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Advice from a Graduate: Considering your options after university

“What are you planning to do after graduating?” is a question that often strikes fear into the hearts of final year students. This time last year, I knew that whatever I ended up doing, I wanted to feel like I was making a difference. I think that a lot of students feel that way, especially… Continue reading Advice from a Graduate: Considering your options after university

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Advice From a Graduate: Freshers Week.

Moving into halls can be daunting, especially for the shy and introverted. Speaking as someone who was shy and introverted and chose to live with 21 other people during her first year at uni, I think I can definitely give out some useful advice to those who are nervous. Here are my top tips for… Continue reading Advice From a Graduate: Freshers Week.

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10 Things I Learnt at University

So I graduated last month and I finally feel able to talk about it. It seems weird, but I’ve probably been putting off addressing this huge milestone because it doesn’t quite seem real, or perhaps rather I don’t want it to be. I’ve popped down ten things that I’ve learnt during my three years at… Continue reading 10 Things I Learnt at University

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How To Plan Your Time Effectively as a Student

Student life is busy. You’re juggling a degree with all these other things; possibly a part-time job or volunteering in a society or team as well as needing time for a social life and your own health. It can be tough. I sometimes find it hard to focus on my day when I have so… Continue reading How To Plan Your Time Effectively as a Student

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Student | Make Your Student Room Feel Like Home

I was never homesick in my first year but I knew people who were. Of course, a few candles and posters aren’t going to replace your parents or your cat but I do believe they can go a long way to making a space your own. In most cases, your bedroom at University will be… Continue reading Student | Make Your Student Room Feel Like Home

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Student | What to pack for your first year at University!

You can never be too early to start planning for university and this time 2 years ago I was scanning the internet for helpful advice on what to take! Of course there will be something you forget – I arrived with a suitcase full of clothes but no coat hangers for example – but advice… Continue reading Student | What to pack for your first year at University!