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Christmas 2019

New Year’s Resolutions by Student Anmbrin

As 2019 draws to a close, a time where traditions of making New Year’s resolutions falls upon us. Creating New Year’s resolutions can be an amazing way to change your life, this is due to the fact that the New Year can be a time filled with hope and prosperity

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Advice

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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Advice

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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Advice

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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Advice

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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Trending

7 random acts of kindness

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” – Princess Diana When people visit Newman, they tend to describe the place as ‘warm’ and ‘welcoming’ and the staff and students as ‘happy’

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Advice

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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Current students

7 of the best Halloween movies

Scary movie season is upon us and nothing is quite as fun as setting up a movie marathon on Halloween night! So we’ve put together the top 7 classic Halloween movies perfect for horror-enthusiasts! Halloween (2018) Watch the 2018 sequel to the original Halloween (1978).  A slasher film, following a

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Accommodation

How to find your accommodation during Clearing

Searching for a place to live when going to uni can be stressful, even more so if you didn’t get the grades you were hoping for or changed your mind on the uni / course you want to study and found yourself in Clearing. However, finding and applying for accommodation

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