Love at first sight

By Ismail Sadurdeen Student at Nottingham University Ningbo Summer School From the many options available to choose from I picked the Ningbo Summer School program as it was located in China. I had always wanted to visit the Great Wall from a young age so I thought this would be an excellent opportunity to combine …

China and Warhol’s 15 Minutes of Fame

By Phoebe Smith, Studying English at the University of Nottingham UK. As a staunchly cynical soul, Andy Warhol’s 1968 prediction that ‘In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.’, has always struck me as a sadly accurate interpretation of today’s media-fuelled, body-conscious lifestyle. Before my visit to China, I viewed the modern Kardashian-style …

Life in China in comparison to other places that I have visited

By Harvinder Singh Sandhu, Studying Finance, Accounting and Management at the University of Nottingham UK. Ni Hao! Having completed my second year of study at the University of Nottingham, I felt that this was my last opportunity to travel abroad to study in a different country. When I heard about the opportunity of a two-week …

Summer School 2013

By Abdullah Ahmed Nur, Studying Civil Engineering at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. The University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus Summer School made my summer of 2013 count as one of the best summers of my life. I chose to attend the course “China, the Rising Superpower” to learn and experience Chinese culture, which is one …