Hi! My name's Sarah and I'm a final year BSc Psychology student. I spent the last year of my degree on placement in Dublin (and have written all about it) and am now enjoying being back in the comforts of Bath. I'm here to give tips about uni life from the perspective of someone who, trust me, has been there. So if you have any questions about living in Bath, managing your course load and extracurriculars, I'm your girl.
Your future starts here: the Careers Service at Bath
When choosing which university and degree to apply for, you should be sure to check out the 'careers prospects'. These are the opportunities that studying for a specific degree at a specific university can give you for forging ahead in...
Putting the yoU in University: 4 top tips for student life from a final year
Watch this video and then read on for more about my tips. What is the point of university? We come to this place to get a degree, to make friends, have new experiences and potentially set ourselves on track for...
UCAS/Higher Education fairs: help for prospective students has arrived!
Watch this video then read my blog for more details. As a prospective university student, you are likely to have a lot of questions. Some of these questions you know, and you may take hours scouring different pages to find...
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