• House hunting (international students edition)

    Looking for a house during your second year can be a lot of work, but this experience will help you understand many small aspects of what makes your life. To start with, I would recommend shortlisting a few properties minimum a week in advance (to avoid the sudden rise in demand for accommodation during the […]

  • In conversation with Professor. Dale

    Pro. Kim Dale is Assistant Vice-Principal (International) of the University and the Associate Dean (International) of the School of Life Sciences and Professor of Molecular Developmental Biology. Her work focuses on the countless mechanisms that shape different stages of embryological development. She was awarded a University research fellowship by the Royal Society of London when […]

  • Journey of evaluation

    Choosing an optional module can be confusing. And after choosing a programming-related module in my first semester, I decided to choose something a little beyond my current academic scope. Hence, I choose BS12008. My experience with BS12008 – Introduction to Scientific enterprise has been interesting. I took this module to understand the evaluation process that […]

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  • A subdued ailment

    These past two years have helped us realize the widespread devastation that a pandemic can cause, and we as humans are trying to work our way out of this crisis, but what about the pandemic that has grappled this world before the current crisis and has only gotten worse with the widespread reach of COVID-19? […]

  • Good books to keep you company…

    Books have always kept me company being an introvert, so here are a few books that I came across and enjoyed thoroughly. Circe by Madeline Miller. If you are someone who enjoys Greek mythology, you should indulge in this book. It is a retelling of the Odyssey through the point of view of Circe- who […]

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  • Happy International Mother Earth Day!

    In these gripping times, our planet needs to be protected from the ongoing pandemic and the surging climate change devouring it by the day. And today, the 22nd of April is celebrated as International Mother Earth Day.Isn’t it interesting how we refer to the planet as a mother? This rather abiotic being nurtures and cares […]

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  • Packing to go back home (International Students edition)

    After a somewhat restrictive first year at the university, I took many take away with me as I packed to go back home. There was a lot that needed to be done before leaving, and here are a few tips that might be useful for international students as they prepare to head back home. Storage […]

  • Gearing up for the remaining semester (life science edition)

    Honestly, the second semester has been a little difficult so far. The amount of course work has increased and so has the difficulty of the CMAs, but it is important to get back on track for the remaining coursework, so here are a few tips to get back on track: Irrespective of how you have […]

  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    Science is defined as “the knowledge about the structure and behavior of the natural and physical world, based on facts that you can prove” by the oxford dictionary; it is the quest for curiosity that coincides with the laws of nature. A trait that dominates the essence of human consciousness, irrespective of the gender. And […]

  • A review of my 2020

    Amongst the roller coaster ride of 2020, there were a few moments of light. After getting accepted into the university, I was excited about the upcoming university life, but the pandemic’s impact forced me to explore different aspects of exploring my life. I am happy to share a few things that I enjoyed in 2020. […]