Category: CODE International

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Chinese New Year 2021

01 February 2021

The Biggest event in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year is centuries old and has only gained in its significance because of several myths and customs. As it is tied into the lunar calendar, the date changes each year. Typically, it begins with the new moon that occurs between the end of January and the […]

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Travel and visa updates for International Students

06 July 2020

If you are an international student and will be arriving or returning to the UK to start studying in September/October you may be wondering what new Government announcements around visas and 14-day, self-isolation mean to you. Also, which countries don’t require you to quarantine. The important thing to remember is that the Government is dedicated […]

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Deciding to travel to the UK

08 June 2020

Andreea* is a CODE resident but initially decided to return home to Eastern Europe when the first Covid-19 cases started to occur. However, a few months later she returned to the UK and her studio. Here she explains why she decided to come back and what it was like travelling with restrictions. By the point […]

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CODE’s International Work Experience Program

07 July 2017

CODE extends a very warm welcome to Jessica Tsang who joins our international work experience program eager to learn about the hospitality industry in the UK particularly relating to International Students. Jessica has already travelled extensively around the Far East and is looking forward to exploring Europe although is currently studying Business & Economics at […]

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CODE Broadcast Live to Chinese Students with their partners Uhouzz

24 February 2017

CODE is a very popular destination for International Students and this was underlined when one of China‚Äôs largest educational agencies asked if they could conduct a live broadcast from CODE directly back to China to about 1000 eager students who wanted to know more about what life was like here in Leicester – as the […]

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Braunstone Gate Community Mural

31 May 2016

As part of the Braunstone Gate Places for People initiative Laura and a team from CODE Students rolled up their sleeves and got their paintbrushes out to leave a memorable mark on Leicester befitting their time at University. The mural reflects the vibrant multi-cultural community around Braunstone Gate and celebrates the recent success “The Foxes” […]

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