Words from the wise – Ralph Fiennes

May 30, 2012 6:50 pm1 comment
Words from the wise – Ralph Fiennes

What can I say about Ralph Fiennes that hasn’t already been said? Some time ago now, I guess it must have been mid November I found myself sitting more or less front row (alright it was front row) admiring a scruffily dressed and bearded Ralph Fiennes.  The occasion was one […]

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Budapest – an old man with a young soul.

May 29, 2012 4:45 pm2 comments
Budapest – an old man with a young soul.

If I could give any traveller one piece of advice it would be this – give all the obvious destinations a break, Europe has much more than Paris, London or Milan to offer. Having exhausted Paris, I felt it due to spread my wings and find a new corner of […]

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Russia in the Eyes of a Year Abroad Student

May 17, 2012 6:10 pm0 comments
Russia in the Eyes of a Year Abroad Student

Russia is a place of great contrast, yet also at the same time, it is home to a large number of paradigms. It is a country, which to the most part in Britain remains shrouded in mystery and intrigue. Having removed the shackles of the old USSR regime, she is, […]

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University: A truly international experience.

May 16, 2012 1:42 pm0 comments
University: A truly international experience.

Many students choose their local University for study, but Danish Diwan’s University of choice; approximately 5,000 miles away from his home, certainly made him notice a culture difference or two. University is generally regarded as a major part of one’s life. A journey of self-discovery: learning exciting new subjects and […]

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Leveson inquiry for the young people

May 14, 2012 2:50 pm0 comments
Leveson inquiry for the young people

‘9 out of 10 stories on young people don’t report what they say’  ‘Less than 1 in 4 stories are positive about young people’ These are a couple of many sad but true statistics that portray the majority of young people negatively in the press and media, however, there is […]

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The bizarre nature of the oral exam

May 10, 2012 6:19 pm1 comment
The bizarre nature of the oral exam

In two hours time I will be sitting very nervously in front of two French university professors and a microphone, armed with an oral essay with a few nifty subjunctives shoved up my sleeve. It’s the first French oral exam that counts since I started at uni, and they really […]

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