From vintage bargains to the latest best-selling books, Sumita has put together a list of charity shops in Belfast to keep your wardrobe updated, save you money and donate to good causes.
Managing finances may often seem tricky for young adults who have just entered the University lifestyle, so here are a few tips from Malaysian student Darshana on how to make your life easier and save money.
Whether you’re a local or an international student there’s no denying the hold that International food has over us. Here's Sumita's guide to top spots around Belfast.
Taking exams from home may not be the easiest thing to do, but Malaysian Law Student Yi Kang Choo, has found the process has set him up for success.
2nd Year Law student Yi Kang Choo, found Queen's Careers Team to best way to find out about career and learning opportunities. Here's how to do it.
In order to help international students affected by the Covid-19 outbreak, Malaysian Law Student Yi Kang Choo, has helped launched a student response group.
Student competitions are a great way to challenge yourself, grow your confidence and inspire motivation. Just ask Law student Yi Kang Choo who recently won a Mooting competition on behalf of Queen’s.
In the midst of the assignment and exam period, Liang is here to show how you can unwind for a day at a variety of interesting locations throughout Northern Ireland.
Mental health problems can affect anyone and Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) is designed to raise awareness of that. Today Jia Xin is sharing some tips that can help improve your mental health.
In conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) the Naughton Gallery held a guided tour of their 'Scuse Me Exhibition which delves into body politics and mental health. Jia Xin went along and is sharing her thoughts on body positivity.
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.
Jia Xin explains why deciding to live in Mount Charles, one of the wide variety of accommodation options at Queen's, has been the perfect choice for her in second year.
Belfast is filled with so many beautiful green spaces and waterways it can be hard to pick which one to visit. However, Liang has done just that! Check out his favourite Parks in Belfast and why they're the perfect escape in a busy city.
The journey from Malaysia to Belfast was nothing compared to the journey of self-discovery Law student Yi Kang Choo embarked on at Queen’s. In this blog post, he lists the supportive people he favourited on What’s App in his first year.
Law student Yi Kang Choo was the lucky recipient of a fully funded scholarship to attend the 10th One Young World (OYW) Summit in London last week. Here is how he got on.
When it comes to revision time, you will likely be spending countless hours working hard in the McClay Library when you become a Queen’s student. Thankfully, it’s a pretty cool space with some handy high-tech features...
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.
Moving to a new place can feel a little scary, especially when it's a brand new country. Jia Xin is sharing the things she was worried about before moving to Belfast, and how that's all changed now she's here.
Liang is sharing his favourite Chinese New Year traditions as well as some suggestions for how you can get involved in celebrating the Year of the Pig in Belfast.
When there are no more lectures or tutorials, we all want to enjoy our weekends! Jia Xin is sharing her favourite (non-alcoholic) things to do at the weekend to relax and have fun.
If your parents are coming to visit you at University, you want to make sure you show them Belfast at it's best! Here's a selection of places to go that will help them fall in love with the city.
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.
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.
Queen's is an international university with students from all over the world studying here. But even so, there are sometimes a few unexpected "culture shock" moments to adapt to. Jia Xin is sharing hers, as well as her new found love of tea!
If you are nervous about how to make new friends at University, then Liang is here to share some tips based on his own experience. Don’t worry, it’s much easier than you think!
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.
Once you’ve selected Queen’s as your firm choice for University the next step is choosing your student accommodation. Liang is here to take you through the process.
This year's Qulture Shock was a great success. It showcased dancing and music from Ireland to Malaysia and everywhere else in between! Jia Xin is sharing her thoughts on being part of the experience.
Moving into Queen’s Accommodation is really simple, especially once you know what to bring. Liang is here to break it down for you!
Jia Xin shares her experience of performing in the Belfast Malaysian Night (widely known as M Night) musical, and why it was the perfect place to step out of her comfort zone and try something new.
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.
During A-levels you were probably whining about tough exams and how you couldn’t wait to get to university to put an end of those sleepless nights and endless cramming. But starting university is just the beginning of a brand new student journey…
So you’ve got some free time during the night but you’re not quite sure where to hang out. Fear not, while our Malaysian Student Blogger Liang shows you how to spend your night – the Malaysian Way.
Studying in Queen’s University Belfast is distinctly different from the educational environment back in Malaysia, says Liang a Final Year Law Student at Queen’s University Belfast.
Carmen is sharing the top five things students should remember to pack when they're planning to study abroad at Queen's University Belfast
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.
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.
Jia Xin answers some of the questions for those who are interested in knowing more about Queen’s Knights Cheerleading - Cheerleading might not be as ‘girly’ as you think!
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.
Trying to work on multiple assignments? Deadlines months can be very taxing especially if you know you need to produce your best work. Jia Xin is here to share her ways of dealing with multiple assignments.
For International students, being away from home can be tough especially when you are feeling a little homesick. If you’re looking to have some food from home, look no further than these six restaurants.
It pays the bills, but a student job can also set you up with work skills that are essential for your future career. Here are just a few of them.
There's a lot more to university than studying, Jia Xin talks you through the great green spaces in and around Belfast that you can visit when you need a break from the books.
Studying law is hard but Liang is here to tell you about all the things he has learned from outside the lecture theatre that have helped him in his legal journey.
Making friends can be hard, especially if you’re entering University in your First Year. Fear not, as Liang shows you how Queen’s has allowed him to network and connect with the right people even before he landed in Belfast.
3rd Year Law student Yi Kang Choo, found Queen's Careers Team to best way to find out about career and learning opportunities. Here's how to do it.
Yi Kang Choo tells us how Queen's has helped him grow and develop - from moving abroad to living in a pandemic, and even getting to grips with Belfast's 'interesting' local dialect.
Yi Kang Choo tells us his journey through accommodation at Queen's. He started out at Elms BT9 in first year, where he made new friends and moved out in his final two years to private accommodation in Belfast.
Yi Kang Choo tells us about his time at Fordham's Law Summer School programme for law students. He talks about what makes the programme for law students so special and what he learned from the experience.