✍️ Dissertation Advice For The Home Straight ✍️

✍️ Dissertation Advice For The Home Straight ✍️

The dissertation is the pinnacle of your study as an undergraduate academic, giving you licence to extensively explore an area and produce a study which you can be proud of. Whilst writing my undergraduate dissertation I had to balance taught modules, extracurricular commitments, and sometimes my own bad habits. To a large extent, this piece is also serving as a reminder to me for how to approach my Masters dissertation. Of course everyone will handle the process differently, from planning to writing, but I found the last few weeks and months were the hardest for sure. So hopefully this blog will help someone who needs that last little push, or a helping hand from someone who been there, done that, and got the t-shirt (by which I mean the bound dissertation sat on my shelf). 

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👋 Open Days and Applicant Days 👋

👋 Open Days and Applicant Days 👋

            For me, my open day in Plymouth is what told me that I wanted to come to study – moreover, it made me realise I wanted to go to university in the first place. I believe open and applicant days are a fundamental part of the application process, as it provides an opportunity to break down that barrier of unfamiliarity with the location, the course, and the idea of being a student. As a subject ambassador, I have been on both sides of the process.

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🎄 Guide To A University Christmas 🎄

🎄 Guide To A University Christmas 🎄

It’s that time of year: gather the flat/course/housemates round a table with cringe-worthy cracker jokes, share some laughs and enjoy a meal together. “But wait”, I hear you cry, “how can we do all that on a tight budget?” Well over my undergraduate degree I’ve had three Christmases in three different homes and have amassed a few ideas to share. In this blog I’ll give you my tips on exchanging gifts, the dreaded dinner, and buying gifts for the family.

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