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Top 10 Freshers’ Fails!

1. “I’ll leave all my revision notes till the end of term and do them all at once” Inevitably you will miss the odd lecture or you’ll sit through 4 hours of Behavioural Sciences and have no idea what you’ve just learnt. Make the most of the occasional free hour and do a bit of work …

Medicine and the work-work balance

The vast majority of students have been supported above and beyond their needs up until university and many are fortunate to have monetary assistance during their degrees – often interpreted as “fun money”.For those whose income doesn’t seem to meet their outgoings and wish not to stay afloat by way of overdraft, there is always …

First in the family

Hi, I’m Amy and I’m a third-year medical student here at the University of Nottingham. I’m not only the first person in my family to go to university, but also the first to move out of the village my family lives in in North Wales! Even though it may sound like a big step, I’d …

Money – student loans and how to stretch them!

Hello! My name’s Andrea, I am in my third year, and have just started the very exciting clinical phase of the course! One of my biggest worries about university was money – thoughts of the thousands of pounds involved and budgeting for myself made me feel ill! I thought I’d introduce my experiences of dealing with …