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A guide to postgraduate research

Getting your research out there fills many postgrad students with dread, but it also has great benefits and rewards. Postgraduate studies and research can already be a huge time commitment, so wider engagement on top of that can be a challenge. Here’s my guide to postgraduate research and how to get your research out there.

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5 breakfast recipes for exam week

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but also very often skipped. If you’re looking for an easy way to fuel yourself before an exam, have a look at these quick breakfast recipes. Here are my 5 favourite breakfast recipes to help you start the day right during exam week.

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4 ways to get through exam week

The countdown is on… We have reached the final push of the academic year! With two weeks of assessments and exams left between us and summer break, these next few weeks can be pretty hectic. Since the whole academic year has been building up to this moment, it can be easy to feel the pressure and let stress creep in. Here are my top tips on managing stress during exam week and tough times throughout your degree.

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Semester abroad: everything you need to know

Studying abroad is always an exciting opportunity that many want to take up during their time at university.  Whether you want to experience different cultures, learn new life lessons or build up your CV, studying abroad is a great chance to do this. Taking a semester abroad is a great way to get a taste of study abroad for a few months. Here’s everything you need to know about a semester abroad.

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5 ways to cope with dissertation stress

So, it’s finally that time. Your final year of university. You’re on the home stretch and the end is in sight. Only, you have your dissertation to think about first. Loads of research, thousands of words and many late nights in Pierson or the Hive are on the horizon. But it doesn’t have to be a negative, stressful experience. Here are a few tips on how to cope with dissertation stress and the workload as the deadline approaches!

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How to study effectively over Easter

The countdown is over – the Easter break is here! Over Easter, sweets and sugar may seem a lot more tempting than studying. But due to the influx of dissertation and essay deadlines around this time, the Easter period is all the more important to study over. Here are my 9 tips on how to study effectively over Easter.

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How to apply for student finance in 3 steps

It’s getting round to that time of year where applying for a student loan is vital. Applications are now open for England and the rest of the UK. Student finance is very important to get sorted early on – the earlier you can apply, the better! Here are the steps you need to take when applying for student finance.

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A student’s guide to Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday! Whether you’re living away from your mum or you’re a mum yourself here at the University, it’s a great day to celebrate. It’s the perfect opportunity to show your mum you appreciate all she’s done for you. Here’s my student guide to Mother’s Day, including some tips and things I’ve learned.