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Cultural Discrepancies

When deciding to undertake a couple of postgraduate degrees in a different country, you have to prepare for encountering cultural discrepancies. Of course—you might think—that is a no-brainer! When you […]

The Nature of Mistakes

A statement that really got to me watching The Apprentice (US) was: that one of the über-dude judges told one of the apprentices that it was the first time in […]

Arriving at University

US and German cultural scripts in Higher Education crash most obviously during freshers (orientation) week.* Nostalgic social network posts and an American husband’s meticulous following of his Alma Mater freshers’ […]
Arriving at University