Week 0 – Touchdown!

Getting all ready for the trip to Helsinki, Finland! Not knowing what to expect of the food, the culture, transportations, living conditions and the school gets me excited as well as nervous for this adventure....

KISS, Korea 2022: Recreation outside of class

Outside of class the summer school friends, and I went to the nearby arcades, karaoke, cafes and jjimjilbangs to hang out. The arcades had fun baseball batting cages. We sang for many hours straight...

Head over Heels with South Korea

This article first appeared in BTS Issue 4. KAIST International Summer School (Kiss) at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST): An annual summer programme hosted by KAIST, KISS emphasises interdisciplinary studies, crossing over a variety...

KISS, Korea 2022: Intro and Field Trips by KAIST

Zhe Hui and I did a summer programme at KAIST in Daejeon, Korea, and we had a blast. Our summer school peers came from Australia, Denmark, U.S.A., the UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, China,...

My journey in Netherlands – CuriousU Summer School

CuriousU Summer School is an international festival - the participants are coming from more than 50 countries. During this programme, we are not only studying interesting and useful knowledge but also enjoying the various...

Week 2 in Aalto University

  Second Week in Aalto (3 - 7 June) This marks the start of our second week in Aalto University. From this week on, we will be under going lessons that have been crafted according to...

KISS, Korea 2022: Lessons

The classes were actually fun (not a joke!). I took the modules Anthropology of Food and Korean (both Humanities courses). Anthropology of Food taught me a lot about Korean food and its history; the...

Week 2 in South Korea!! (KAIST)

Day 1 in Busan!(12th July 2019) In week 2, we were having our mid terms. Hence, everyone was studying and nobody really had the time to go out and play after class. For the weekend,...

Week 1 in Aalto University

Kick-off week (27 May to 31 May)   Lessons has finally began. We started off doing some administrative issues, signing forms here and there (boring). In all honesty, I was trying to stay awake. Afterall, it is...

Week 4 in Korea!! (KAIST)

THE GOODBYES Time passes really quickly when you are having fun. Before I realised, it was time to say goodbye. During the last week of school, it was really hard for me to converse with...

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