Attending a business course at Shanghai University right after a stressful exam period was not how I envisioned spending the beginning of my summer holiday. There was a moment of … Continue Reading Shanghai- A City Where East Meets West
Something I hold dear to my heart is skating on the lake of the Summer Palace in Beijing. I’ll never forget it. I had been to the Summer Palace twice, … Continue Reading Skating the Surface in China
When I stepped out of Sydney Airport and was hit with a blazing hot summer breeze, I felt a sense of relief to be back home but at the same … Continue Reading Studying Chinese at the Beijing Institute of Technology – 2019 Summer Program
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
Share the experiences of three students who completed the Shanghai University-UTS SILC Winter School Program. How did this BUILD Abroad Program relate to your course or future goals? As a … Continue Reading Chinese Language and Doing Business in 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
If you were to ask me why I would return to Shanghai, my straight up answer would be for the food. It was delicious, as well as cheap. $4 for … Continue Reading Shanghai University SILC Summer School – a Place for Food, Friends and perhaps making a Fortune?
When thinking about the BUiLD abroad programme I just completed, I now realise that there are a lot of things I have to reflect upon. A few key memories come … Continue Reading SILC SUMMER SCHOOL 2017
From reading about the SILC Business Program on UTS’s BUILD Abroad website, I was interested in being able to learn Chinese from a beginner’s level whilst sightseeing and learning about … Continue Reading Language & Culture in 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
Shanghai, is a multifaceted city; a mixture of traditional and modern, and a mixture of Asian and Western culture. The Shanghai University SILC program was the perfect introduction to this … Continue Reading Shanghai University SILC Summer School Summer 2017
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.