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Girls survival kit: dissertation writing edition

I’m currently in my third year and therefore approaching the time when I don’t have a minute to spare. Writing dissertation, trying to get organized, have a social life and get 8 hours sleep a day seems sometimes very difficult.

Feeling the same? Don’t despair, here are some tips and tricks to survive!

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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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Making your relationship work at university

Throughout my time at university, I have made friends with people who are single, in new relationships, in long distance relationships… you name it! They all face their own trials and tribulations alongside student life.

For those of you that are concerned about making your relationship work at university, I thought I would share my own experience and advice on the matter.

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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:

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5 Achievable Student Resolutions for the New Year

Each year the stereotypical New Year’s resolutions appear; the gyms are full and the leftover Christmas chocolate is locked away out of sight.

I think resolutions are great – there is always potential for improvement and change can be good! However, with the busy nature of university life, it can be hard to find the time to achieve your resolutions and disheartening if you fall short of your ambitions.