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Studying abroad can certainly seem like a daunting prospect to begin with, but in reality, many students head out for far-off lands for a semester or two (or even more) and never regret it.

In fact, studying abroad for your whole degree can actually work out cheaper tha


     
 

Why are we still watching the Apprentice? That said, actually, are we still watching the Apprentice?

Speaking to other students about their TV watching habits, it would seem not, with Netflix beating iPlayer as their viewing platform of choice.


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The X Factor is known for causing a stir with its token ‘joke acts’, but have they gone too far this time?

This year has already seen female rap artist  

   
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Today is National Chocolate day.

Yep… there’s actually a day dedicated to British chocolate.

Why you ask? Well, what other country can make chocolate as good as us?

From the melt-in-the-mouth Caramel to the one and only Dairy Milk bar, we never really fail


     
 

Zayn Malik is of British-Pakistani heritage, yet he and London Mayor Sadiq Khan were among six faces selected by the university to promote Black History Month celebrations.

Students at the university were quick to point out that Zayn is neither black nor a prominent fi


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It has to be said, the issue of sexual consent classes at university has been absolutely everywhere in the news this year.

Whether it’s students  

   
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If you don’t have a MacBook, do you even go to uni?

If I had a pound for every person with a MacBook in a lecture theatre, my student debt would look a lot less frightening. Having a MacBook at uni is the equivalent of having a student card – it’s a ri


     
 

A BBC investigation has found that Syrian refugee children are making clothes for British fashion shops such as Zara, Mango, and Asos under poor conditions.

Panorama also unearthed fact


     
 

Procrastination is something we have all experienced at some point. Be it putting off doing an essay, delaying doing housework, or waiting until the very last minute to do something.

Procrastination can take many forms. Staring at Facebook, scrolling endl


     
 

As a graduate in 2016, the job market can seem like a pretty daunting place. Especially if you’re going for a grad scheme, it can often feel like you’re battling against huge odds in order to get yourself a job offer.

There are plenty of reasons why you might not get th


     
 

While all of Louis Theroux’s documentaries are daring, this may be his most dangerous one yet. Tweets warning Theroux flash across the screen at the beginning of My Scientology Movie. “Don’t go there, big man”, they warned but, as Theroux alw


     
 

By Nina Harris

So three years ago, I was rejected from Oxford. There is no way of glossing it over, I was rejected. My two older sisters and numerous other family members attended Oxbridge, and I was left feeling like the inept r


     
 

It’s October: you’re back at work or university, the weather is grim, it’s getting dark ridiculously early and there doesn’t seem to be much to look forward to. Unless, of course, you like dressing up in scary costumes, because it’s Halloween in less than two weeks!

Thr


     
 

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock until the US presidential election is over, hoping it’s all a bad dream (and who could blame you?) you’ve probably heard about the horrendous comments made by Donald Trump in recently resurfaced tapes from 2005.

Th


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1) Reading is the bane of your life

 

   
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University is an expensive place to be. By the time we graduate, we will have at least £50K worth of debt to live with. What makes it worse, is that a lot of the time, the £9,000 a year we pay seems to go nowhere. Here are 11 reasons why we shouldn’t be paying so much for uni.


     
 

In contrast to the lenient drug policies of many countries in the world, Cannabis in Britain is a Class B illegal drug.

The UK, in recent years, has been even stricter over its drug laws, as M


     
 

Life running a bar can be stressful at times. This is particularly the case in a capital city with lots of students and tourists. Even your favourite venues can have a lot happening behind the scenes in terms of organisation, arranging shift patterns and running the entire ven


     
 

Autumn is officially here. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, the temperature is falling and hoodie-theft is on the rise.

Yeah, you heard that right. This Autumn/Winter the hoodie-thieves are back but this year it’s n


     
 

By Ciara McGinley

Louise Delage is that girl. The Instagram party girl raking in thousands of likes per post. We all know one, many of us wish we were one but maybe we shoul


     
 

Munich. It’s famous for its beautiful architecture, fine culture, and the world’s biggest and messiest beer festival: Oktoberfest.

It’s unlike anything you’ll ever experience in your life. Imagine 6 million people in a single square, all outrageously drunk, dressed like


     
 

Sustainability (caring for the environment) is not something students, in general, put much thought into. For me personally, all it does is cause a nuisance in my life.

Yesterday for example, I had a long day at uni and decided to treat myself to a nice long shower. Wha


     
 

Nowadays the majority of students would proclaim themselves feminists. If we were asked about the gender gap at university, we would probably assume that women are at a disadvantage. But actually, a re


     
 

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A MacBook is the pride and joy possession of most students. They’re sleek, ultraportable and super speedy. That’s not to say, however, that they’re the only option on the market. If anything, there are numerous models which are much better value for money and perform jus


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By Nina Harris.

1) Do something extreme

 

   
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By Nina Harris

In the run-up to Halloween, a terrifying killer clown trend has spread across the Atlantic from the US to the UK over the past week.

The British public were fairly intrigued and amused by the images of the endemic in the US,


     
 

When you just land in a new city, especially for university it can be difficult to get to know the music scene straight away. If you prefer live music over clubbing and want to find out how to source the best music around, then read on!

Whether it’s jazz, punk, blues or


     
 

Did you know that you can catch a plane to Copenhagen for under a tenner?

Or travel to Spain for the price of a night out?

Whether you’re looking for a city break or a weekend of partying, we’ve got a round-up of the cheapest places in Europe (and further abroad)


     
 

On 24th September it was announced that Jeremy Corbyn had won the leadership election for The Labour Party by 61.8% of the vote, against his rival Owen Smith.

This now marks the second time that Corbyn has ma



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