Category: Singapore

Chinese New Year Festivities

Chinese New Year has arrived!! The festivities started on Friday the 25th and will run until February 8th. Many of the local population is Chinese so the celebrations are really amazing!! Unfortunately, since it falls on a weekend this year, students will only get Monday off as an extra day for celebration. Many of the ...

Lights, Camera, Action

The night life in downtown Singapore is absolutely amazing!! Today, I headed back towards Marina Bay to explore more of the city and see the view at sunset. There was also a light show running and I hope to explore the Gardens by the Bay in the upcoming weeks (hopefully really soon)! I’m coming for ...

Start of Classes!!

So I finally was able to figure out my schedule with classes and am currently taking 5. I have classes every day except Monday, but only one class on Wednesday and Thursday! It was initially a struggle to figure out the registration system because it is very different from Drexel but the Business school is ...

NTU Check-In

So as a continuation of my last post, I had just found the office and received all my items for check-in. In a little plastic bag was a key fob, AC card, mail key, and user guide. The lady at the office explained all the procedures for the Hall and where all the facilities like ...

Singapore Arrival!!!

I caught a night flight out of Bali at around 11 PM and arrived in Singapore around 3 AM. When I got off the plane, I was so flustered from exhaustion that I ended up almost not finding my passport which was hidden away in my personal book-bag. Imagine if I had lost my passport ...

Bali Adventures

Since it is Winter Break currently, I decided to travel to Bali for a few days before starting my term abroad in Singapore. Since Bali is in Indonesia, the two countries are very close and I wanted to get a feel for the tropical weather. It is definitely way more humid and rainy over here! ...

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Visit to Japan

Pictured above is the Port Tower in Kobe, Japan. I was able to visit Japan for around a week before my study abroad in Singapore and it was an absolutely amazing time! Although the weather is similar to America with freezing winds, Japan is still a popular destination during this time of year. I was ...

Hospital Bills…yikes

April 5, 2019 ***Education Abroad would like to highlight the smart guidance that Carolina shares in this post: the importance of understanding in advance what you might need to know to manage an unexpected situation. We encourage all students to learn about the medical resources available and how to file an insurance claim/pay for care ...

Get out of your Comfort Zone!

April 12 Today was my last day of Hip Hop so we had to perform our group project. We were put into groups of 6 and had to make up choreography and choose songs for our performance. We had been practicing for a couple of weeks and there was definitely a lot of improvement. I ...

Applying for co-op while Studying Abroad

April 1, 2019 It is officially April!!! This is going to be my last month in Singapore because I will be leaving in the first full week of May. Classes will be ending on April 19 and then after that we get 1-2 weeks to review before exams. So basically…I should probably start studying today!!! ...