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Whoniversity?

January 17, 2014 11:30 am0 comments
Whoniversity?

Everyone thinks of going to university as the chance to reinvent themselves. For many it will be the first time that they won’t be living at home, making the decisions for themselves away from the watchful eyes of their parents. That party happening at a friend’s house? You’re there. Those […]

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Don’t Ask Me Why I Don’t Drink

January 8, 2014 2:36 pm1 comment
Don’t Ask Me Why I Don’t Drink

It’s not that I religiously don’t drink… This festive season, I’ve had more than two glasses of mead, and a little sup of mulled wine.  The latter, I had half a glass of while out at the Christmas Markets and from it did get very merry.  But that was in the […]

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The Best Years Of Your Life, Right?

December 10, 2013 5:31 pm1 comment
The Best Years Of Your Life, Right?

I realized the other day that the reason I had been so anxious about graduating was because of the amount of pressure that’s placed on the university experience. These years should apparently be ‘the best ones of your life’, and so something must be wrong with you if you don’t […]

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Should Media Studies and Drama Be Abandoned in Our Schools?

November 18, 2013 2:10 pm1 comment
Should Media Studies and Drama Be Abandoned in Our Schools?

“The arts are an even better barometer for what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress…” Henrik Wilem Von Loon I was speaking with an acquaintance of mine a few days ago (I was also wracked with nerves as I was about to […]

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#studentlife

November 14, 2013 2:51 pm1 comment
#studentlife

Poor, cold and grumpy. Those three words about sum up my current experience as a young adult living in a student house with two of my friends. This time last year I was excited. Excited about the prospect of venturing out of halls, sorting out my own bills and not […]

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Besides Employability, 5 Reasons Why You Should Go To University

July 7, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Besides Employability, 5 Reasons Why You Should Go To University

I’ve just graduated from university with First Class Honours in English Literature. Outside is the big bad world of work. What am I doing with my degree? I’m continuing with it; beginning postgraduate studies. So what is it about the university environment that is so appealing and important to students […]

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Students Fight Back: It’s Their Future

April 5, 2013 6:32 pm0 comments
Students Fight Back: It’s Their Future

If our media were to be believed you’d think young people were either too complacent, lazy, self-obsessed, apolitical or too cowed to do anything about the government cuts raining down on us all. You could be forgiven for thinking that students have been doing nothing since the December 9, 2010 […]

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Reality: When it hits, you know it

January 30, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Reality: When it hits, you know it

There comes a point in everybody’s life were reality begins to rear it’s ugly head. This normally happens upon finishing university, being in so much debt that you’re considering prostitution and realising you’re probably not going to get a job. When this eventually happens it’s back to square one.  Yes, back to […]

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