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Things I’ve learnt so far as a Warwick student Lifestyle 

Things I’ve learnt so far as a Warwick student

Before my first year at university, I’d been lead to believe that Warwick is an edgy/urban-looking version of Oxbridge. A year later, I’m still unable to decide whether my assumptions were correct, but there are a few things that I found quite surprising. Firstly, the uni isn’t actually in Warwick, so at some point you’ll have to get the bus. If you want to get to somewhere on time you should probably set off about 2 hours early because you can’t rely on the buses here at all. Also, unless…

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Lord Dodo’s 2016/17 Acad-Pad Organisers Lifestyle 

Lord Dodo’s 2016/17 Acad-Pad Organisers

It’s that time of year again, where all the shops have their ‘Back to School’ displays out, and students around the country splurge out on stationery and organisers for the next academic year. I’m sure I am not the only one who takes their time and effort to find the perfect planner – despite whether or not it ever gets used. I flicked through Dodo-Pad’s academic diary and wall planner for the 2016/17 year and am pleased to say, they did not disappoint. Below is a list of just a…

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Gap Year Experiences Lifestyle 

Gap Year Experiences

As I sit here putting off checking though my long essays, I can’t help but envy those people who decided to take a gap year. When I was at sixth form, taking a gap year wasn’t even a consideration for me, I didn’t think I could afford it, I was too scared to have to go through the University application alone and, to be honest, I just wanted to be doing what all my friends were doing and that was going straight off to University. I sometimes think this unconsidered…

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Is our Education System Failing? Politics & Current Affairs 

Is our Education System Failing?

Image Source: Here On Thursday I received an email from 38 degrees, requesting me to sign a petition asking the government to rethink its plans to rush schools all over the countries into becoming academies. The email says how many teachers and parents are already worried this is a step towards privatisation and how it is ignoring individuals views by turning schools into businesses. This got me thinking about our education system and the issues that come with it. In general it seems that schools are becoming less about doing…

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