From navigating a supersized campus to coping with a sea of new faces, Shing Him Mak explains the main differences between school and university – and how to deal with it all.
Leaving home for the first time should be exciting, but at the same time it is nerve-wracking as well. Here is my experience when I first moved from Asia to Belfast.
I took part in the USA Global Leadership Programme 2018, after an extremely competitive selection process. I had so much fun and made a lot of new friends in the process.
Unlike GB students, the price of air fare for international students can be quite expensive. Fortunately Shing Him Mak is here with advice on choosing travel options from Asia to Belfast.
I must admit, moving to Belfast from Hong Kong was kind of a culture shock for me. It’s a capital city with a friendly ‘small town’ feel which sets it apart from London. Here’s why I love it.
Studying in Belfast as a Chinese student may be challenging for some of us due to the language barrier, but you can get the most from this experience with this guide.
Are you travelling to Belfast for the first time in your life? Don’t miss one of our overseas pre-departure seminars for everything you need know.
Christmas is a time for giving and today Jade is sharing here favourite presents from the Belfast Christmas Market. They're all under £10 so perfect for a student budget!
The Learning Development Service at Queen's University is here to support students who want to improve their academic skills. Shing Him is sharing his experience with the service today.
Did you know that you can apply for a free campus tour when considering Queen's or after receiving your offer from Queen's? It's a fantastic way to get to know the University and gives you the chance to learn from current students.
There are over 200 student societies registered with the Queen’s Students’ Union. What makes the Hong Kong Society special? Shing Him, the President and Head of Executive Board, is here to tell you why.
We all feel a little stressed and overwhelmed sometimes, especially when we have exams or essays to prep for. Jade is sharing some useful tips that she uses to improve her well being.
Eating well on a student budget doesn't need to be all fast food and instant meals! Jade is here with her favourite healthy and simple to make recipe suggestions. They're delicious and good for you- the perfect combination.
From starting her day the zen way to staying on top of current affairs, MA student Shuk Kuen Yau ('Yumi') from Hong Kong explains how she fits everything in to just 24 little hours.
From improving her language skills to instilling a sense of academic pride, our blogger Shuk Kuen Yau reveals how coming to Queen’s has boosted her confidence.
From straight-from-the-ocean seafood to freshly baked cakes, Shuk Kuen Yau ('Yumi') from Hong Kong reveals why St George’s market is foodie heaven.