Alexandra

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  • Societies: Preparing for a new year

    As the year is drawing to a close, it's time for societies to start preparing for a new year. I've been a member of both BUGS (Bath University Guides and Scouts) and ChaOS (Choral and Orchestral Society) this year, and...

  • The Roman Baths

    Bath is well known for its architecture and history. You only have to type the word 'Bath' into Google to discover that much. The Georgian architecture sets it apart from other cities, and whilst my nan may have still describe...

  • The best revision food

    With exams just around the corner, revision is the one thing that is (or at least, should be) on everyone's minds right now. Having already given you my top tips to survive exams, the next thought on every student's mind...

  • Should I do a year in industry?

    Yes. That’s the simple answer, anyway. I presume that you want to know why though? Over the last few months I’ve watched my younger brother deliberate apprenticeships or university, the BSc or the integrated masters, the placement year or not?...

  • Second Year Housing

    When you're applying to universities and accepting offers, there's one thing that likely won't cross your mind. That's housing. Yes, you care about where you'll live in first year but it’s often not considered important to think about second year....

  • What shall I do with my summer?

    After fifteen years of six week summers, the same routines and plans and back to school on September 1st, university can sometimes feel a little strange. It never really crossed my mind exactly how long my summer was about to...

  • “Help! Which university should I choose?”

    At this time of year, cries of help and sighs of frustration can be heard coming from sixth forms around the country. By now, most students have received their offers and rejections and now have the potentially troubling task of...