Year Abroad in China – Activities in Beijing

By Brigitta Goedhuys|December 10, 2019|China|

by Milla Sutton – Year Abroad student to China in 2018-19 During my year abroad in Beijing, I wasn’t alone in feeling isolated from the general community, but I tried my hardest to apply myself where I could and utilise my experience. For instance, through language exchange programmes. I was assigned one language partner with whom I became good friends. We went to museums together, ate together, practiced calligraphy. They

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Year Abroad – Living in Beijing and The Course at Beijing Normal University (BNU)

By Brigitta Goedhuys|December 10, 2019|China|

by Milla Sutton – Year Abroad student to China, 2018-19 My name is Milla, and I am a third-year student studying Modern and Classical Chinese at SOAS. I arrived in China early, for I had signed up for a homestay programme which was to last 8 weeks, right before enrolling into university. After completing the programme, I felt like a true international student. Running around sorting visas, accommodation, all while

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