Tagged: traditions

5 things you need to know about Ramadan

If you’ve ever wondered what Ramadan is about, wonder no more! We asked Shareef, INTO’s Arabic language web editor, to tell us the 5 things that you need to know about...

5 things I love about… Autumn

We get it. It’s hard to settle down into studying when you’re dealing with the “why is summer over already?” blues. Is there anything sadder than having to pack away...

What’s it like studying in China?

What do you imagine when you think of a Chinese classroom? Strict lecturers? Rigid coursework? A heavy study schedule? Jaila Cramer, an American student at INTO Nankai University, tells us what...

Summertime – the British way!

If you’re studying in the UK, you might be thinking: “Hey, it’s June – where’s the sun? Why is it raining?!” Welcome to summertime – the British way! The UK...

Student experience: my first Chinese New Year

The Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, is the biggest celebration in the Chinese calendar. INTO’s Sian Rogers, a former international student in China, talks about her first experience of...

New Year's Eve Traditions

New Year traditions from around the world

New Year’s Eve is celebrated across the world on the 31st December. It is seen as a time for leaving the past year behind and welcoming the beginnings that the...