Reporter 461, 12 February 2001


Welcoming the snake

More than 500 Chinese students celebrated the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Snake, at the City Varieties. The event, organised by The Leeds Chinese Community Association and Leeds Chinese Student and Scholars Association, included traditional Chinese music and dancing.

In her winning essay, My Days Studying in Britain, she wrote about the academic culture shock and how her tutors at Leeds helped her to understand certain Western principles. Her prize was two return tickets from China to the UK and 200 spending money.

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