COVID On The Dancefloor

Let’s be honest: Online lectures never stood a chance of matching up to the real thing. That screen is a barrier between you, a couple blank screens, people eating in their pyjamas and – of course – your lecturer. Have you ever thought about how other students doing other degrees are finding this new normal?Continue reading “COVID On The Dancefloor”

Irrational fear.

Fear, such a small word but with huge effects. Fear of the unknown, fear of the dark, fear of failure. The verb translates as to be afraid of someone or something as likely to be dangerous, painful, or harmful. But what about the unfounded fears? The untypical fears. Some people are afraid of tomato sauce, for example,Continue reading “Irrational fear.”

Not Driving Home For Christmas (Interview with Irina Ciorobea, Year 2 International Student)

Studying abroad is a challenge in-of-itself. Not only are you expected to leave your family and friends, you must learn to speak a new tongue, discover cultural differences and learn to belong to a society that may operate extremely differently from your own. This is already a gargantuan task, but there‚Äôs always the reassurance thatContinue reading “Not Driving Home For Christmas (Interview with Irina Ciorobea, Year 2 International Student)”