Author: theatreticketsandtea

Hello everyone, I'm Jess - a second year Drama student at the University of Worcester. I love to read, perform, blog and bake. I hope you enjoy my posts on all things lifestyle, culture and university. Happy reading!
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How to cope with getting ill at uni

We all know that sinking feeling when you start to get a tickly cough or a sniffly nose at uni. Oh no. I’m getting ill. And I, for one, know that when I’m poorly I would rather be tucked up in my own bed back at home rather than in my student house. Here are a few of my tips for combatting those nasty colds at university and making sure you’re taking good care of yourself.

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4 things I’m glad I did before starting university

Starting university is a huge milestone for all new students. At sixth form, you had the luxury of home cooked meals, your parents doing your laundry and not spending money on rent. When you move to uni, you’ll quickly learn how to be independent and fend for yourself. Adjusting to university life can be challenging in the first few weeks, but you’ll gain confidence and life skills that will last throughout your degree. Here are the 4 things I’m glad I did before starting university.

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How to make the most of the sun in Worcester

Summer is finally here! If you’re lucky enough to be spending your summer months in Worcester, there are plenty of places to enjoy the sunshine. It’s important to be prepared and plan for hot weather, so you can enjoy the sun safely and have fun! Check out my tips on how to make the most of the sun in Worcester.

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How to make this semester your best one yet!

I like to look at every semester like a blank canvas; a chance to really get your act together and become a better version of yourself.

Maybe you didn’t quite get the grades you wanted last semester, or you’ve set a standard for yourself that you want to maintain. Whatever the reason, the new semester is your chance to make a new habit stick, be productive and really excel.

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Top 5 things not to say to a Drama student

Over the years, I’ve heard no end of criticism and “jokes” which dismiss and demean the creative arts. It can be quite disheartening, but one thing I’ve learnt is to take everything with a pinch of salt – we know how hard we work, and that’s what matters!

Here are just a few things that I advise you never to say to a Drama student. Or if you are a Drama student, a few things that I’m sure you are tired of hearing: