Day 6

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Day Six Woke up at about 6am on the overnight sleeper train. Slept surprisingly well! The rocking motion of the train knocked me right out, although I am glad I brought my ear buds; some people struggled to sleep properly with the noise of the train engine. The view we woke up to was incredible […]

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Beijing Blessings

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Dakota – Core Curriculum Beijing Program, ACU Winter Break 2016 Studying abroad is an experience like none other. It allows you to enjoy a destination while expanding your mind, learning and making life long friends. Recently, I was given the opportunity to study in Beijing and to do exactly that. Stepping on the plane and flying […]

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Daily Life in Shanghai

From the very first waking hours Shanghai offers a wide variety of options all located near ESSCA. There are many various experiences on offer from breakfast in an all american pancake house to joining the locals enjoying tai chi in the local park. As classes usually start at 9:30, there is time to grab some […]

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ESSCA Shanghai- Academic matters

Steph is currently studying in China and shares her academic experience… I will now write a small section briefly about each course. International Monetary Governance- International Monetary governance taught me about the existence of SOEs (State owned Enterprises) and TVEs (Township and village enterprises) and their overall impact on the Chinese economy. This subject contained […]

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