Leah, studying Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, spent a busy five weeks across several EduCamp programs. Starting in Beijing, she spent one week on the homestay taster program before joining EduCamp Beijing. This was followed by one week volunteering on EduCamp Shijiazhuang before joining the Shanghai homestay taster week then travelling extensively around China afterwards! 

How was your experience on the program?

I had a wonderful time, and really enjoyed experiencing Chinese culture.

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Would you recommend the program to a friend and why?

I’d definitely recommend the program as a way to experience Chinese culture!

What did you learn from taking part in the program?

I learnt a lot about Chinese culture and developed my teaching skills. The experiences was also helpful in improving my confidence talking to large groups.

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What advice would you give to someone considering applying for EduCamp next year?

Be prepared for some communication difficulties but it’s a wonderful opportunity to learn about Chinese culture!

What was your favourite/ most memorable moment?

I particularly enjoyed sightseeing with my host family.


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