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Elizabeth Whittingham

Elizabeth Whittingham
Elizabeth is a third year history student studying at The University of Manchester.

What’s it like working in an American summer camp?

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Student Life Guide sat down with third year chemistry student Adam to find out about his experiences working at an American summer camp. How did you find out about it all? I had a friend who worked for Americamp in Manchester, who had also done a summer camp the year before, so I heard all […]

The post fresher’s reality

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Welcome to university So, Fresher’s Week is over, and the reality of university life is slowly setting in, there’s deadlines, career talks- even for first years and sheets detailing your winter exams are being placed in front of you. Here are five major differences you will surely notice, as fresher’s week ends and university life […]

The Best Free Trials

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With plenty of streaming service sites now flooding the market, it can be tempting to sign up to them for unlimited show screening, however, all those subscriptions will surely add up! Don’t worry, the vast majority of streaming sites now have free trials, meaning that you get the chance to try them before you buy […]

Doctor Foster Recap: by far the most shocking!

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You are always setting yourself up for an emotional roller coaster of a an episode when you tune into BBC 1 at 9pm on a Tuesday evening for an installment of harrowing drama Doctor Foster. Addictive and intense, the drama tells the story of accomplished GP Dr.Gemma Foster, and her discovery that her husband has […]

11 Things You’ll Know From Living in a Student House

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Ella Mawson So, you’ve been in your student house now for nearly two weeks, how’s everything holding up? 1 – Lack of Cleanliness One of the universal features of student houses is a general lack of cleanliness. You may be one of the lucky few who live in a tidy house but it’s unlikely that […]

Two Year Degrees- Is it worth it?

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With the government this week revealing their plans to introduce two-year degrees on a larger scale across the UK, as some do already exist in areas such as finance and business, many universities and students are questioning the point of it all. University minister Jo Johnson has stressed this week the importance of introducing two-year […]

Saudi Arabia To Let Women Drive- yet is this enough?

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‘we did it’ This week, Saudi Arabia have become the final country to allow women to drive, finally lifting the ban that has gained international disapproval and has raised questions concerning Saudi Arabia’s oppressive rule over women. Women in Saudi face jail time if they are caught behind the wheel, with the country receiving considerable […]

What’s on Netflix and Amazon Prime?

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Let’s have a look at what streaming giants Netflix and Amazon Prime are offering up this autumn… Amazon Prime Outlander Time travel, battles and muscly men in kilts! Outlander tells the tale of army nurse Claire Randall, who, on a honey moon with her husband in 1945, falls through magical standing stones to 1743, in […]

How to have a night out sober- and still have fun!

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Although alcohol may seem like the ‘be all and end all’ when it comes to having the courage to chat to new people and join in with the party, for some people, drinking alcohol just isn’t an option. You might be ill, be on medication that forbids alcohol, it may be against your religion, your […]

Why is the Handmaid’s Tale so important?

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Last night, critically acclaimed dystopian drama ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ took home two Emmys, one for best actress, one for best show- but what is this drama that has come from nowhere to steal the show- and why is it so important? Set presumably in the future North America, this dystopian tale tells the story of […]