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Varsity: the best day to be a Cardiff student

teganamorris
April 16, 2014
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The Cardiff vs. Swansea Varsity event is one of the biggest varsities in the UK, second only to Oxford and Cambridge. Not to mention, it is easily the best time of the year to be a Cardiff University Student. This year it took place last Wednesday, the 9th of April, one of the sunniest days so far this year, in more ways than one.

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London may be bigger, but Cardiff’s greener – Where to run in Cardiff

teganamorris
April 16, 2014
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Inspired by the London Marathon, this blog is about running. Or running in Cardiff to be exact.

For those students who the costly price of gym membership, seems like an excessive luxury there is another option – running. There are two parks that are commonly frequented by students for the purpose of running; one adjacent to the main set of student residences: Talybont, and one near to Cathays: the residential area filled with second and third year ‘post halls’ students.

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An Intelligence Whistleblower As The New Rector Of The University of Glasgow

Clarisse Boyer
April 16, 2014
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Last Tuesday the 18th of february 2014, the results of the elections for the new rector of the University of Glasgow were announced: Edward Snowden has been elected as the new rector of the University of Glasgow. He won 3347 voices out of 6560.

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Outdoor activities in London

Marta LorimerMarta Lorimer
April 16, 2014
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Hyde Park
Source: http://blog.refreshaccommodation.com

As the weather gets better, you can finally start envisaging sticking your nose outside of well-heated rooms. Thus, as many Londoners, you may feel the urge to reconnect with nature and breath some fresh air (taking some sunshine in might be expecting a little too much from London). What are the options you have?

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Housing

Packing up to leave: Part 1

Natalie NaikNatalie Naik
April 15, 2014
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Summer term has rolled around and its time to get through exams, make plans for the holidays and organise yourself to leave your student accomodation. If you’re extremely lucky, you are keeping your student accomodation over the summer, to move back in come September, but for the rest of us, we are forced to stuff suitcases and bin bags and lug everything we’ve acquired over the past year home.

Image: www.intermissionbristol.co.uk

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Packing up to leave: Part 2

Natalie NaikNatalie Naik
April 15, 2014
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Packing is an arduous task! There is so much to think about.. so for help, check out part 1 of this blog for my tips on how to plan and pack for leaving your student accommodation at the end of summer term. Packing however, isn’t the worst part. There are lots of ‘admin’ things that need to be done!

Image: www.intermissionbristol.co.uk

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Milton Keynes – Home of the Concrete Cows!

anne
April 15, 2014
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I love living in Milton Keynes.  I find it a great place to live and study, and yet it does not have a great reputation. As Milton Keynes was purpose-built, rather than developing naturally over time, it is often viewed as an artificial place.  Whenever Milton Keynes appears in the media, attention is often drawn to this ‘artificialness’, usually by mentioning the concrete cows.

The famous concrete cows from Milton Keynes

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Be stealthy and stay healthy!

ecastrillo1
April 15, 2014
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It’s that time of year again! The days are longer, flowers are blossoming, exams are looming, summer is around the corner and so it begins….the ‘bikini body blast’.

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Using your time efficiently and effectively

Natalie NaikNatalie Naik
April 14, 2014
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Using your time efficiently is all down to three things. Planning, your environment and controversially, doing nothing. Here’s how:

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Clothes shopping on a budget part 2

Max BarberMax Barber
April 14, 2014
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This is the second part of a series of posts aimed at helping you save money on clothes shopping as a student in the UK. Previously we considered using eBay as a tool for buying brands on the cheap, as well as being wary of sales periods for high street retailers. You should remember to use a combination of methods, so here are a few more ways to save money.

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