Tag: #Fall2019

Not The Best Goodbye!

Most of you might be aware about the ongoing political situation in Hong Kong. Somehow, the situation in Hong Kong worsened over the last few weeks and the universities were unable to operate normally. Because of the rising tension, the students started leaving the campuses and even Drexel felt that it was unsafe for the ...

Hiking In Hong Kong

For those of you who might have read my previous post about the “Day Out In Hong Kong Island”, I had mentioned that I will be dedicating an entire post about the hikes in Hong Kong. Undoubtedly, Hong Kong offers a beautiful urban experience, but it’s amazing how you can easily find hiking spots with ...

A Day Out On The HK Island

Due to its stunning metropolis architecture, mesmerizing skyline view from various places and closely packed skyscrapers, the Hong Kong island is home to few of the best tourist attractions in Hong Kong. As HKUST is located relatively far away from the island, I didn’t find enough chances to visit and spend some time in the ...

Undergraduate Research And Career Opportunities

One of the major factors behind a successful study abroad experience is knowing a reason that primarily motivates you to study abroad. Because, if you don’t know why you want to spend an entire semester in a foreign land and a university, it becomes really difficult to make the most out of the opportunity. For ...

Sneak Peek Into The Campus

In my previous posts, I had tried talking about my specific experiences and learning at UST, which might apply to any study abroad program in general. However in this post, I will be more specific and talk about the amazing resources, opportunities, and food options on the HKUST campus. Those of you who have been ...

The Bell Curve!

When I decided to study abroad at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, one of my greatest reliefs was the pass/fail grading system to get credits. Which means that I had to just pass the class at my abroad university in order to get the equivalent course credits at Drexel. Seems exciting, right? Imagine ...

Settling In

It took about four days for the jet lag to completely pass. However, UNSW’s international student orientation was only two days after my arrival in Sydney, so I had to get my act together quickly. If you’ve never experienced jet lag before, like me, just know that the feeling is very similar to the aftermath ...