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La navidad – Spending Christmas as an international student

It’s Christmas. It’s cold. Outside us, the snow is thick. Here, there are only 4 hours of sunlight, from 11am to 3pm before night falls. I end up having to wear 5 layers of clothes each day, together with frequent push-ups, to keep my body warm. Each day, before we arrive home, we pass by …

5 experiences you never knew you could have at the University of Nottingham

University is more than just lectures, seminars, and coursework. The range of experiences available are limitless. Here are 5 things that I was surprised that I actually got the chance to try here. Get free coffee, tea and cake every day! The Chaplaincy is my favourite space on campus. Not just because I’m a thrifty …

5 ways to focus

We all want to work hard. But too often, things get in the way. After 5 minutes of working, a buzz from our phones distracts us. Before too long, we have realised that 30 minutes have passed scrolling through yet another cat video on Facebook. Here are 5 ways to make it easier. 1. Work …