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Deadlines go whoosh

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by” – Douglas Adams Deadlines are a necessary evil. They help us organise our lives, allow us to gain marks for qualifications and provide structure to our everyday. However they also provide stress and an inevitable feeling of looming inadequacy. In me

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It’s only science if you write it down..

Hello all! I hope everyone is having a great summer, enjoying the warm (ish) weather and spending as much time as possible doing things other than studying and/or working. Since breaking up for the summer in June, I have discovered several things. Firstly, I really, really enjoy cooking. Really enjoy it. Secondly, I am an

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Urdd Eisteddfod

“Croeso a Urdd Eisteddfod!” are the words that greeted me when I walked onto the site at Llancaiach Fawr last Saturday with my godparents and their youngest son. We were taking a trip to the Urdd Eisteddfod (Urdd is pronounced roughly like ‘irth’ and Eisteddfod ‘i-steth-vod’, for any non-Welsh speakers like myself). An Eisteddfod is

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Questions, and Answers

So, last time I wrote some questions that I thought would be useful for the people looking at Open Days, and I said I would provide the answers. Here there are, from a second year Physics perspective! About the Uni – ask these in the Union, or to the students in the department 1) What

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