Durham: Expectation vs Reality
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Durham: Expectation vs Reality

Archaeology and Anthropology student Bryony reflects on her first few months at Durham University and how different her expectations were to the reality. This is a repost from December 2015. Two months, 7 days, 3 hours. That’s how long it’s been since I bid my parents farewell and marched boldly into college. A lot has…
Budgeting *boooooo*
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Budgeting *boooooo*

… In 1 week I have purchased a pink horse USB drive that I’ve never used, 3 mini snow globes before winter and a bonsai tree that has died – RIP Bertie… I remember when I told my mum I didn’t budget at uni – she was horrified (haha – sorry mum). I was deep into my overdraft but didn’t seem to realise there was…
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Checklist for the day of exams

People often forget about the little things that help you cope and stay calm on the day of an exam. So we have compiled a handy list so you don’t forget! EAT AND DRINK – Have a reasonable amount to eat and drink  water before the exam. Some people like to take in sweets to help maintain blood pressure but be wary of…