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Blog posts from Postgraduate MSc Taught students in the School of Engineering.

  • Handmade Dumplings—the critical food in many regions of China during Spring Festival

    In 2019, February the 5th was the Lunar New Year’s Day, also known as traditional Spring Festival in China. It is the most important festival in China and many East Asian countries as Christmas Day is in western countries.

  • Cranachan - a traditional Scottish dessert made with whisky

    In late January in Scotland it is traditional to celebrate the life and poetry of our national poet, Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), the author of many Scots poems. It is celebrated by holding a traditional Scottish meal - a Burns Supper - on or near the poet's birthday, the 25th o

  • The view from the top of St Paul's Cathedral, London

    St Paul's Cathedral is a very impressive Anglican cathedral in central London which has a magnificent dome that can be seen from across the city. It is the largest cathedral in UK and the fifth largest in the world.

  • Volos, Greece

    Hello guys. I wish you all a Happy New Year filled with much success and joy and good luck with your exam results! In this blog, I will give you a brief description about my Christmas holidays in Greece and some of the cities, which are a ‘must’ to visit, especially during the summer.

  • The Greenwich Observatory is fantastic place which possesses the zero degree longitude line and the starting point of the World Time. The buildings are located on a small hill near the Thames in London and there is a big green park at the foot of the hill where many locals walk their dogs.

  • Night scene of Djemaa el Fna

    My friend and I went on a trip to Morocco during the winter vacation. We arrived Rabat on 12.27 from London and drove to Casablanca, which is the biggest city and a beautiful coastal in this country at the same night. We then visited the Hassan II Mosque, the third largest mosque in the world.

  • I had a wonderful holiday in Scotland exploring the lochs, mountains and historic monuments of the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye. Although it is winter, the scenery there is still amazing.

  • It is nearing our final exams so there is a lot of work needing to be finished. At 7 o’clock in the morning, diligent students are already in the university library ready to begin another day of studying.

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