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New Year’s Resolutions for Students

Each year on the last day of December we make a promise to ourselves, that we will study more, go out less, eat healthier, attend the gym regularly… But by February most of these resolutions are broken. We’ve listed 7 New Year’s Resolutions students should make and keep to. Plan,

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Revising during the festive period

Are you looking forward to the Christmas break but also feeling like you’re pushing the thought of January exams and assignments to the back of your mind? Having to revise over Christmas may feel like you are punishing yourself and that you’d rather be doing anything else but. Don’t worry!

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10 Awesome Christmas Gifts for £10 and under!

It’s that time of year again where people are full of festive cheer and it’s time to start thinking about what Christmas gifts to buy for loved ones or, as your Secret Santa gifts. And since it’s almost Christmas, you might need to tighten your belts. This is why we’ve

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Mince Pies, Tinsel and a little bit of study prep

Christmas is usually a time spent with friends and family, putting your feet up after completing the first part of the academic year, and racing to choose your favourite chocolate out of the tub of Celebrations. As much as all you want to do is relax, it is important to

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4 Tips on Managing your Health and Well-being at University

Student Anmbrin shares 4 tips on managing your health and well-being while at university. Finding and creating a work-life balance as a student is crucial in order to optimise your perfect student experience and achieve the best grades possible. If you’ve not found what works for you, continue reading and

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7 Easy Acts of Kindness

Kindness begins with thoughtfulness, empathy and intent to make someone else happy. In today’s ‘head-in-smartphone’ culture we can easily forget the importance of actively being kind to one another, and especially initiating random acts of kindness which may inspire others to pay it forward and so on. Here are Multimedia

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Thinking of changing courses at university?

Sometimes we question the decisions we make and choosing what course you want to study at university is quite a big one. If you find yourself having doubts over whether you have chosen the right course at university, it is not something you should ignore. It is important to talk

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10 of the best veggie restaurants to eat in Birmingham

Our student Anmbrin Amjid discusses the most delicious vegetarian eateries in Birmingham! 2019 was the year that gave vegans and vegetarians more options in the mainstream food market, with stores such as KFC offering the ‘imposter burger’ and Greggs creating the ‘Vegan Sausage Roll’. Despite this, finding restaurants that deliver

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The UCAS Process

Universities will receive your applications through UCAS, therefore it is important you complete your application correctly with all the relevant information .Your UCAS application is going to highlight your decision to study at University, the qualifications you hold and an opportunity for a teacher/employer to give you a reference. There

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