Part one: My top five reasons for choosing to study at Plymouth University

Part one: My top five reasons for choosing to study at Plymouth University

As you’d have gathered by now, I classify as a postgraduate mature international student at university. That’s quite a lengthy analogy, if anything. After almost a six year experience of working, I decided to study at the University of Plymouth for a number of reasons. It is important to have certain pointers in your mind before making a firm choice of the university you’d like to attend. This will save you a lot of trouble beforehand, and also ensure you are prepared, in ways more than one, to finally get sailing onto your much coveted opportunity to gain more experience and expertise.

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The Charles Seale-Hayne Library on Sunday: Plymouth Diaries

The Charles Seale-Hayne Library on Sunday: Plymouth Diaries

Part of my experience at Plymouth is vastly impacted by the library. I choose Plymouth also mainly because it has a library open twenty four hours. I’m mostly either reading or writing – when not up to other things. I primarily like visiting the library on Sunday as there are fewer people, and it gives me a thorough insight into my own reading.

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Beat the blues: Some things to get you by…

Beat the blues: Some things to get you by…

The weather is getting colder outside and for all those away from home, there can be ways of battling these discrepancies. I would suggest starting by paying attention to the self amid project deadlines and other commitments. I have realised that engaging with things you like to do, as small or big they may be, is one way of being contented.

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Tips on How to Go About Completing an Assignment

Tips on How to Go About Completing an Assignment

Edna St. Vincent Millay, one among the list of my much admired poets, reckoned, “Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb.” On a particularly not-so-good-day of undefined parameters, I set out by myself for a walk to the Hoe. It was a lovely afternoon, full of sunshine and nature seemed to be bustling with life. It teaches you to be full of gratitude for the little things we pass by but don’t take much note of.

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Settling into fluidity: University of Plymouth

Settling into fluidity: University of Plymouth

Maya Angelou made a profound remark: “In diversity, there is great beauty and there is great strength.” I hope to, with my offerings, stir a thought, bring some change, and most importantly, share my experiences of being an international student for everyone arriving here from beautiful, varied parts of the world.

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