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Susannah Keogh

Susannah Keogh
Susannah's a final year student at the University of Exeter, where she studies Philosophy and Politics. She edits Exeter's student newspaper, Exeposé and has written for the Independent, MTV and The Huffington Post.

Write up of AFS Student Survey

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The 2017 Accommodation for Students Survey has found that more students than ever before are reliant on their student loan as their source of income, with 73% worrying about having enough money. Over 1000 students participated in the survey, from across Great Britain, representing some 120 different UK universities. Reflecting student’s increasingly international outlook, almost […]

Summer boredom busters

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Volunteering If you’re time rich, why not put some of that time to good use and help others less fortunate than yourself? You can go the traditional route of volunteering in a charity shop or helping out at a youth club, but there’s also a whole host of volunteer roles available in a variety of […]

Tips for second years: what to do this summer to prepare for third year

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SO, second year is over and that means one thing…final year and, if you’re unlucky, the dreaded dissertation. With the final year of university counting for around 70% of your overall degree, it’s definitely worth putting in some hours this summer to get yourself ready to start third year in the best possible position. Work […]

Easy ways to make money over the summer

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We hate to break it to you, but all those exciting summer plans you have- camping at a festival, going on holiday- require one thing. Money. But never fear, here at Student Life Guide we’ve got the lowdown on some seriously easy ways to make money this summer. Babysitting and petsitting Ah, babysitting, the classic […]

Cheating students go to extreme lengths to pass exams

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Cheating students going to extreme lengths to pass exams have hit the headlines this past month, with students in Kentucky even crawling through an air duct to steal an exam paper. Two University of Kentucky students were charged with burglary by police, and referred to the University’s disciplines procedure for further punishment. For one of […]

Volunteering over summer: what you can do and where you can do it

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With a long summer stretching ahead of most students, volunteering can be a great way to make your summer both meaningful and enjoyable. All you need to be able to offer is time-something which students have lots of! The number of food banks in Britain’s towns and cities has undergone a huge increase in recent […]

Guide to the Conservative Party

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As the current governing party in Britain, Theresa May is defending the Conservative majority in the upcoming general election, and recently launched their manifesto. Titled ‘Forward,Together: Our plan for a stronger Britain and a prosperous future’, Student Life Guide sets out below the key Conservative policies you need to know about. The manifesto says that […]

Increase in student voting could help Labour

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Since the upcoming General Election was announced by Theresa May in April, there’s been a surge in the numbers of students registering to vote for Jeremy Corbyn, A survey by the Higher Education Policy Institute has found that 55% of students support Labour- and more students than ever before intend to mobilise their vote on […]

The Green Party profile: General Election 2017

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With one Member of Parliament currently, the Green Party are targeting seats across Britain in the 2017 General Election, and campaigning on a range of issues. The Green Party is unusual in having two leaders, who lead the party together- the Green Party’s first and only Member of Parliament, Caroline Lucas, and Jonathan Bartley. In […]

How to register to vote in the General Election

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With the general election looming, it’s more important than ever to use your vote. For many first year students, it’ll be the first time you are able to vote in a general election, whereas for older students, you might not have used your vote before. So, our guide on how to register to vote will […]