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Chemistry in China- the Adventure begins

Posted on 8 November 2017 by Nancyanne

Over 10 weeks ago, my life changed completely. For the better. I was moving to China for a year! I was very apprehensive about it and even considered dropping out last minute. Somehow, I managed to pull through the apprehension, apply for a visa and travel to China all in a space of 4 days.
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What To Expect If You Volunteer In Fiji

Posted on 4 November 2017 by Rosie Maslin

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International Exchange

You Should Have Never Let Me Write

Posted on 2 November 2017 by Pepper Swan

Two months after being kicked out of sixth form at my secondary school, I was accepted into a college where I would go on to achieve three A Levels. Two months after the Brexit referendum of 2016, the value of the British pound dropped to the lowest level it had been at in over 10
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Culture Shock – 5 Cultural Differences in France

Posted on 26 October 2017 by Kimberly Field

Bonjour! It’s now been two months since I arrived in Nantes and I thought I would write this post about my experience of the culture here so far. When you first arrive in a country, the biggest difficulty is adjusting to the new culture around you. The way of life, mannerisms and routine are all
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