Celebrating Chinese New Year 2018 – Year of the Dog

It is time to greet our Chinese friends a Xin Nian Kuai Le today, 16th February. China and countries with significant Chinese population will be having yet again 15 days of celebrations for Chinese New Year 2018, their most important holiday, as they welcome the Year of the Dog. Unlike New … [Read more...]

Spring Half Midterm Break: Academic Writing Tips

Do you have academic writing assignments that you just couldn’t seem to finish because you are swamped with exams, reports, projects, and non-academic activities? Good thing uni students get to have a spring half midterm break. Students will benefit from this short vacation as they try to get their … [Read more...]

Burns Night 2018: Commemorating Scotland’s National Poet

Scotland and Scots all over the world celebrate Burns Night to pay homage to their national poet, Robert Burns today, 25th January. Tables will be filled with Burns Supper staples such as Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, and Cranachan, and finished off with unlimited Whisky. In traditional celebrations, … [Read more...]

UCAS 15th January Deadline for Undergraduate Courses

Are you planning to go to university this autumn? Today, 15th January is the UCAS deadline for most undergraduate courses for academic year 2018-2019. However, it is worth noting that the deadline for applications for Oxford and Cambridge, as well as Medicine and Veterinary Science courses were on … [Read more...]

Symptoms of the H3N2 Virus or Aussie Flu That Has Hit the UK

With the arrival of a new dangerous strain of flu virus in the UK, health experts are warning everyone about what could be worse than the 1968 flu epidemic that claimed about one million lives worldwide. The H3N2 virus, nicknamed as the Aussie Flu after it has caused more than 300 deaths and struck … [Read more...]