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Living in two places, simultaneously

One of the things I love about being abroad is how much I try to live in two places at once. Keeping up with

Becoming a mum

Last year I wrote about having an academic family and in summary, I really and deeply appreciate my academic parents and siblings. They brought

The traveling sort

In the span of just a few months I’ve gotten really good at packing myself up. I haven’t forgotten a toothbrush, a jumper, my

Understanding the Programme (better)

The Joint Degree Programme has many nuances that are not immediately recognisable to the prospective student eye. For example, JDP students don’t have to

Coming home?

After a long summer away from my writing desk, aka whatever medium allows me to write with my laptop on my lap, I have

Reflecting on my first/second year

It was always an awkward introduction when someone asked me what year I was. ‘I’m a second year but its my first year at

Summer plans

The end of the school year is quickly approaching and I am procrastinating on my revising for exams by writing about what I am

Things I’m afraid of

Like many students, and people in general, I am scared, even terrified, of many things. Snakes, failure, the deep space. But in the more

Cross Country Skiing – kind of

Staying involved on two campuses is one of the things I wish I could perfect. Among the few things that makes it hard to