International Student

Life as an International Christian Student

20 Jun 2016

1. Hi Swarup, could you tell us a little about yourself, including where and what you study, and your home country?

I am a PhD student looking at Systematic Theology at the University of Edinburgh. My thesis involves exploring an inclusive and open theology in the context...

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How to survive uni as an international student

21 Sep 2015

I still remember when I came to study in the UK. I was expecting most things that I saw once I got to Uni, mostly because they sent me a welcome pack, and they also had a nice video that covered all the bases. There's a few things they did not (could not?) tell me, so I'll try to fill in some...

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Connecting the Spheres: Life as a Christian International Student

23 Sep 2014

One of my all-time favourite poems is Walt Whitman’s ‘A Noiseless, Patient Spider.’ In it, the speaker compares a spider’s meticulous construction of a web to his own experience ‘[c]easelessly musing, venturing, throwing, seeking the spheres to connect them … / Till the gossamer thread you...

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