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  • School vs. University

    I found that I spent so much time and effort working to get into university that I didn’t really give much thought to what it was like when I would get there. Especially in terms of the work. I was...

  • Life as an Architecture Student

    Do you remember in primary school when your teacher would give you a card board box, some paper and a tube of paint and tell you to use your imagination? Do you remember the excitement that the freedom sparked? Well,...

  • Settling into university life...

    It’s now over a month into university life and time to update you once again. For those of you who are wondering how long it takes to feel settled in a new place, with a new bunch of people and...

  • Taking the Leap and Diving In

    Time often acts in peculiar ways with minutes passing by in what seems like hours, or whole weeks becoming memories in seconds. Both sensations hit me as I crossed off the days until arrivals weekend with a feeling of anticipation...

  • First few weeks as a mature student

    I’m writing this rather later than intended, as I have been incredibly busy, and also been lucky (!!) enough to come down with Freshers’ Flu not once, but twice. A word of warning: you will get Freshers’ Flu. There is...

  • Reflecting On The Past Six Weeks

    After slowly collecting up my belongings, five weeks ago, I moved to Bath. My first day involved a lot of queues and documents. When I’d finished trying to get my parents out of my hair, having a stress about the...

  • Moving In and Making Friends

    Moving to university can be a pretty big deal. It is stressful and complicated and emotional. On my moving day I had a lot of complaints from my family members about the amount of stuff I was taking, and the...

  • "Surviving" Halls

    Living in halls has to be one of the most talked about subjects when it comes to university and that's because everyone's experience will be different. Not only from university to university but also differences between the different halls available....

  • Getting a job at Uni

    A lot of students will be searching for part time work at university – it helps you gain experience of the workplace and also gives you a little bit of extra cash each week. The first thing you need to...

  • Moving-in and Fresher's week

    It has been two weeks since I have written my first blog post and now I am able to answer the question, which bothered me before I started university. Are my flatmates nice? Yes, they are. Everyone in my flat...