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Decisions and Debt

My sister will be 24 in October, and for the first time she’s thinking about going to university. She wants to be a dietician. Knowing the nutritional value of foods is something of a hobby of hers. It’s a bit of a family joke recently that she’s gone barmy for avocados. This means we’ve been […]

Language Junkies

I’m a complete and utter language geek. The sound of a foreign language grabs my attention, I swoon over polyglots and the prospect of a long and difficult translation gets me excited. I’m a language junkie. I am exaggerating …slightly. However, being a language junkie is nothing to be ashamed of: recent studies show that being […]

Happy Holidays and Hello 2015

December, the month of festivities! Christmas meals, Christmas drinks, Christmas snacks, Christmas films, the list goes on… For me, December began in an incredibly stressful fashion. 8th December marked the deadline for a politics essay I had been slaving over for weeks. I find it really difficult to work at the best of times, so […]

Go, go, go!

“Your final year will go by so quickly!” Eight words every final year student is told thousands upon thousands of times. Eight words every final year student doubts…until they realise that they’re practically already half way through Term 1. I cannot describe how fast the last four weeks have gone by. I feel like I can now […]

Keep Calm and Carry On

I’m sure you’ve all guessed what this blog post is about. Today’s the day – A-Level Results Day 2014, for those of you who have just finished your A-Levels, this is the first day of the rest of your lives. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my own experience as well as a few clearing […]

La Vida Universitaria/Uni Life

I am now in my second week of classes at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and it’s safe to say that there have been a few trials and tribulations along the way but I am finally at the point where I can say that I feel settled! Being an Erasmus student means that you have […]

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