Peli x MMU Photography Competition

If you’re a Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) photography student or a 2018 MMU Photography degree graduate looking to kickstart your career in the photography industry – you won’t want to miss this fantastic competition opportunity from Peli UK! Who are Peli UK? If you haven’t heard of Peli UK, they provide of some of the world’s toughest hard camera cases and heavy duty lighting, covering a range of different purposes and industries. Photographers spend lots of time, money and effort building the perfect kit and transporting it from shoot to shoot. The Peli range has a selection of waterproof, dustproof and crush-proof cases,…

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The Cutest of Chocolate Boxes – Jenny Wren

 Jenny Wren – The Cutest of Chocolate Boxes… Perfect for Mother’s day or Easter, Jenny Wren have their unique three-layered folding box, and it really is the cutest one out there! Affordable, and adorable – perfect for us students to take home and wow the family.    When receiving this product I was blown away from the packaging. The box features twelve delicious hand-finished Belgian chocolates and truffles. There are four each of milk, dark and white chocolate – including Fleur de Sel caramel, raspberry yoghurt and white mocha. With a little taste card inside the box, it really is all…

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Being A Working Mum At Uni

At the tender age of 16, I had completed my GCSE’s leaving school with 10 A-C grade qualifications, go me! What next though? Well, I’d heard ‘horror’ stories about people spending all those years at University and all that money (albeit Student Loans) to come out the other end and carry on working in their ‘summer job’ at Asda. That wasn’t going to be me, I thought. I had worked from the age of 13, quite pleased with earning a regular income. With no idea what it costs to live in the real world and a defiant decision not to waste…

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How To Break Into Blogging

Studying in any capacity is a daunting and difficult task. You’re taking in countless amounts of information, having to stick to deadlines, often feeling rundown and a little overwhelmed. Perhaps you’re fortunate and know exactly what your career path will be, or perhaps you’re studying without a definite clear path ahead, and choosing to follow a journey in an area that excites you. I studied theatre studies and had acting and creative writing in my vision from a very young age. After studying for my degree, I graduated without any clear mission of how to break into this big bad…

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Access to justice in student appeals: lawyers be gone?

Students should not be dissuaded from exercising their right to seek legal advice for student appeals, says Christopher Coyle.   Against a backdrop of lawyer-bashing, there is a worrying trend by universities of discouraging students from seeking legal advice, particularly in the field of academic appeals. Many universities have enshrined within their Governance Regulations that students cannot have representation by a lawyer for an appeal hearing, although they can have family, friends or other forms of representative as long as they are not legally qualified.   Others have taken a further step by explicitly discouraging students seeking any form of…

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