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Laura

Hometown / Country: Durham, UK
A Levels: French, English Literature, German
Degree: Modern Languages
Stage of Study: Postgraduate
Interests at Uni: Creative Writing, Modern Languages

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MY BLOG POSTS

10 Truths When You’re Writing A Diss...

1. Cleaning is suddenly a fun activity. There has never been a better time to clean those windows you’ve never cleaned before in your life. And you’ll be much more productive afterwards, right?   2. Lunch is a 4 hour task. You have to prepare your lunch, eat it, relax a bit afterwards, have a
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A Day in the Life of an MLitt Student

I’m currently doing an MLitt in French linguistics, which is a research degree, so I don’t have a strict timetable. I have to organise myself, which means that there is no ‘typical’ day in my life, but I’ll try to give you a glimpse of some of the things I get up to!

5 Best Bits of the Year Abroad

  1. Meeting New People Before leaving, one of my biggest fears was spending a lonely year in some remote corner of France with no friends and no one to talk to. Despite the fact that the town I lived in wasn’t the biggest or most exciting, I needn’t have worried. I lived with 4
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Things to Look Forward to at Uni

1 – Living with friends For most people, university is the first opportunity to move away from home and share a house with friends. It is an amazing experience to live independently for the first time and to live with people you want to spend your time with. There’s always something fun going on and
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Top 5 Revision Tips

Exams are fast approaching, so here are my top 5 tips to get the most out of your revision and manage stress levels as best as you can!   1) Set goals I prefer to set goals in terms of what I want to achieve rather than how much time I should spend revising each
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Deciding what to do for your year abroad

There are usually three options for the Year Abroad: study abroad, work placement or British Council language assistantship. For the more indecisive among us, that’s probably a few too many and with advantages and disadvantages to all three, it can add up to a pretty daunting decision. So what kind of things should you consider
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