iPad Mini vs Pen and Paper / Note Taking

Pen & Paper has forever been the norm of note taking throughout the ages. For a long time, pen to paper was the sure fire way of taking a note down, of writing something or just general being able to make a mark on some form of paper. As the years progress and technology is slowly taking over every aspect of our lives in some way or another, I share with you, the students, the iPad Mini for note taking whilst in lectures – or wherever else you may be. When I first started my course back in September 2014 I entered…

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Student Cook Books : Review

When leaving my place of work for university they handed me two student cook books as a leaving gift, on top of that, a family member gave me another student cook book to take with me. With three student cook books I was confident I could be a good cook whilst a university. Thanks to these books, I was. Here’s my review of the three that I found useful. Cooking for Beginners / Written by Emma Crowhurst Rating out of ten? Seven This is one isn’t as such a ‘student’ cook book but it’s cooking for beginnings so I believe…

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The First Few Minutes of Loneliness

This article purely targets those going off to live in halls or shared housing. If you are living at home then it may not particularly apply to you. What does the title mean? ‘The First Few Minutes of Loneliness’, well, it’s all about how you deal with those first few moments of feeling lonely when your parents and friends leave after moving you into halls/shared housing and you don’t know what to do with yourself.  This article is important because it’s going to highlight the fact that no matter who you are, you may have a feeling of extreme loneliness…

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Young parents at university

Since joining Student Wire it’s fair to say I’ve looked around a lot of the articles that have already been posted on the site. There are definitely recurring themes that run throughout some articles e.g. Freshers, Money, Hints & Tips etc. The list goes on. However, I’ve never seen an article on Young Parents at University. Therefore I thought I’d take this opportunity to share one young woman’s experience with the rest of you.  When I first started at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln on my Drama in The Community course, one of the first modules you take part in…

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Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part Two)

And we’re back! Here is the follow up to Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part One), this is now part two and the final part to the Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice. If you haven’t already read part one you can read it here. If you already have read it then let’s recap quickly. In the first part I provided eight answers to eight questions which I’d asked a handful of students from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln spread out across the years. It’s time to continue. Onto question nine. 9. So what is it that makes you wish you could…

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