The trains running through this historic railway station honoured my neighbourhood with 27 traffic jams a day.
There is a phenomenon quietly sweeping through China, aptly named ‘xiàoyuán dài' or 'campus loans’, through which university students are falling rapidly into debt with little way out. Young people on university campuses are being targeted by online finance companies who give out loans or brand new iPhones, with no down payment required. Most of [...]
My own education is my most valuable asset. It anchors me, allows me my freedom and never stops growing. Why did it take me so long to begin sharing that passion with a captive audience?
This is an interview I did in July about the Beijing Student Forum 2013, which was published in the Chinese Times, in Chinese of course. 1. Why were you interested in the UK-China forum and Generation UK Campaign? I was interested in the UK-China Student Forum in May this year because I have a deep-seated [...]
When I set off from London on my way to the 2013 Student Forum in Beijing I didn’t know what to expect. I had a Chinese visa in my passport and a few pages of information about the itinerary of the week; it all seemed very formal and businesslike, and I wasn’t sure I even [...]