I would love to tell you that PhD’s are easy and you just have to do your research, publish lots of papers and BAM, next thing you know you’re a distinguished professor in the top University. Unfortunately (as I have so recently discovered) this is most definitely not the case. I never thought it would… Continue reading It’s been an uphill struggle, but I’ve got my hiking boots on.
Wow, I can’t believe the first week went so quickly! It has been an eventful week, sometimes irritating, sometimes hilarious but by just this week alone I already know that my decision to come to HKUST is probably one of the best decisions I have ever made. Here is just a short summary of my… Continue reading First week of term at HKUST
Today was the first day of term, so whilst it wasn’t technically my first day at HKUST, it was the first official day. There are so many things I have noticed about HKUST that differs to Universities in the UK (Or more specifically Cardiff Uni). I can’t speak much for other universities but I reckon… Continue reading My First Day @ HKUST
I’m so sorry for not writing a blog in such a long time! I have been very busy settling into Uni and so haven’t had time for a proper sit down and write a post. I thought I would give a bit of an insight into how PhDs work in HK as it seems very… Continue reading PhD at HKUST- Its more than just research!
I can’t believe it is my last night in the UK already. It feels like just yesterday that I was all excited getting ready to move into Cardiff and start university, but now I’m leaving the country! I’m excited, nervous, scared, worried, sad and happy all at the same time! (I realize that I have… Continue reading Goodbye my UK friends/family!
I was watching a show on Channel 4 about students the other day and I felt like it just showed that students did a lot of drinking and having sex. For those who aren’t into that sort of thing and are worried that they won’t fit in at university, I want to let you know… Continue reading Secret Life of Students?!
I thought it would be appropriate now that I have finished my masters degree and got my results to reflect back on the overall degree. So, my degree was a 4 year integrated masters course and it was pretty intensive. The first year I had no idea what to expect and was majorly caught up… Continue reading Reflecting on my MChem degree