Study in the UK Blog


Posted on March 5th, 2008 by Stephen

Just a small note while I’m working on a larger post, which will be about some of my observations of the unique qualities of British life. Lectures are usually quite helpful when needed, but might need a reminder for any action to take place. Back home I’d hadn’t needed to consult my lecturers much, but […]

Second Semester in the UK

Posted on February 16th, 2008 by Stephen

After returning from a fantastic holiday, I came to realise how much Leeds now feels like home. While traveling around Europe was great, it was a relief to return, relax and catch up with friends. A couple of days after returning it was straight into exams. Probably one of the most intense exam blocks I’ve […]

Top 5 Post-arrival tips

Posted on December 8th, 2007 by Stephen

With my first semester here in Leeds now over, I’m counting down the days till I fly over for a trip around Europe. Over 25 day’s I’m traveling to The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, France and Scotland. I should be spending Christmas in Paris, France and New Years in Edinburgh, Scotland. This’ll be my first […]

Top 5 Pre-departure tips

Posted on November 18th, 2007 by Stephen

After a suggestion in the comments, I’ve decided to do a series of Top 5’s tips on the different aspects of studying overseas. Thanks for the comments – they’re all pretty helpful. This is a list of my top 5 pre-departure tips. By following these tips, one can easily stay on top of the often […]

Guy Fawkes Night

Posted on November 5th, 2007 by Stephen

Just got back from Hyde Park in Leeds, where Guy Fawkes Night was being celebrated. Traditionally a huge night all over Britain (along with other countries), it was my first chance to get involved in a traditional event here. It seemed like the whole city had turned out, surrounding a huge bonfire in anticipation of […]

Mid Semester

Posted on October 23rd, 2007 by Stephen

Time for an update Thing’s are certainly hectic over here now that the mid semester assessment is coming up. I can hardly believe it, but I’ve almost been here for half a semester now. With 4 exams next week, and two other bits of coursework due very soon, I’ve been trying to focus a bit […]

Classes in the UK

Posted on October 8th, 2007 by Stephen

Freshers’ week for me kept going right into semester, with the time between parties and classes being incredibly fine. It seemed like it was never going to end, but now things have started to quieten down. By the end of the second week, I’m now proud to say I’ve now been to all my classes. […]

The Study Begins

Posted on September 24th, 2007 by Stephen

Hello All.Today was the first day of classes. The semester is finally upon us, it’s been a long time coming. The past two weeks have been amazing fun, with plenty happening since my last post. The last two days of International Orientation week were very full on, with activities on all day to attend. There […]


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 […]

Financing the trip

Posted on August 26th, 2007 by Stephen

I’m glad I held off on this post, as I’ve had news regarding this in the past week. One of the major concerns of students considering study abroad is how they can possibly pay for everything involved. While it’s a big investment, I’m certain the experience is worth every penny. You’re not alone though, as […]