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COVID-19

2020: Your All Hallows Eve-ning at Home

For many of us across the UK, Halloween will certainly feel a lot different this year. Fancy dress parties with our friends are largely prohibited, cinemas that once showcased our favourite slashers have closed their doors, and perhaps the most frightening of all, youngsters will not have the experience of

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Advice

10 Steps for Success for Students Graduating in 2020

To combat the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK government has implemented some extraordinary measures to keep people safe.  This in turn has caused serious disruption to companies’ workflows, events and normal recruitment processes. As the private and public sector are changing and adapting to the new “normal”, new graduates need to

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Advice

How to make the most out of a ‘Virtual Open Day’

Open days can be a daunting prospect for any potential student wanting to make the transition to higher education. ‘Will I like it here?’ ‘Will I make friends?’ ‘Is university for me?’ These are all questions you might find yourself asking when choosing your prospective universities. The introduction of social

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Activities to do during this bank holiday whilst on lockdown

During this hard and unusual time, you may be struggling for ways to keep your mind occupied. Below I offer suggestions for activities to partake in during this isolation period. This is a tricky period for everyone, so balance between different activities is key. Exercising Daily exercise is a great

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COVID-19

Movies to watch in isolation

For some of us, the news of a nation-wide lockdown was a welcomed excuse to spend more time working on our homes, working on ourselves and our bodies. However, for most of us, the reality is actually a lot of free-time with not a lot to do. With this in

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Advice

Staying connected and engaging with family members and friends

During this difficult and unusual time, you may be struggling for ways to keep your mind occupied (outside of assignments or essays). Below, I offer suggestions for activities to partake in during this isolation period. Engaging with family members Is key to remaining engaged during this quarantine. Some ideas I

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COVID-19

TV recommendations

Now that you won’t be on campus for a while, you might find yourself with free time. How about binge watching some comedies? Or getting lost in fantasy and sci-fi? Here are some shows that can fill your time: Comedies: Friday night dinner (Season 6 out soon) This follows a

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