Hiya! As the module drew to a close, we had one last task to complete: our final exam! On Monday afternoon (4pm on the dot) we had our assessment in the computer room. To be honest, it didn't get off to the greatest of starts. Since it's technically the university holidays, the IT block was… Continue reading #12 Exams and an Eventful Ending // Study Abroad Series
Hiya! During our final weekend in KL, we were all gearing up for Monday's exam. Given that we'd had around 15 hours of lectures with very little time to revise, our intention was to buckle down and spend a couple of days in the library. However, a couple of friends and I decided to put… Continue reading #11 Rainbow Steps and Revision // Study Abroad Series
Hiya! As the course drew to a close, it was finally time to get down to the part that none of us liked; assessments. The module was going to be assessed via a group presentation (40% of our grade) and an online exam (60% of our grade). On the final Wednesday of the module, we… Continue reading #10 NearPod and Notes // Study Abroad Series
Hiya! At 8:40am on Thursday morning, we all met up on the ground floor of our accommodation as usual, ready for the short walk to breakfast. However, this morning, we were not alone. A certain feline friend was lounging on the sofa, stretched out as content as can be! A morning nap. When we first… Continue reading #09 Cats, Cockroaches and a Cool Experiment // Study Abroad Series
Hiya! After having some lectures on Tuesday, we had a day of exciting visits planned on Wednesday! Our first stop was in the heart of KL, at the Dignity for Children Foundation. This is a charity that provides care and education to children in poverty, more specifically designed as a refugee learning centre. We'd been… Continue reading #08 Teaching Refugees and Tung Shin Hospital // Study Abroad Series
Hiya! Today's lectures delved into a topic that none of us were particularly familiar with; Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). We were greeted by a lady who was a TCM practitioner, as she explained that TCM is widely used in Malaysia. Rather than turning to 'modern' medicine for a cure, some patients prefer to seek relief… Continue reading #07 Yin, Yang and a Yummy Fruit // Study Abroad Series
Hiya! Today marks two years since I started this blog! Over this past year, I've achieved a couple of blogging milestones: writing 100 posts and reaching 100 followers! Here's a snapshot of my content from the past 12 months: I've been writing about my university experience through my Med School Diaries, taking you with me… Continue reading Two Years of Blogging!