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College room décor: thinking outside the box but within the licence agreement

So, you have read through the information provided, understood what college forbids, and know when your room won’t be accessible (if you haven’t found any of these, check the accommodation agreements and with college staff – it’s important). Now comes the fun bit. Making the space your own! However, there are restrictions. No damage to…
My part-time jobs while studying
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My part-time jobs while studying

What part-time work you have had since being at university? I worked a range of part-time jobs during my undergraduate degree at Durham. My first job was as a waitress in a local restaurant, I then served afternoon tea at a tourist attraction, and finally found my role as an intern in the Careers’ Service where I worked…
Sophie's 2022 Mini Challenge continues
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Sophie's 2022 Mini Challenge continues

We’ve been following Philosophy and Psychology student Sophie Wright in the 2022 Mini Challenge. Sophie was one of only two women on the Grid in this season’s ‘Trophy Class’. As the competition intensifies, Sophie tells us about her two most recent race weekends.  Read more in Sophies first blog Sophie and the 2022 Mini…
Life as a postgraduate student at Durham
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Life as a postgraduate student at Durham

When I was in high school or even before I completed my undergraduate degree, I never thought I would start postgraduate study. My goal in academics was always to complete a degree in a great university and find a nice job with high pay. If you are reading this blog, I guess you already know more about postgraduate studies than…