Campus Life | Loughborough University

Loughborough University joins NSU Alcohol Impact Project

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Promoting responsible drinking on campus

Loughborough University has joined multiple other British Universities in this project that seeks to create a social norm of responsible alcohol consumption by students. As described by the university’s web, “ultimately the aim is to reduce alcohol-fuelled crime and disorder and prevent health harms“. The project has not been welcomed by the majority of students, who argue that they are mature enough to make decisions by themselves, including alcohol consumption.

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Leisure | The Open University

MKIF – 10 Amazing Days

Anne GreenAnne Green
July 28, 2014
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Milton Keynes International Festival (MKIF) was billed as ten amazing days and it WAS amazing, not just because of the events which took place, but also because of the amount of organisation which must have gone into running events in so many different locations across Milton Keynes. This is all the more remarkable when you take into account the fact that much of the staffing for MKIF was provided by volunteers.

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Coursework

Having trouble with referencing your essays or thesis? Try Endnote

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Writing an essay, a thesis or a dissertation is a task that requires knowledge, effort and some undesirable tasks. One of these tasks is related to referencing. It is never easy; it is tedious; and usually takes lots of time to get it right. Fortunately there is some software that can help you. Find out how this tool can simplify your life forever!

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Study Abroad

Places to visit while studying abroad in the UK: Part II – North of England

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You will not take full advantage of studying in the UK unless you travel around the islands as much as you can. After my post about places to visit in the south of England, I will now write about the midlands and the North.

Birmingham

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Cost Analysis: Which is the best place to study? UK or USA?

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The possibility of studying in the United Kingdom, in the United States or in any country around the globe is dependent on many factors: the institution, the courses, the location, the funding opportunities, etc.. In this post you can find some average costs of studying in the United Kingdom and in the United States. Compare, contrast and make your decision!

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students

Keeping your cool: dealing with a heat wave in the UK

Marcela TorresMarcela Torres
July 22, 2014
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Sunny London

For most of us the bright sun and the high temperatures were a long wait during those constant grey skies and heavy rains in most parts of the UK. The summer here apart from its occasional rainy days is an absolute delight, with endless nights, clear skies and happy faces everywhere, it seems like it’s the best place to be.

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Campus Life | University College London

Development Planning Unit’s 60th anniversary

Marcela TorresMarcela Torres
July 22, 2014
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DPU 60

In my previous post I discussed the importance of attending conferences, workshops and academic events and I highly recommended trying to never miss one of this events. Following my recommendation I attended my department’s latest big event: the celebration of the Development Planning Unit’s (DPU) 60th anniversary with a three-day conference.

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Leisure | students | The University of Sheffield

Top -Tips for a Summer in Sheffield

Eloisa CastrilloEloisa Castrillo
July 21, 2014
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Anyone spending the Summer in the UK will be enjoying the (surprisingly) high temperatures of the past week. Having said this, the north of England, specifically Sheffield, is not often seen as a highly-demanded Summer tourist destination. But the city has a lot to offer when the sun is out!

Image: Rivelin Dams

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Campus Life | Coursework | Employment | Exams

How to Plan Out Your University Life

Jorel ChanJorel Chan
July 21, 2014
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The road ahead is paved with great joy and great suffering as well. It would be arduous to thoroughly explain what exactly these joys and sufferings are when you are in university, but most importantly one cannot deny that university life will be the most memorable three (or more) years of your life, and that each event that happened or did not happen is of great significance.

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Campus Life | Employment | Exams | students

Being a UK Student in the Summer Heat

Jorel ChanJorel Chan
July 21, 2014
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July onwards until September will be the months in which the summer heat will be the strongest – that means two very important things especially for those of us are still in London:

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