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Year Abroad in Rabat: Part 1. A Less Familiar & Certain Place

After clicking “Publish” on WordPress, sharing this, the first post of a 5-part blog series, I’m very relieved. I should have done it a long time ago, yet various issues got in the way. Now, it is something less to worry about from my hectic to-do list. Yes, life has been stressful for the last few…

My Second Term at University: Final Grade, Volunteering, Working and Others

(Before reading this post I recommend you to read the previous one linked to this topic, “My First Term at University: Independence, Studying, Socialising & Wellbeing”.) The last four months of my first year in university went by quickly. I had a mixture of seminars, workshops and lectures every week, together with daily readings. Lectures…

BZU Work Camp in Palestine: Part 3. Lectures, NGOs & Volunteering

One of the main reasons I liked the BZU work camp was that it was not just about sightseeing: it was about understanding the Palestinian situation better. There were aspects of the Israeli occupation you could see (checkpoints, The Wall, destroyed infrastructure) but others required explanation because they weren’t visible enough. When applying to the…

GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU: Part 4. Dialogue in the Dark, Course Assessment, Chinese Heritage and Peranakan Tour

Welcome to the fourth part of my blog series “GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU”! In this post I will talk about CQ activities, course assessment, Chinese heritage in Singapore and my participation in the “Peranakan tour” cultural activity. This post will be a mixture of educational, touristic and cultural occurrences. Hope you enjoy it! Third…