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In our increasingly globalised world, more and more courses are offering the chance for year abroad or semester abroad placements, and you might be wondering if you should do it or not. Take it from someone who spent a year studying in Beijing: you should.

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It’s that time of year again: exams are somewhere on the horizon, you’re back at home with your parents and your motivation to revise is, quite frankly, non-existent. If only someone had invented an app to do your work for you…


University is a constant battle between meeting coursework deadlines, attending lectures, getting sleep and earning money. You can choose one, two at a push. Only a student with super powers can have it all. Most of us don’t have the time to fit


It’s strange when you first get to university. It can feel like a very forced, social environment and you can often feel like an alien from another planet if you have a quiet, reserved personality. Everyone else is so social and happy, how do they do it? In fac


Choosing whether or not to do a Bachelors degree after leaving sixth form seems like the biggest decision of your life… until you reach your final year and you’re presented with an even bigger dilemma. Should you stay at uni to do a Masters?


To a student about to leave university, the world of work can seem to be a daunting and intimidating place – but it doesn’t have to be that way. Although, I’m not going to lie to you, there’s fierce competition out there for graduate jobs, but with the right tips, we can help


Having lived in one of Birmingham’s student suburbs, Selly Oak, for two years – an area where muggings and assaults against students were frequent topics of discussion- the question of whether local police were doing enough to help students was a common question.

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I don’t know about you, but I spend almost every minute of the day on social media. Whether it be stalking my friend’s brother’s cousin’s hamster on Facebook or adding every single filter to my Instagram photos, I can’t peel myself away from my phone screen. Almost ever


Do you ever get fed up with the huge volume of spam that gets pushed through your inbox? James Veitch started responding to such emails, launching him into success with his hilarious TED talk about his experiences.