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New teaching excellence framework

Posted at 20 April 2018

You might have heard that the Department for Education introduced a new Teaching Excellence Framework in 2016, through which universities could be ranked gold, silver or bronze for their quality of teaching.

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Five of the best road trips around the UK

Posted at 12 April 2018

Are you looking to go exploring with your friends this summer, but going abroad is too expensive? Road trip time!

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Thinking of studying abroad? Here’s what you need to know

Posted at 06 April 2018

We recently pinpointed some of the most exotic study-abroad destinations that will undoubtedly appeal to a lot of students, and it seems that a growing number of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities are presenting themselves to UK-based academics in 2018.

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Five tips to remember when campaigning in your SU elections

Posted at 26 March 2018

So you’ve decided that it’s time to make your mark on student life and you’re going to campaign in your SU election. Good on you!

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Student loan repayments are changing

Posted at 20 March 2018

We recently gave you an update on Theresa May’s upcoming Tuition Fee Review, but regardless of how that pans out, we have some news for current or future students which we think will be well received.

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A student's plan for Semester 2

Posted at 01 March 2018

Now that I'm well into my second semester, I have taken a moment to bring together my thoughts on what I need to improve on.

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Four daily meals to lift your mood

Posted at 01 March 2018 in Health & Wellbeing

Are you feeling stressed or down? Eating these recipes could be the pick me up that you may need…

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2018 Tuition Fee Review for busy students

Posted at 26 February 2018

Keeping up with politics might be one more thing you want to do once you’ve turned 18 – women recently celebrated 100 years since they first got the chance to vote! – but you’ve probably also got an assignment due and exams on the horizon.

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Four ways to get involved with student volunteering

Posted at 21 February 2018

This week marks Student Volunteering Week. So, if you've ever fancied showing your charitable side, here are our options to help you get stuck into some good will.

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Six mindfulness insights on Uni Mental Health Day

Posted at 19 February 2018 in Health & Wellbeing

6 Key Mindfulness Insights that Highlight the Importance of University Mental Health Day

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Fun facts about Chinese New Year

Posted at 16 February 2018

What does the year of the dog actually mean?
Each year of the Chinese 12-year cycle is named after an animal; this year is the dog which is the 11th. The year of the dog represents people born in the following years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1994, 2006 and 2018