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It's finally Christmas, and with December being the only true month where we can feel festive, let's celebrate with the most relatable Christmas gifs out there. Featuring all of your favourite...

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You've probably thought about studying abroad, but you need a nudge to make that first step. Well luckily, Laura Ash, a recent graduate from the University of Southampton, is here to implore every...

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Ever felt like your vocation is unrelated to your degree? Do you love what you're studying at university, but just can't see yourself going down the career path it leads to? If you are a student...

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Considering a year in industry but not sure where to start? GRB's marketing placement student from UWE Bristol reflects upon her 7 ways to secure a placement year so you can be one step ahead of the...

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If you're one of the brave and/or lucky ones embarking on a year or semester abroad, read this before you go. Violet O'Gorman, whilst working in Paris on her placement, shares her 5 easily overlooked...

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Scarf and gloves weather is here, and everyone seems to have a cold. That must mean it's nearly winter! If you're in desperate need of a bank balance injection, here are 9 quick ways to make money...

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It's a tough question, and with such an inconsistent loan system in this country, it's difficult to know whether getting a part-time job is worth the sacrifice of social and study (and sleep) time....

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You know how easy it is to get a cold after a heavy night out? Try doing that for 7 days in a row... no wonder you're feeling poorly. Read on for answers on what freshers flu is, and how to combat it...

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"Where on earth did the last two years go?" we hear you scream. That's right guys, it's time to brace yourself for your final year of your degree. Luckily, we've been there, done that. Laura Ash,...

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For many, the submission of your UCAS application happens at age 17/18 when you're practically still a kid. So it's no surprise that many students come to regret their decisions later on. JD Mooney...

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University reps sell you on the perfect experience; good clubs, great grades and lots of fun – but what they don't do is tell you all of the things that don't always go smoothly. Kevin Pearce, a...

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Life is stressful. It's hard to stay on top of your work load, remember deadlines and appointments, whilst keeping up with daily tasks at the same time. To stay focused, your options are as follows: A...

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It's not just us that feel embarrassed in another country when we have no grasp over the language, right? Having just returned from her month abroad in China, Ashley Faith Fontaine, from the...

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Starting university is a scary experience, it’s undeniable. However, there are ways to make this new adventure less daunting by making yourself more prepared. Emilia Walker from the University of...

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Student Packing Essentials

Whether you're entering your first year or your last, this unconventional guide to packing is sure to set you on the right track for university...

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Planning on studying abroad as part of your degree? Well, we've got you covered, because our bloggers have been there, done that. University of Manchester student, Elena Cotton, goes through 7 things...

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So you’ve finished your first year at university and are currently enjoying a well deserved break from skipping all of your lectures. The fact your second year actually counts towards your degree will...

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Girl Students During Summer on University Campus

It's still summer (apparently!) and for uni students that's a whole lot of time off. Of course it will fly by, and you'll have next to no money, but we thought we'd toast to the beauty of a full 3...

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Our 2016-17 industrial placement student, Lewis Whitehead, reflects on his final months at GRB...

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There are many stereotypes and fears international students face when first coming to university here in the UK. Trina Khoo, originally from Singapore, tries to dispel these myths, whilst also warning...

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