Our brain processes words faster when they are represented in visuals. According to studies, people always remember and can recall approximately 80% of the information conveyed by visuals.

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As I found in first year, not every society event you try will meet your expectations but, if you can stay open-minded and keep trying, you will be rewarded with some fantastic memories and lasting...

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English graduates often feel unprepared for leaving university. You have more options and more skills than you may think. Read on to find out how to make the most out of your degree in English...

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Students should be prioritising sleep in order to live a productive, fun, and balanced life at university.

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Ultimately, a placement year provides you with a more rounded and versatile skill set, which has the potential for opening up doors when it comes to the job search

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It is so easy to shy away, and almost act as though you are undercover, believe me, I have done this time and time again, but there is an incredible freedom, and joy that comes with being your...

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Some people can’t wait to get away from home and forget to call most weekends, but if you’re a home bird, like me, you might feel a bit embarrassed in comparison. Remember that everyone is different....

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We work so hard to get to the end of a degree and can’t wait to feel that sense of relief as we hand in our final assignment. But what about after that? Life may not be what we expected. Filled with...

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Ever wondered what advice you would give your younger self? We asked the GRB team what advice they would give to their student self, so you can make the most of your student experience.

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It may seem overwhelming when the student loan sum floods into your bank account, but the best way to make the most of it is to break it down. Consider what order you will spend it in, and what is...

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When I arrived at university the only books I brought were ancient texts, my bookshelf crammed with Ovid and Homer. However, as I progressed through the first and second year of my degree that passion...

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Being a student can often be overwhelming due to the numerous aspects of our lives we have to juggle; therefore, it is important that we study smarter and not harder!

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Making sure you don't make these 10 common but avoidable mistakes can help make the dissertation process go a whole lot smoother – take notes!

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On the 31st January 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union, the world’s largest trading bloc, causing a mix of reactions throughout the country. Some were celebrating in the streets, some...

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Congratulations! You’ve slogged over essays, stressed out about projects, and managed to navigate your way through group work. But now it’s time to sit down, gather your thoughts, and get started on...

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As the year comes to an end, we thought it was about time to look back and celebrate some of the amazing work that so many of you have produced for the GRB Student Blog!

It has been a great year for...

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So, you visit universities, attend multiple open days, spend a copious amount of time deciding your firm and insurance choices, you then sit your exams and fall into your uni. You can then expect it...

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Despite the copious amounts of information and material about Fresher’s Week and getting used to university life generally, there’s very little information specific to LGBT+ students like myself, and...

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In May 2018, I was lucky enough to be offered a place to study for a semester in Japan for March 2019! To say this was a shock was an understatement as my first choice of exchange places were in...

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As I sit here in Café Nero on Princes Street in Edinburgh, reminiscing about my previous year spent living in France, I realise that there doesn’t seem to be anyone around me speaking English; Spanish...

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