Carmen's Blog

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih

LLB Law| 3rd Year |Malaysia

Greetings, I’m Carmen and currently a final year law student at Queen’s University. I enjoy blogging and reading and I also do have my own personal blog in which I do write on when in my spare time. I love meeting new people and getting to know their cultures and interests. From my blog posts, I hope that you may find some useful tips for when you are thinking of pursuing studies overseas in Queen’s University. Especially when you’re an international student. It’s always great craic to be able to experience life studying overseas, and now you get to know more through an international student’s perspective! Do stay tuned for more blog posts!

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Where to Find Academic Resources for Studies

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 20 May, 2019

The secret to a good University project or essay is making sure you have relevant sources to back up your points. Carmen is sharing her favourite places to start with when she's searching for academic resources.

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What Made Queen’s My Firm Choice for International Study

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 15 April, 2019

Not too long ago Carmen was trying to decide which university to pick as her Firm Choice. She's sharing what made Queen's stand out and why she decided to move from Malaysia to Belfast to study here.

Top Tips for Preparing for Interviews

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 11 March, 2019

So you've got an interview? Congratulations! The next step is making sure you give the best first impression. Today Carmen is sharing her top tips for preparing for an interview, whether it's for a job, a scholarship, or further study.

6 Ways to Use the Student's Union at Queen's

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 6 March, 2019

The Student's Union at Queen's is a fantastic social hub. Find out all the ways you can use it to enhance your student experience.

7 Practical Tips for International Students Living in Belfast

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 26 February, 2019

Carmen is back with some helpful advice and tips for International Students who want to get the best experience out of their time at Queen's. From getting a student job to travelling more...it's all here.

Tips for Using the McClay Library at Queen’s

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 19 February, 2019

If there's one place you'll get familiar with whilst you're a student at Queen's it's the McClay Library! Carmen is sharing her top tips for getting the most out of using it.

Degree-Plus: Why You Should Consider It

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 14 February, 2019

What is DegreePlus and why should you get involved? Carmen shares her own experience with DegreePlus and explains why it's so useful for students.

How to Cure Homesickness at University

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 23 January, 2019

No matter how much you are loving your university experience it's only natural to feel homesick sometimes. Carmen is here with some useful tips for combatting homesickness when it strikes.

From Malaysia to Studying at Queen's in 4 Steps

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 17 December, 2018

What is it like to apply to study at Queen's when you're an international student? Carmen knows all about it and is sharing her 4 steps to applying to study at Queen's when you live in Malaysia.

Places to Eat Your Packed Lunch on Campus

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 12 December, 2018

There are plenty of great places to grab lunch on campus, but where can you sit if you bring your own lunch? Carmen is sharing some of her favourite spots for eating a packed lunch around Queen's.

Tips on How to Prepare for Exams and Assessments

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 5 December, 2018

Do you have some exams or assessments to prepare for? Don't worry, Carmen is sharing her top tips for preparing for exam season on the blog.

Why You Should Join The Alternative Dispute Resolution Society

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 27 November, 2018

With over 200 official Clubs and Societies at Queen's, there's something perfect for everyone. Today Carmen is sharing why she chose the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society.

Top 5 Things to Pack for University When You're An International Student

Carmen Chen Chinq Lih, LLB Law | 21 November, 2018

Carmen is sharing the top five things students should remember to pack when they're planning to study abroad at Queen's University Belfast

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