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Hometown / Country: Manchester, UK
Qualifications: International Baccalaureate - English Literature, Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level, Maths, Psychology and French at Standard Level
Degree: Physiological Sciences
Stage of Study: Second Year
Interests at Uni: Reading, Creative Writing, RockSoc Executive Committee, LGBT and Feminist Society, Baking Society, Running, Yoga (I basically never stand still)

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Top tips to balance uni & part-time wo...

As a student who juggles part-time work with university, society doings and extra-curricular volunteering, I’d like to think I know a thing or two about time management. So here are my Top 5 Tips for making money whilst getting your degree.

Top Tips For Stress-Free Revision

Whether you’re revising for your A-levels, for final International Baccalaureate exams, or you’re a university student cramming for exams that count towards your final degree, there are plenty of things you can do to make sure you get the best out of your revision, without losing sleep over it. Here are my 5 top tips!
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5 Reasons To Join a Committee

Over the course of your time at University, you’ll have the chance to get involved with societies, to go to socials, or play sports, meet new people and try new things. Around this time of year, societies have their AGMs (Annual General Meetings), where they discuss the society and whether or not changes can be
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The Courier

  The Courier is our award-winning student newspaper. Written for students by students, it’s published weekly, to be found around campus every Monday afternoon. Whether you’re poring over the crossword in between lectures, trying to keep up to date with current affairs, or laughing at the latest blind date feature (they’re either uplifting in a
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In My Shoes – A Day As A Physiologic...

7.00am – My first alarm goes off – this is usually snoozed, because I don’t believe in getting up straight away. 7.15am – It’s been an intense fifteen minutes of thinking ‘NO. NOT YET.’ But I have to get up now for a shower (so I can beat the housemate who’s on my course to
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Lunch Between Lectures – The Top Fiv...

It’s a well-documented fact that every student will make one resolution; to stop eating out. We all do it – we promise ourselves we’ll get up early and make a sandwich/cook some pasta; leave our cards at home so we don’t succumb to Greggs (etc.). Well, another fact of uni life is that you’ll never
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