Student Life

Why Are Extra-Curricular Activities Important?

A lot of people say that extra-curricular activities are great for your CV. It is certainly true but this is not the only reason why you should be involved in them during your university life. Extra-curricular activities broaden your overall university life experience. They allow you to make new friends, develop new skills and try…

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What Is Clearing and How Do You Get The Best Results Out Of It?

There are a number of reasons why you would be part of the Clearing process: You didn’t get the results that you were expecting and now need to find an alternative university place You missed the deadline (30 June) You rejected the existing offers You can use UCAS if you: Didn’t manage to get any…

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Lecture vs Seminar vs Visit Hours – What Are The Differences?

Depending on your university, your lectures can be delivered to 30 or 200 people. The main thing to note is that lectures are there to deliver a lot of information to a large number of people. The questions are usually asked at the end and the information is likely to be easily available to you…

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Should You Live on Campus or Rent a House?

It is scary enough to move out of your parent’s house, but now you also need to decide where to live whilst at University. I have tried both options and I can only share my own experience (and retrospective thoughts) with you. Houses are great. But not for the first year of uni. In the…

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Best Jobs to Have While at University

While I was studying at University, I always heard that getting a job while studying a degree with lots of contact hours is impossible. Not true. Not even a little bit. If there is a will, there is a way. It’s important to understand that any kind of job can add valueto your CV. A future…

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