August 19, 2019

[Navarra] Friends’ circle in Spain

“Through meeting Nicolas, I understood more about the Spanish culture and met some new local friends during my exchange in Spain. I could also polish my Spanish by chatting with them too. I become more familiar with Spanish cities. Nicolas is a very kind and friendly mentor. He is always […]
August 6, 2019

[Beijing] From Beijing to the world

“I benefitted a lot from my mentor Taylor. During our lunch gathering, he shared with me his views on the social and cultural differences between Beijing and Hong Kong as well as giving me his advice on adapting to the living style in Beijing. These are invaluable insights that I […]
July 30, 2019

[Illinois] Feeling reassured

“My mentor, Professor Angela Y. Lee, made sure I felt comfortable at my host institution (Northwestern University) and was always kind to offer her support if I ever needed it. For example, she offered to drive me to go shopping when I first arrived in snowy Chicago. She also gave […]
July 24, 2019

[London] Different cultures

“My mentor Dr Ronald Lo has lived in the UK for more than 20 years. He is familiar with the history and local culture. During our lunch gathering, he told us stories about the development of London, and explained the importance of learning the British culture so that we could […]
July 23, 2019

An example to challenge oneself

“When I interact with Thomas, we always have interesting discussions. It is enlightening to see his different perspectives on issues such as law and politics. I always learn a lot from his personal experiences. In particular, I really admire Thomas’ tenacity and perseverance in his journey to learn Cantonese. Instead […]