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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

An Insider’s Guide to Hong Kong

Taken from the Chinese word that literally means ‘fragrant harbour’, Hong Kong evokes, even by name, bedazzling aromas of incense and sandalwood that once...

Overseas adventures: tips for finding your ideal study abroad placement

Catriona Aitken discusses the perks of studying abroad as well as what to look for when deciding where to study abroad,

Busting the myth of the Calais jungle

Two blondes in a small blue car drive into the refugee camp. Is this a new blonde joke? Seeking out the high vis-jacketed volunteers,...

36 hours in Tokyo: a guide to Japan’s vibrant capital city

This summer I was very fortunate to find myself in the capital city of Japan, Tokyo, a city with enough delights to satisfy any...

City in focus: Prague

There are two types of people in the world: those who love Prague, and those who have never been there. When I came to...

A hidden Italian gem

Often when travellers from around the globe flock to Italy, it is in search of an ‘authentic Italian experience’. They long to see famous...

Edinburgh winter wonderland

Perhaps you are beginning to feel slightly lethargic as semester one in the Bubble draws to a close, maybe you have a few hours...

Beyond the horizon

Alongside the cliché of the ‘Gap Yah’, is the year abroad.  I asked a friend just returned from Germany whether it was worth it. ...

Conquering the world

In 1982, around 3 per cent of the University’s student body was international. The number now sits closer to 30 per cent. Editor Jonathan Bucks reports on how St Andrews became a melting pot and leading international recruiter

City Guide: in August, Milan doesn’t want you

James Leech discusses the largest-scale vanishing act in Europe