Exams | London School of Economics

Revision strategies

Marta LorimerMarta Lorimer
April 24, 2014
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Revising is a painful business. It requires you to give up your life for two months and lose your sight in front of tons of readings. How can you make the process a little bit easier and more effective? Here are a few tips on how to prepare for exams.

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Exams | Leisure

Should students spend more time in the pub?

anne
April 23, 2014
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The pub or bar has always been an important part of student life, to relax and socialise, to escape the stresses of study and perhaps most importantly, to celebrate after exams.  However, recently I have found out that the pub can also be a place for learning.

An alternative to the lecture theatre?

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International Students | Leisure | Transport | Warwick University

Five things to know before buying a car

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Making the decision of buying or not a Car in the UK is a complex process. At first sight, students might be seduced by the very accessible price of the cars (compared, at least, with Latin American values). But there are also other important things to consider.

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Study Abroad

Transition to a postgrad

trresmarcela
April 23, 2014
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Doing a postgraduate degree is not an easy task, once you have your acceptance letter is time to prepare. For someone who is not coming directly from an undergraduate degree, getting back to student life can be a difficult transition. In my personal experience it was not very smooth and there are many things although you might be told, you don’t realise the real dimensions of these requirements.

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Campus Life | International Students | University of Southampton

A must visit – Stonehenge

Kurtkute Egle EstelaEgle Estela Kurtkute
April 23, 2014
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Path: Stonehenge

When studying, do not forget to socialise and get to know the country you live in. One of the best places to visit while you are in Southampton is to take a trip to Stonehenge, English Heritage. It was built by the ancient Romans, Stonehenge has been a focus for national pride. Over the centuries the windswept site in Wiltshire has become synonymous with British identity.

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Campus Life | International Students | students | University of Southampton

SeaCity – connection with TITANIC

Kurtkute Egle EstelaEgle Estela Kurtkute
April 23, 2014
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Photo: Discover Southampton
Path: Attractions

Like history? Love ships? Why not to visit SeaCity museum in the heart of Southampton? It is a very effective and beneficial way to spend your afternoon with your friends or even on your own. Based at the heart of Southampton, SeaCity Museum tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and historic connections with Titanic and the sea. Visit SeaCity Museum and Southampton to discover how they bring maritime history to life through an interactive experience.

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Campus Life | Dining | Food | London School of Economics | Study Abroad

Sainsbury’s: The Thought Process

Cindy WangCindy Wang
April 23, 2014
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Living in a dorm that requires self-catering means that I spend a lot of time at my local Sainsbury’s. What can I say? I enjoy buying things to eat because, well, it keeps me alive and alive is a nice state of being. Here is the typical stream-of-consciousness that flows through my mind when I visit this marvelous supermarket.

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Campus Life | Exams | International Students | Qualifications | Student's Union | Study Abroad | The University of Leeds

Graduation at the University of Leeds

Giselle BoxerGiselle Boxer
April 23, 2014
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Graduation is undoubtedly the biggest day of a student’s life. If you’ve been studying at the University of Leeds for a whole degree, then you will be able to attend a graduation ceremony in July. Understanding exactly what happens on your ceremony day and what you have to prepare in advance can be a little bit confusing, so i’ll try and simplify it here as much as possible.

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Festivals | Leisure | Music | Study Abroad

The Best Music Festivals for Summer 2014

ecastrillo1
April 22, 2014
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As Easter and all its festivities draw to an end, summer plans start to materialise and many of my friends are researching what summer festivals to go to.

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Dining | Food | International Students | Leisure | Music | Study Abroad | The University of Leeds

Best Roof Terraces in Leeds

Giselle BoxerGiselle Boxer
April 22, 2014
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Source: Belgrave Music Hall Website

The summer is slowly creeping up on us and there is nothing better than relaxing on a roof terrace with your friends in the sun! Unfortunately the majority of us have deadlines and exams in the coming months, but if you fancy a little break, then carry on reading to find out about the best rooftop terraces in Leeds!

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