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”
I’d never heard of ‘Verbindungen’ until I first visited Tübingen in February earlier this year. Considering there is no British equivalent, I was seriously intrigued and somewhat bewildered that it existed in Germany. So what are Verbindungen?
Continue reading “Verbindung? Huh?”
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”
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”
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”