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Things Maths Students Know

Wondering what it’s really like to study maths? In the prevailing style of every media outlet, I thought I’d share a few nuggets of knowledge about what it’s like to be a maths student. 1. You are expected to be everyone’s calculator as soon as you need to split a bill. (Cue you getting out

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How to survive exam season!

It’s mid-exams over here, and whilst I am definitely not an expert I’m pretty exam-experienced by now! I’ve always found it difficult to focus and maintain concentration for the whole exam period, but this year I think I’ve finally nailed it! It’s ridiculous, but the tips I’ve been given since first year are actually what

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Summer School in Utrecht!

  About 6 months ago I was busy procrastinating over something, browsing random University webpages when I came across a list of things you could do abroad at other universities for the summer. There were scholarships to study in China and Japan, and grants from Santander to visit summer schools around the world, and from

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The best views in Wales…

Two great things about Wales (apart from the people) are the landscapes and the food. I wanted to tell you a bit about my explorations recently when I visited North Wales and saw some of the best views ever… First, North Wales – only the most magical amazing beautiful place in the world. I got

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Awards Week!

This month has been pretty busy, with not one but two awards ceremonies! First was the annual Enriching Student Life Awards, or the ESLAs for short. The ESLAs are coordinated by the SU every year to recognise staff and students who have made a difference and enriched people’s lives over the last year. It was

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Where has 2015 gone already?

It’s been a busy month for sure. Let me tell you what’s been going on… First it was Volunteering Week! Student Volunteering Week runs every year and is an annual celebration of the work of student volunteers. At SVC we run a week full of one off volunteering events and also have our ball and

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