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How to get into student media: part II

If you missed part I of this post, which was about student journalism, you can find it here. Breaking into any creative industry is no easy feat, but to land a job in TV you need lots of enthusiasm, creativity and — somewhat unsurprisingly — work experience. It takes hard graft to get into TV,
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Top Tips for Assignment Success

Writing challenging assignments and meeting deadlines can be really daunting. Staring at a blank page can make you feel defeatist, as I am sure many students can appreciate. It can feel like a never-ending task, so here are my tips to tackling assignments in a sensible and healthy way in order to get the results
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How not to get involved in your first year

Being a final year student I have had to sit through countless “how to succeed in real life”, “what to do when you’re not a student”, “how to make it in the real world” lectures and the take away messages from them all have been the same. You need to have more on your CV
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Top Ways To Save Your Money

Worried about your finances at uni? Well, I thought I’d write a blog post today to try and help current and potential students save money at uni. Saving money as a student doesn’t mean you have to live the life of a hermit in a cold room while your flatmates go out partying. But, there
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How not to choose your university

When people tell you how not to choose your university they will nearly always say ‘Don’t pick one because your best friend/boyfriend/girlfriend is going/goes there’. This is sound advice – you should choose your university based on what YOU want to study and were YOU want to go. You’ll make new friends wherever you go,
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How NOT to write your personal statement

Writing your personal statement is one of the most important parts of the university application process. It’s a chance to really show off your best bits and highlight those special qualities that make you stand out from the crowd. It can seem daunting at first, but I promise it doesn’t have to be that hard!
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