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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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Father's Day

Thoughtful gifts to buy or make this Father’s Day

Having a family that lives hours away meant that I started thinking about Father’s Day back in early May, worried about where to buy gifts and how I was going to get them sent safely to my family up North. Non-essential retail stores in both shopping centres and the high

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COVID-19

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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Current students

What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, this year it is estimated to begin on the 23rd of April and predicted to end on the 23rd of May. Every year the start date varies and is decided at the sighting of the moon. Muslims spend the entire month

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Advice

Revision Tips!

Exam season seems right around the corner and you may be worrying about when to start revision and what is the best way to begin. Or maybe you haven’t really thought about it yet and this is can be your reminder. Looking for some helpful revision tips? Look no further.

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Advice

Student Finance Top Tips

Our very own student Anmbrin who has been through the finance application process herself provides you with her top tips. Applying to study at university can be a daunting time with so many forms and such little time. It can seem so complicated, with you feeling as though you are

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Tips

Thoughtful Mother’s Day gift under £30

With Mother’s Day less than 2 week away, we thought we’d share a few gift ideas for loved ones this Mother’s Day. Buying thoughtful gifts doesn’t have to cost a fortune, you’ll see what we mean… Persanalised jigsaw puzzle – £6.90 If your mum, nan or guardian enjoy making puzzles,

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Advice

Student Finance

There are two main costs when thinking about your degree programme: Tuition Fees – cost of the course Between £6,000- £9,250 Maintenance costs – cost of living Think about your accommodation, travel, food and course materials. Tuition Fee Loan Covers all of the student’s tuition fees (£6,000-£9,250) Non-means tested and

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