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MinYoung You

International business student, year 3, Ningbo, China

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Nottingham University TV Station; is it worth watching?

While it’s easy to find TV stations run by media students in most universities, it’s rare to find ones that make a big impact on the campus culture and community. Recently, I got to be involved with Nottingham University TV Station China (NUTS China), in a programme called “Fashion Icon”. The experience I had changed …

Chinese Golden Week – What’s It All About?

Some international students might wonder why we just had a week off from school after starting only a few weeks ago. Today, I’m here to tell you why. To be honest I had to research a bit to know the real reasons…but hey, it’s the effort that counts, right? Golden Week, aka Mid-Autumn Festival, is …

3 Genuine Tips For New Starters

My first year at UNNC has flown by, and now I’m back for round 2! The past year has been great but when I think back, there are things that I wish I’d known beforehand. For many new starters, especially those who are exchange or study abroad students, one or two semesters is way too …

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6 Restaurants You Must Try In Ningbo

As the new semester’s approaching quickly, one big question is the “eating situation” in China. So, today I’m going to talk about 6 great restaurants in Ningbo! All of these restaurants have delicious food and I’ll explain my favorite reason for going to each restaurant! 1. Grandma’s Kitchen (Chinese) When you see the menu from …

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My Summer Internship – Baylor i5 Program

The best thing that happened to me this summer was participating in Baylor i5 program. First, take a look at the photo of 2012 participants’ glorious faces! Our interns have diverse backgrounds in both majors and nationalities. This group was divided into six teams with different projects. And these projects were serious stuff – it …

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All You Ever Needed To Know About Dorms

One of my biggest questions before coming to China was about the “living situation”. Although I had a general idea of what my dorm room at UNNC may look like, I couldn’t find many pictures on how it “actually” looks like. Now I’ve lived here for nearly a year, and I sure know how it …

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Korea->USA->CHINA: How my life started in China

My name’s MinYoung You. I am a third year student at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, majoring in International Business with Chinese. As you can see from the picture, I am Asian. To be exact, I am from South Korea. I grew up in Seoul and when I was 16 I travelled to America …

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