going on Exchange to Hong Kong- Urszula Filipowicz

There are only a handful places further away from King’s than Hong Kong, most of them called Australia or “Your Favorite Holiday Destination”. Unlike them, this vibrant city on the other side of the world is full of cultural and academic differences. Therefore, to help you mentally prepare for your adventure abroad, I compiled a list of 10 things you will undoubtedly encounter while studying here. Continue reading “10 Things to Know Before Going on Exchange to Hong Kong- Urszula Filipowicz”

Fun and traditional…did you say festivals? -Mathilde Aupetit

With around 200 000 festivals each year, including 33 festivals now belonging to UNESCO World Heritage, Japanese festivals have become a national and worldwide institution. And yet, they are said to be struggling and progressively disappearing because of a growing disinterest from the younger generation, according to a study produced by The Japan Times in January 2018. Continue reading “Fun and traditional…did you say festivals? -Mathilde Aupetit”

A very rough guide to (Bae)jing, Kartik Rajpal

No study abroad experience comes without it challenges–whether its cultural differences, language frustrations, being surrounded by strangers, or getting used to the food. Beijing is no exception to the rule. To help you on your journey, here are a few ways I believe you can make your time in Beijing, and perhaps the rest of china, a bit easier.

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Gabriel F. Y. Tsang, Postgraduate Student at National University of Singapore, 2017-18

Degree programme at King’s

Comparative Literature

Which institution did you go to and why?

National University of Singapore (NUS). It is the best university in Asia.

What did the grant cover and what did it enable you to do?

It covered the cost of a return flight ticket to Singapore, local transport, accommodation, meals and miscellaneous expenses, enabling me to pay full attention to my research there without any financial worry. Continue reading “Gabriel F. Y. Tsang, Postgraduate Student at National University of Singapore, 2017-18”

Adam Elshimi, Summer 2014 at Korea University, Seoul

What do you study at King’s?
Mathmatics BSc

Where did your Global Summer Experience take place?
Korea University

How did you apply?
The application process was straight forward. It consisted of two main parts: 1) the application to the KCL study abroad team, which they filter down through their criteria and 2) the completion of the application with the external institution.

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