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The Art of Being Broke

Posted on 21 February 2020 by Monique

How to live on a student budget and still have fun While student life is notorious for both disciplined studying and wild nights out, excelling at this one aspect of student life is essential for life – The Art of Being Broke. Most students have only a tiny budget to live off of. Even with
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Finding a Placement Year

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Zoe Petre

A placement year, often known as a sandwich year, provides students with the opportunity to spend 9-12 months working within their chosen industry, gaining valuable skills and experience which will enhance their CV.   It’s an opportunity which should be taken advantage of, however, finding and applying for a placement can be challenging.   Research  Carrying out your research is important so you know exactly what sort of placement you’re looking for, and what
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How to Revise Effectively

Posted on 29 January 2020 by Zoe Petre

Revision can be so stressful, no matter how early we start. I’m going to share a few tips which you can hopefully take on board to make your revision as effective as possible!  Planning  Having a calendar or diary and planning what you do with your time is important in order to prevent wasting time procrastinating.  Start
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My Journey into Medicine

Posted on 28 January 2020 by Ellen

Hi everyone! I am a 2nd year medic and this is my first time blogging! I want to use this platform to inspire and provide guidance to applying to Medicine. I intend to achieve this through my series of blogs called “Medic Tips”, where I will be blogging on different parts of the process highlighted
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A typical day in the life of a student

Posted on 9 October 2019 by Ellie

Lectures The cornerstone of student life has to be lectures. The amount of these that you have is very much dependent on your course. Mine for instance, Journalism and Communications, has 9 hours of lectures and seminars every week. This may not seem a lot compared to something like medicine, however, a primary element of
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How to be the perfect housemate

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Ellie

When you first start university, it can be tough getting used to an entirely new environment, independent living and co-habiting with often, complete strangers. It is not uncommon that tensions rise in certain situations when living in close proximity and under uni deadline stress. However, I have created this guide to help you play your
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