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Ghost towns are upon us!
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Ghost towns are upon us!

July 21st, 2008

I’ve been to a few universities here in the UK over the past couple of weeks. Some have been like ghost towns with not many students really anywhere. Whereas other universities, especially city based ones, have been vibrant and busy like little towns – some of them have been the busiest I’ve seen! Most of […]

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Uni Libraries  –  I’m all confused!
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Uni Libraries – I’m all confused!

October 22nd, 2007

University libraries are generally extensive and are located in huge buildings, like Newcastle University Library (UK) in the picture to the left. With thousands of students on campus each day, studying a wide array of subjects, the library has to stock a vast amount of material. If you think of the course you are on, […]

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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job
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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job

October 17th, 2007

Heard this one alot huh? So did I when I was studying for my first degree and still do today, even though I work all the hours under the sun (and after it goes down too!). But creating a schedule to commit yourself to is a must. Treating your university life as a 9-5 job […]

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Lectures – are they really worth the time?
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Lectures – are they really worth the time?

October 10th, 2007

Lectures come in all shapes and forms, and they differ from lecturer to lecturer; university to university and even country to country. They can be ‘produced’ through a professor ‘lecturing to students’ and students sitting and taking notes, through interaction between everyone, through to a guest lecturer providing valuable information in your subject field. Do […]

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Beating Freshers Flu
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Beating Freshers Flu

September 25th, 2007

Some of you will have already experienced freshers week, be slap bang in the middle of it, or maybe looking forward to it next week, but by the end of it you will have seen a few new sites, met some new people and drank lots! But, all the commotion, partying and meeting new friends […]

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