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Class – why bother?

April 9, 2013 12:47 pm0 comments
Class – why bother?

I haven’t quite yet finished my degree – I’m just about to finish my second year reading Welsh and Politics at Cardiff University – but I am educated. I got 460 UCAS points, thank you very much. I’m the type of person who listens to Classic FM when I’m writing […]

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Who do you want to be?

March 7, 2013 6:51 pm8 comments
Who do you want to be?

As a third-year University student, I am used to my family and friends ask me what I’m ‘going to do’ when I graduate. This question makes my stomach drop. In the past year alone, I have decided that I was going to pursue careers in marketing, nursing, modelling (don’t laugh, […]

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Why vote for the Conservative Party? The Lost Generation

February 13, 2013 2:00 pm6 comments
Why vote for the Conservative Party? The Lost Generation

Aneurin Bevan, the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party between 1959-1960 once said ‘‘No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. ..So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.’’ Quite […]

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Londoners: The ones who DONT push my buttons

February 5, 2013 8:22 pm0 comments
Londoners: The ones who DONT push my buttons

Being originally from the county of Kent just south of the Nation’s capital there are several things that naturally, an outsider will have to adapt to when spending large amounts of time in London. Whether it be the crowds of people pushing their way onto the tube, the Tap in Tap out […]

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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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Why Eighteen is the Perfect Age to Be

January 3, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Eighteen is the Perfect Age to Be

Having just turned nineteen and waiting for the beginning of my second term at university, I was initially looking forward to what the new year had to offer: settling into university, enjoying a long summer holiday, then moving in with new people at the beginning of the next academic year. Then […]

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EDUCATION: A DEGREE OF THOUGHT

September 21, 2012 1:51 pm0 comments
EDUCATION: A DEGREE OF THOUGHT

There are two things in Downing Street that are unbalanced: the budget and the Liberals. A tragic confluence of both has been the catalyst for a spate of student protests about tuition fees. More money. Everyone wants more money. But what many seem to forget amidst the throes of their […]

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All You Need Is… Money?

August 6, 2012 5:00 pm5 comments
All You Need Is… Money?

Having very recently graduated from a well-respected English university, it is with a relatively small amount of regret that I admit; I have not yet found myself a place on the much-revered graduate employment scene. I am currently working part-time at a supermarket, as I have been doing since I […]

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