University: Pros and Cons

The Pros and Cons of Going to University

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My favourite books

As you can see, I have a fairly large bookcase. As a literature student, I have to admit, I’m not proud of all of the books on here, there may be some fairly embarrassing titles- including ‘the one direction annual’, many celebrity autobiographies (I had a mini obsession with these) and of course some Nicholas […]

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How I cope with stress

Everyone who knows me knows that I can be a complete stress-head. Fortunately, over the years, I’ve developed some coping mechanisms.  Exercise: My number one thought when I’m stressed is ‘I need to get to the gym’. Exercise is such a good stress reliever. It’s distracting and it gives you a huge dopamine rush- so […]

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Uni Student Money Saving Hacks

Food shopping Good shopping is all about ease.  None of us want to spend half an hour commuting to get our groceries. But, if what’s close to you is ‘Little Waitrose’ or ‘M&S Food’ you may be paying a little more for your average product. The hack here, is to go at specific times. Go […]

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Do you need an English degree?

It was announced this week that publishing company Penguin Random House have deducted the degree requirement for jobs. The move is in the hope that the company will have ‘more varied’ applicants. And is to give “every applicant the opportunity to demonstrate their potential, creativity, strengths and ideas, regardless of their background.” (Via the Huffington […]

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