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Arrival

Posted on September 12th, 2007 by Stephen

Greetings from the UK!

After 40 hours, 3 flights and a bus, I’ve finally made it. The trip over was much better than I expected, in flight entertainment sure helps the time to fly by.  The past few days have been quite busy, filled with all sorts of administration type things such as sorting out accomodation, registering as a student, meeting with the Study Abroad staff and finalizing subject selections. As it’s International Orientation week, yet a couple of weeks before semester actually begins, there are plenty of international students around. It’s been an interesting experience getting to know some of them and how they came to arrive there.

With the University here being so close to the centre of the city, knowing the way around is essential. Tours of the city are offered by the Uni as part of the orientation activities, and it was really helpful to learn more about the area. The next two days are packed with lots of Orientation Activities. I’m not quite sure what they involve yet, but I’ll be sure to report back. Overall it’s been a great start to the year here, with everyone being invloved being very helpful. If it keeps up like this it’ll be an awesome year!

4 Responses to “Arrival”

  1. Ross Says:

    Good Luck Stephen – enjoy orientation week and “freshers week”!!!!

    Ross

  2. Mary Says:

    Hi Steven,
    Good u made it.
    I hope to be there next year for my post graduate study.
    just downloaded the appication form few days ago.

    good luck!

  3. Gaby Says:

    hey stephen,
    what was it like being so far away from home? did u immediately start making friends or did it take a while to get adjusted and not feel so home sick. because i really wanna leave here and go to the uk but my biggest fear apart from financing is missing my family whom i’m super close to

  4. qwerty travel Says:

    Looking forward to reading more. Great article. Really Cool.

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