10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Moving To Germany

I was checking out my calendar when I came to realise that I moved to Germany six weeks ago. Six?! Sure these last weeks have been intense, full-on and hard work but I have had the best time so far. Continue reading “10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Moving To Germany”

A German Freshers Week

Germany’s take on Freshers Week is…different. Forget going out every night, trying out all the night clubs, loud pre-drinks in every pantry and girls wearing next-to-no clothes in the unforgivingly cold Scottish winds. I would even go as far as saying that Tübingen doesn’t have a Freshers Week as such. However, this does not mean a Freshers Week in Tübingen is boring. In fact, quite the opposite. Continue reading “A German Freshers Week”

Uni Application from Hell

When I first told people that I was moving to Germany they all quickly replied asking if I was nervous. They’d watch me intently as I calculated a suitable answer. Truthfully, I was extremely nervous one second, then genuinely excited to move country the next. I guess I just had no idea what to expect but having moved away from home before made me somehow calm(-ish) when I needed to be. Continue reading “Uni Application from Hell”

Welcome & What To Expect

When I was in my last year of school, it was pretty much drilled into our minds that we would go to a respectable university in Britain to study a respectable degree. Which fair enough worked out for some of my classmates, but for me lead to an extremely turbulent 2 years after leaving school.  Continue reading “Welcome & What To Expect”