Tag : international students

Life as a ‘Third Culture Kid’

1 year ago / 0 comments

Does your accent change depending on who you’re talking to? Do you randomly slip foreign slang into your sentences? Have you spent absurd amounts of time on airplanes? If the answer to those questions is mostly a yes, you belong to the puzzling yet intriguing category of the Third Culture … Read More

Leeds: The International City

2 years ago / 0 comments

Laura Manzi interviews members of the diverse international student population Interview 1: Raluca – Romania We sit at the Balcony with our coffee, and she starts smiling shyly. I am so glad she accepted to be interviewed, this adorable girl. Raluca is a second year student, currently studying English and … Read More

Local adventures at Global Café

3 years ago / 0 comments

Global Café is a weekly gathering organised by the Global Community in order to bring international students together in an informal, friendly environment. Even though I’ve already been at the university for a year, as a British student, I hadn’t heard of it until last week. I decided to go … Read More

News | Chancellor criticises drop in Indian students

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University Chancellor has called for more Indian students following a ‘dramatic drop’ in their number at Leeds. Broadcaster and peer, Melvyn Bragg criticised ‘clumsy visa changes’ and limited opportunities for international students to remain in the UK after studying, adding, “As we close our doors to these brilliant young … Read More

Features | Where have all the International students gone?

5 years ago / 0 comments

With the number of international students studying at UK Universities decreasing in recent years, Joseph Birch investigates where all the international students have gone and why they’re staying away.   A report by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has revealed that numbers of International and EU students … Read More

Soc of the Week 06.10.12: Japanese Society

6 years ago / 0 comments

President: Mary Burrows Membership: £5/ year Membership discounts: 10-20 percent off at Occasions fancy dress shop; free miso soup when you buy sushi at Sesame in the Union; discounted drinks and tickets to society events Regular meetings: Thursdays 1-3pm; fortnightly karaoke and pub socials (alternating weeks) on Mondays and Wednesdays Contact: leedsunijapanese@gmail.com Halloween plans: JapSoc and … Read More

Protesters attack ‘Tory racism’ over London Met deportations

6 years ago / 0 comments

Protesters gathered on the Parkinson steps on Friday showing their anger over the possible deportation of London Metropolitan University students.