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Applying for Student Finance

Posted on 24 March 2019 by Gee

It is the time of year where students starting University in September need to start thinking about confirming their places and sorting out their student finance! First and foremost, you should finalize your first choice University and your insurance choice. For more advice about which University to attend and which course to take, please follow
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How to manage your money at university!

Posted on 19 March 2019 by Phoebe

You’ll realise very quickly that money is a big talking point at Uni. It is a slightly different experience coming from Guernsey, as you don’t get student finance and most Uni’s charge slightly higher tuition fees. This can often put Channel Island students in a harder situation, with many students deciding they need to work
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What to Take to Uni: The Essential Checklist

Posted on 8 March 2019 by Ellie

I remember that feeling very well. The feeling of complete pre-uni panic surrounding what I will bring with me to my room in my halls of residence. Needless to say that panic was basically for nothing seeing as I only lived 2 hours away and was either home or had visitors every few weeks. However,
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From Guernsey to Cardiff

Posted on 28 February 2019 by Phoebe

Living in the Channel Islands can seem like a bit of a dream world. You feel safe, you know everyone and are surrounded by gorgeous beaches and scenery. For these reasons, moving to a capital city can be quite daunting and can definitely make you feel nervous about taking the leap. After finishing my International
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University Interview top tips!

Posted on 13 February 2019 by Oliver

Hello everyone! I remember A Levels well and what stood out to me was the UCAS application. It took so much time, and let’s not even mention the personal statement! Well sadly, some students have another hurdle they have to overcome…the dreaded interview! As a (lucky) survivor of university interviews, I thought I’d write a
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My Experience of University Life So Far

Posted on 30 January 2019 by Katie

Everyone’s first semester at university is bound to be different. It’s a major step up from high school or college – bringing new friends, new places and new experiences. My experience has been a mix of both positive times and challenges which I had already anticipated before starting. After an interview with The Seren Network
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Adapting to University – VLOG

Posted on 17 January 2019 by Gee

Welcome to the last video blog of three, talking about different aspects of University. In this video, I discuss how I adapted to University life – especially living in University accommodation and making friends! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to leave them in the comments below!
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Student Life Vlogs – Making Friends

Posted on 15 January 2019 by Dan

I’m back from the USA! Hello again! I’m back from Arizona with a new Vlog. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make any more videos during my time at Northern Arizona University (NAU) as I was so busy with studying and travelling, but I had an amazing time nonetheless. This episode is all about making and
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What happens in January for University students?

Posted on 11 January 2019 by Gee

Happy New Year everybody! I hope everyone had lovely holidays and a nice, deserved break. I know I really enjoyed going home and spending time with my loved ones – especially my puppy and cat. After our joyous Christmas and New Year Celebrations, I am now back at University. However, I have not jumped straight
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