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Self Care For The Busy Student!

It’s no secret that university life can get extremely hectic at times. As soon as the last few weeks of the semester hit, my free time fills up with rehearsals, studies, and deadlines. It can be really difficult to keep a clear head when the time you would normally spend resting and recuperating, disappears. At …

Committee roles, yay or nay?

Is being on a committee all it’s cracked up to be? We’ve all been there, innocently enjoying a year of our favourite sport or society at uni, until suddenly they spring it on you: committee elections.The wonderful student group you’ve grown to love can’t go on without a new set of fresh-faced committee members. But …

A day in the life of a 4th year vet student

5am: I wake up bright and early to get straight outdoors for a kale smoothie and a run. Just kidding! I’m very much still asleep at 5am. And don’t even talk to me about kale. 8am: I wake up (for real this time), scroll through social media for a bit, and drag myself through the …

Top Five Things to Do at Sutton Bonington

Ah, Sutton Bonington campus. Approximately 10 miles south of University Park and Jubilee Campuses, it’s a place mostly unheard of by the majority of University of Nottingham students. But to me? It’s my home. I (of course) think it’s worth visiting all year round, but just in case you need more convincing, here are 5 …

The Comfort Zone Hokey Cokey

You put your whole self in, your whole self out… If there’s one thing you can say about signing yourself up for a five year long university course located in a city you’ve never set foot in before, it’s that it’s probably going to take you a little outside your comfort zone. The Comfort Zone …

Looking back on welcome week, three years later…

Back in 2016… I started welcome week at university as a fresh-faced, just-turned-18 year old with four A Levels, zero life skills, and a long-held ambition to become a vet. Now I’m a just-turned-21 year old with a degree, a fair few more life skills than I started out with (I hope), and a slightly …