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What Happens When You Become an English Student

You will be able to talk your way out of any given scenario. All that essay writing allows you to become skilled when it comes to arguing a point, even when you aren’t 100% behind it. In those scenarios where you are in the midst of a debating about whose turn it is to buy …

6 simple steps to become a morning person

You know who they are. They’re the person whose smoothie-blending wakes you up at 7am every morning. They’re the person who’s just come back from a run as you drag your hungover cadaver into the kitchen to reheat a slice of last night’s pizza for ‘breakfast’ (by now, of course, it’s 11am and you’ve already …

48 hours in Wroclaw

Picture this – we’re sitting in my room late one evening armed with our laptops and various flight booking websites, trying to compete with each other on who could get the cheapest flight to somewhere in Europe. What was the result? We booked tickets to Wrocław, Poland for £45 return. Finally, for three days I …

Great Places to Walk Around Nottingham

I am not much of a walker, it takes a lot for me to get motivated and sometimes I cannot resist the temptation of the bus right outside my house. That being said, the weather is starting to cheer up and sometimes there are places that are too pretty to miss and are fantastic to …

Things I would rather do than write my dissertation.

  Eat the world’s most horrible vegetable Pluck every single hair out of my body with a pair of tweezers  Travel across the Pacific Ocean with only Nigel Farage for company Write a blog post for the Student Life blog Superglue myself to one of the hopper buses Teach a bee how to play golf …

10 Things To Be Grateful For

As we close in on our much-awaited Easter break, university has been kicking us in the gut just a little bit harder. With a particularly difficult week ahead of me, I decided to dedicate this blog post to a few things that I am grateful for.   University education at a great university. As tiring …

Annie’s Burger Shack

Annie’s, Annie’s, Annie’s. Where have you been all of my life? Why have I only recently discovered the taste of your burgers? How did I survive 18 years of my life limited to a burger palate spanning from the likes of a Mayo Chicken to the dizzying heights of a Big Mac? I have been …

Why I Love the Savoy Cinema

For practically a year and a half now I have lived five minutes away from a 1930s cinema and I have not made the most of this until now. The Savoy cinema oozes glorious vintage style, there is something intimate about the small screens and the old fashioned layout that makes me feel like I just …

3rd Year Bucket List

How is it already March? With less than a semester left of my degree, I’ve been compiling a list of things I want to try and do before I graduate and move away from Nottingham! Take a look at what I’ve got so far: Go to Sherwood Forest Somehow I’ve been living in Nottingham for …

Inspired Musings of an International Student

Sometime ago I moved 4000 miles away from home to pursue a higher education at the University of Nottingham. After having watched one too many ‘coming-of-age’ movies in high school, I was extremely excited to move to a new town and make new memories. Unfortunately, as I settled into my flight, the disappearing city lights …