Tagged: settling in

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...

How to write the perfect letter home

Just when it seemed that letter writing was dying out, it’s becoming popular again. Maybe it’s because we’ve realised that nothing can replace handwritten mail. And if you’re studying abroad, it’s...

INTO China: Journey to the tip of the clouds

Wondering what kind of adventures you can have while studying in China? Our INTO China students took some amazing photos on a recent camping trip to the famous Mount Tai...

Taste Test: 6 classic British dishes

British cuisine is a strange and mysterious thing to many international students. Why do Brits eat Yorkshire “pudding” as part of a main course? What’s a “banger”? And is there...

Dorm decor image by Jessica Tam

How to feel at home in your new home

You’re an international student. You’ve arrived at your Study Centre. You’ve found the library and the canteen. Now how about the business of turning your student accommodation into a new...