Results Day

Results Day

To those who have finished their GCSE’s, A-Levels or any other exams that have been thrown at you, congratulations! To those still persevering with one or two left to go – keep working hard, you’re almost there! Walking out of the exam hall after your last exam, knowing that a Summer of fun and freedom (and potentially never attending school again) awaits you is a great feeling. But, despite this, everyone can sympathise with the unavoidable nerves bubbling underneath that affect everyone in the lead up to results day. 

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A taste of 'English'

A taste of 'English'

Seeing as a lot of people think that a degree in English consists only of analysing Shakespeare and writing about the Romantic poets, I thought I’d share part of a piece that I wrote for this creative module. For anyone who’s considering undertaking an English degree, here’s proof that there’s a lot of fun to be had with it if creative writing is something you’re in to!

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New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

Oh my god, we’re back again (yes I did just quote Backstreet Boys); new term, new stresses and, of course as the Instagram captions go, new you. Personally, I always find the first week of the second term is always the most difficult, purely because I have spent the past few weeks churning out coursework and whilst my mind is still in recovery mode, I now have new topics to think about.

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Applying to uni

Applying to uni

We’re coming round to that time of year that sends a good proportion of sixth form students in to a tizzy. Not only is the weather a complete downer, reaching highs of -4 degrees, but your parents and your teachers are starting to get on your case about the dreaded university application process. All university students know that perfecting personal statements is a bit of a drag, and narrowing down your choice of universities is mildly stress-inducing, but it shouldn’t have to be! Planning the next chapter of your life is an exciting thing! 

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