Post Tagged with: "university"

How To Learn A Language

July 31, 2015 10:19 am0 comments
How To Learn A Language

For any of those studying languages at degree level, you will understand the long hard slog that’s been necessary to get to this point, and you might still feel that there are mountain ranges standing between you and fluency. Most of the time you might be so dejected it’s just […]

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The Future: The land of the unknown

April 15, 2015 3:41 pm0 comments
The Future: The land of the unknown

As of late, my life has been filled with questions about what my plans for the future are going to involve. ”Are you going to University?” this is a question that myself along with others have been wanting to know this answer to. Before I moved to Australia, going to […]

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Netflix’s Top 5 Shows

January 5, 2015 5:15 pm0 comments
Netflix’s Top 5 Shows

Being a student, I’ve watched quite a bit of Netflix. Especially now I’m not a student after dropping out of Uni and currently unemployed (I’m trying, honest). I’m pretty sure Netflix has been my life support for the last few weeks and over the last 6 months it has saved […]

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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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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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The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

January 23, 2014 3:10 pm0 comments
The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

The current acceptance of the online currency ‘bitcoin’ is divided. This week, it was declared that Cumbria University would allow payment for tuition fees in bitcoins. What makes this cyber-currency so attractive, yet also unsettling, for so many organisations? Is the bitcoin truly as good as it sounds, or could […]

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