Crunching Numbers: Degrees That Pay Off

November 27, 2014 3:37 pm0 comments
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For those trying to decide the best degree program to enrol in, you may have already narrowed your choices to one that pays extremely well. The most in demand jobs will be STEM jobs: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics related fields. To add to being well paid, you’ll want to […]

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Staying in hostels when you are not 18 anymore

3:28 pm0 comments
Staying in hostels when you are not 18 anymore

My student years have taught me I am certainly not 18 anymore. An all-night party makes me tired the day after and I don’t deal with hangovers as easily as I used to. I am 23, sometimes  feeling a little older. It’s ok, being 23 is not too old, but […]

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Uni: Drink, Dance, Sleep, Repeat

October 16, 2014 1:50 pm1 comment
Uni: Drink, Dance, Sleep, Repeat

Stumbling through the door of your Uni halls, vision blurred and loudly singing your favourite song as your housemates groan at your intrusive and thunderous entrance. I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been in this position if you’ve experienced the carnage of Freshers, for better or worse. Last […]

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Procrastination: my favorite mirror

September 5, 2014 7:34 pm0 comments
Procrastination: my favorite mirror

The most ironic aspect of this whole endeavor I am  undertaking (that is, writing an article) is that I am really supposed to be studying for not one, but two exams, both of which are looming with the same eerily depressing allure of a storm cloud. The thing about storm clouds is that […]

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Labour announces benefit reform for Britain’s unemployed youth

June 23, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
Labour announces benefit reform for Britain’s unemployed youth

On 19 June Ed Miliband outlined Labour’s welfare reform proposing to deny some young unemployed people benefits dependent on their willingness to partake in training. His proposal is that those people under the age of 21 who are applying for Job Seekers Allowance and are not trained should have to […]

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Housemate Drama

March 20, 2014 2:18 pm1 comment
Housemate Drama

A student house – in theory, a Utopian-style existence: you are free to live with your chosen few, are free from the shackles of living in Halls with the messy/weird/loud/argumentative student who you’d never be compatible with in a million years, there are no more dreaded fire drills, and there […]

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The Coalition Loan Sharks: Privatisation of Student Loans Now Certain

March 3, 2014 10:30 am0 comments
The Coalition Loan Sharks: Privatisation of Student Loans Now Certain

Recent government legislation has confirmed another coalition-enforced blow to higher education. Currently, any student who has purchased a loan post-1990 faces further monetary concerns and debts after they leave university. As we all know too well, an atypical UK or EU undergraduate who commenced their studies in 2012 will end […]

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