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Georgia Tindale
Studies an MPhil in Renaissance Literature at the University of Cambridge.

The Top Things to Do in Manchester this Summer

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A powerhouse of the North, and arguably the UK’s second city (sorry Birmingham!), Manchester is absolutely full to the brim with things to do this summer. For those lucky students who already live in Manc, you know how fabulous a city it is, and if you’ve not been before, make this summer the time you […]

Why is there so much anti-Semitism at UK universities?

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Whether it’s Holocaust denial leaflets posted around campuses, fascist stickers on buildings or swastika graffiti in halls of residence, anti-Semitism at UK universities is a problem which refuses to disappear.   According to the Guardian, there was a spate of such incidents in February 2017, including a swastika and a ‘Rights for Whites’ sign which […]

The seven best discounts this summer

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Summer is here! That means holidays with friends and family, pub trips, avoiding course reading for next year and gradually watching the remainder of your student loan trickling away… Of course, there are ways of slowing down the inevitable ebbing away of your loan, including getting a part time job, filling out surveys online, offering […]

How faith friendly are UK universities?

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If they were asked, I can guarantee that every single university in the UK would say that they are open, friendly and welcoming to students of all faiths and backgrounds. To say anything else would be totally unacceptable for a higher education institution in 2017. But despite these confident assertions from the institutions, is this […]

A guide to surviving halls of residence

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Ah, halls of residence. These can either be the best and worst parts of your university experience: there seems to be no middle ground. The problem with halls is that they can be totally unpredictable. You could end up in fun, clean halls with people you get on with; or disgusting, boring halls with other […]

5 Original Ideas for a Mates’ Holiday

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So, exams are over, the sun is shining, and you’re thinking about planning a last-minute mates’ holiday with your uni pals. We’ve all either heard of, or been on, one of those terrible post-school holidays: you might think of a lads trip to ‘Shagaluf’ (as featured in the Inbetweeners Movie), or a girls trip to […]

The 5 best ‘Staycations’ this summer

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If you’re craving a holiday this summer, but can’t quite afford in a big trip abroad, the so-called ‘Staycation’ is the solution for you. Rather than hopping on a plane, the ‘staycation’ means a holiday spent within the UK. An increasing number of students are now realising the benefits of holidaying closer to home: especially […]

10 Things Love Island Can Teach us about Love and Life in 2017

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Exams are over, summer has truly kicked off, and that can only mean one thing: Love Island is back gracing our television screens for another year. For those of us who’ve got into Love Island in a BIG way (guilty as charged), the next few weeks of both our TV and our conversations are sorted. […]

Everything you know if you study in Birmingham

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1. People have a pretty clear idea of what the city is like before you get there, and they like to tell you about it (it’s wrong) ‘Oh Birmingham is so run down, dangerous and industrial, be careful.’ Maybe it needed some TLC in the 1980s, but Brum has seriously gone up in the world […]

University fees set to rise every year of your course

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Yes: while our backs were turned revising for exams, it was announced that universities are now allowed to increase their tuition fees every year in line with inflation rates. Back in May, the House of Lords and the government decided to push through legislation – while we were busy focusing on other things – which […]