By: Vivien Lee, past exchange student to the National University of Singapore
After all the research and paperwork, you’re almost ready to go abroad! One problem: you haven’t finished packing. Prepare yourself for unconventional situations while studying abroad with these five packing items. Having them on hand will save you time and money!
1. Compact wireless router
Most campuses and dorms in BC are connected to wireless internet, but don’t assume it’s the same abroad. When I went to study abroad in Singapore (a technologically advanced country) I was surprised to find that my dorm room didn’t have wireless internet. The only access to the internet was through an Ethernet cable and my laptop didn’t have an Ethernet port.
I ended up pu...