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  • New research and eccentric commuters !

    Placement Blog 8 This is my 8th blog about my placement year at London 2012 Olympic legacy charity Join In UK. Behavioural Insights… For the last couple of weeks I have been lucky to be involved in another area of...

  • How to stay active at university, even if you hate sport

    As a student here at the University of Bath, I would say that the most heard statements are as follows: ‘Which sport do you do?’, ‘Who’s holding the pre-drinks?’ and ‘I should probably clean my room’. The former is a...

  • Hunting for a Space

    Exam season is upon us. With barely a month between us and the start of exam week, we are all running around trying to find a place to take cover. The next few weeks for many of us master’s students...

  • An update on the second semester

    The second semester started off slowly but picked up momentum as it went along. The greatest relief was going onto something new and hopefully more interesting after having to re-read the first semester’s notes a million times. The modules bring...

  • The life of the city, or how I learned to love communes

    Be aware, this entry is not work-related. I am instead going to talk of what has been the most significant and unexpected aspect in my life in Malaga, especially considering my placement is really not political: Politics. Malaga is a...

  • Bringing the Books to Life

    One thing I appreciate on placement is how it brings to life some of what I’ve studied at university. I know I’m lucky, because not everyone who studies a subject gets to do it as such, particularly in the humanities...

  • Making the most of Applicant Visit Days at the University of Bath

    Applicant Visit Days are intended to help you make the (sometimes!) daunting decision on which university to firm and which to select as your insurance. You also need to get your head down, as this is where getting the grades...

  • London Life!

    Placement Blog 7 This is my 7th blog about my placement year at London 2012 Olympic legacy charity Join In UK. Count down to the summer… The last few weeks I have been continuing with on-going projects. With Rio 2016...

  • Things to consider before applying for a PhD

    I’m guessing a lot of you will be exploring options for your future, so I thought I’d make a list of things which I think are important when considering a PhD, and when preparing for a PhD interview. Do you...

  • Juggling part-time work at university

    I am a typical girl. I adore shopping, I love going for coffee with my chums and I love having a bit of money on the side to get my hair snipped, go to the cinema or buy some flowers...