GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU: Part 3. Developing CQ, Campus Life, Sentosa Island and Prata Journey

Welcome to the third part of my blog series “GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU”! If you haven’t read the previous parts, you can find them here and here. In this post I will talk about developing cultural intelligence, campus life in NTU, my visit to Sentosa Island and my participation in the “Prata Journey” cultural activity.Continue reading “GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU: Part 3. Developing CQ, Campus Life, Sentosa Island and Prata Journey”

GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU: Part 2. Cultural Intelligence, Welcome Party, Group Day Out and Heritage Centres

Welcome to the second part of my blog series “GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU”! If you haven’t read part one, you can find it here: https://findingmyselfinsideme.com/2016/07/09/gem-trailblazer-summer-in-singapores-ntu-part-1-preparation-flight-orientation-and-city-tour/. In this post I will talk about the start of my short academic course, the Summer Bonanza organised by the university as a welcome party, a group trip toContinue reading “GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU: Part 2. Cultural Intelligence, Welcome Party, Group Day Out and Heritage Centres”

GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU: Part 1. Preparation, Flight, Orientation and City Tour

Months ago I received an email by my university with an unexpected opportunity: applying to participate in a summer school in South East Asia and receiving a full scholarship to cover all the costs (tuition, accommodation, living expenses, flights…). Obviously, I couldn’t refuse the offer: it wouldn’t cost me a penny/much money, I would experienceContinue reading “GEM Trailblazer Summer in Singapore’s NTU: Part 1. Preparation, Flight, Orientation and City Tour”

My First Term At University: Independence, Studying, Socialising & Wellbeing

The 12 of September of 2015 a new era in my life began: I moved to Brighton to study BA International Development in the University of Sussex. My family drove me to the campus, and after visiting the city together, they left. Then, my new life as an independent young adult began. To be honest,Continue reading “My First Term At University: Independence, Studying, Socialising & Wellbeing”

Because It Is My Time To Lift Off And Fly

University is a step of my life I have been looking forward to since I was a kid. Though, till a few years ago, I didn’t think it would ever happen. My chances of going to university in Spain, while doing an enjoyable course, were nearly non-existent, due to financial (lack of money), academic (poorContinue reading “Because It Is My Time To Lift Off And Fly”