Grilled seafood in Cosmo

Daily routine

As an international student, you might be far away from homeland when you are studying abroad. The first and the most important thing is to take good care of yourself. There are several things you[…]

Two boys holding the photographic props.

Join the society

Before the first semester, there is usually an introduction week (orientation week) for you to finish registration (get your Ucard, add your optional modules, get a general understanding of the university and your programme). Grasp[…]

A girl in the Peak District

Say no to ‘loneliness’

It happens a lot for an international student to feel isolated when studying abroad but feeling blue for a long time is not good. You need to help yourself out. As a camera bug, my[…]

Arts Tower in the dusk

Adapt to different teaching methods

Studying in a foreign language can be a quite tough thing. Aside from the language barrier itself, totally different teaching methods and learning habits could also be considered as obstacles. Taking my major as an[…]

Recreation facility in the city centre


Musicals Most of the British natives are hardcore fans of drama and musicals. They like to bring their families to the theatre when they are off work. I went to see the most famous musical[…]

Students in the Western Bank Library

Improve your learning skills

One thing that most of the international students whose mother tongue is not English worry about is their language skills. I am exactly the same! Although I have studied English for twenty years (I can’t[…]

London Chinatown

Travel around

In the last seven months, my friends in the Photography Society and I have been to many amazing places together with our cameras. We went to Peak Districts, York, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester and London, taking[…]

A model in a 19oh7 T-shirt and jeans

19oh7 brand shooting

Photography society offers members with plenty of paid job opportunities relative to photography and videography such as shooting personal weddings, birthday parties, balls and gigs. Information is uploaded on the facebook group of the photography[…]

A road in Sheffield

Keep on exploring…

My friends! Choosing to study abroad is by no means an easy task, yet you are so brave to leave your comfort zone and throw yourself in a completely unknown environment. At first, it is[…]