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Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 25 May, 2020

MA student Shuk Kuen Yau ('Yumi') from Hong Kong on how she’s hitting the kitchen to cope with lockdown.

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Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 6 May, 2020

MA student Shuk Kuen Yau ('Yumi') from Hong Kong on what remote teaching and learning is really like during lockdown.

Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 9 March, 2020

International student Shuk Kuen Yau ('Yumi') from Hong Kong reveals the smartphone apps that make her student life easier.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 24 October, 2019

Here, I answer some of the unusual questions I’ve been asked about Queen’s by fellow international students.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 30 April, 2018

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.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 9 May, 2018

You’ll soon start to own this whole adulting thing.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 10 May, 2018

The driving etiquette is a LOT different from home - and don't even get me started on the accent.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 4 June, 2018

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.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 5 June, 2018

The St Patrick’s Day Parade in Belfast is so much fun. I represented the University by participating in the parade in March 2018. Here is my experience.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 11 June, 2018

It’s scary landing in a new country, which is why Queen’s student support team are on hand to guide you every step of the way.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 25 June, 2018

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.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 25 June, 2018

Studying abroad is tough, especially you don’t get to see your friends and family in your home country as often as you’d like.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 28 June, 2018

With global warming a growing problem, every one of us has a role to play in making our planet greener.

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Jade Yuen Kei Wong | 4 July, 2018

From finding your bearings to making friends, we have got you covered for your September arrival.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 8 October, 2018

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.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 28 June, 2018

The Queen’s experience is about so much more than what you learn on your course.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 19 June, 2018

Hello, dream job.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 28 June, 2018

Shing Him is here to explain what exactly happens during the registration and enrolment process.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 23 July, 2018

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.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 25 July, 2018

Even if you didn’t get the results you need, you can still apply to Queen’s through our overseas Clearing events. Here’s the rundown.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 16 August, 2018

Some people will be happy with their results, while others may not be so lucky to get what they want.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 16 August, 2018

Coming to our Open Day? Set your feed on fire at one of these awesome sites around the city.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 23 August, 2018

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.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 29 April, 2020

Your Belfast experience will be all the richer if you have some extra cash to spend.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 23 August, 2018

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.

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Jade Yuen Kei Wong | 7 September, 2018

Guaranteed to make you nostalgic for your home country.

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Jade Yuen Kei Wong | 1 October, 2018

Read Jade's tips on how to get off to a great start at uni.

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Jade Yuen Kei Wong | 18 October, 2018

Autumn is not just about beautiful yellow leaves, it's also time for Halloween. With all the makeup and costumes, drinks and parties, you won’t want to miss any of this!

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 11 April, 2018

Starting university is a big change from school life, but keep these top tips in mind and it’ll be a breeze.

Jade Yuen Kei Wong | 12 December, 2018

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!

Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 5 December, 2018

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.

Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 16 January, 2019

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.

Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 12 February, 2019

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.

Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 18 February, 2019

Meningitis is an infection that can affect everyone. Find out why it's important for students to get immunised against this infection right away.

Jade Yuen Kei Wong | 27 March, 2019

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.

Jade Yuen Kei Wong | 17 April, 2019

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.

Si Yee, Biomedical Sciences | 21 October, 2019

Our resident movie fan, Si Lee, a Biomedical Sciences student from Hong Kong on the top places to catch the latest blockbuster in Belfast.

Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 23 October, 2019

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.

Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 3 January, 2020

MA student Shuk Kuen Yau ('Yumi') from Hong Kong gives her top tips for finding a taste of home in Belfast.

Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 17 January, 2020

If you need a caffeine hit to get going in the morning, our blogger Shuk Kuen Yau has you covered for top coffee spots near campus.

Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 21 January, 2020

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.

Shuk Kuen Yau, MA Media & Broadcast | 9 March, 2020

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.

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Shing Him Mak, LLB Law | 22 March, 2018

International student Shing Him Mak offers his advice on making the move to Belfast from overseas.