Meet your Peer Advisor: Andrew!

We have four brand spanking new Peer Advisors to help both incoming and outgoing Study Abroad students this academic year! If you’ve got a question for them, pop along to their office hours. Andrew will be in K0.57 on Monday afternoons from 2-4 Hello everyone! My name is Andrew – I’m one of four global …

Jon Ainsworth, Global Summer Exchange 2019 – Shanghai

What do you study at King’s? MSc Emerging Economies and International Development. Where did your Global Summer Experience take place? Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. What course did you take and why? China’s Policy on Climate Change, Energy and Environment because of the unique interdisciplinary nature of the course on offer. How did receiving the …

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 …

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 …

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 …