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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Echo Falls have prepared us students for Christmas celebrations

If you haven’t heard about Echo Falls new ‘Summer Berries Vodka’ then where have you been the past few months?!!?! It’s the weekend and Echo Falls Vodka is officially out – and what perfect timing for us students to start our Christmas celebrations.  Inspired by their fabulous Fruit Fusion range, Echo Falls celebrates everything good about being spontaneous and enjoying the moment with friends and loved ones (because life’s great when things just happen, right?). It’s a spirited little number taking the nation’s favourite fruit fusion into fruity vodka for the first time.  Party Trick: A fantastic cocktail mixer, try creating a ProsEcho Falls by mixing…

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World Vegan Month – The Student Way

Veganism is a growing lifestyle choice around the world and there is no better time to celebrate its progress and raise more awareness than World Vegan Month.  World Vegan Month was born out of the founding of the Vegan Society in 1994, and every year since, November the 1st has marked World Vegan Day and has now grown into world Vegan Month. This month aims to highlight how accessible and beneficial the vegan lifestyle can be, and hopes to encourage the curious minds of many future vegans. So what better way to add to this celebration than to write from…

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