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Notes from a Big Campus: #2 University of Liverpool
I remembered, rather groggily, that I’d committed to this series of blogs as my train ground to a halt somewhere
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Notes From a Big Campus: #1 University of Birmingham and Newman University
I spend quite a lot of my working week visiting universities. This, in itself, is a huge privilege. It also
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Straight From the Horse’s Mouth
The most reliable; the most accurate; the most persuasive and trustworthy. However you want to paraphrase it, it all means
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Reflections on an Internship
Our second intern, Finn Murphy (Business and Management student, Pearson College London), has just finished a month with us. He
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Cotton Mills by Night
I’ve been fascinated by Joseph Wright of Derby’s Arkwright’s Cotton Mills by Night since I first saw the painting featured
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Way over Bourdieu
  Cultural theorists (and particularly the neo-Marxists) have, in recent years, been fascinated by the idea of communication as a
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The Top 5 Best Student Holiday Destinations 2017
  We’re now midway through your summer break, if you haven’t booked your holiday yet then start looking! Those 3000
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The Most Popular University Degrees 2017
  UCAS have recently revealed the most popular degrees to apply for at university. Surprisingly, Nursing had the biggest decrease,
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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Student Summer Jobs
Whilst no one expects living on a student budget to be an easy ride, shockingly 80% of university students worry
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The TEF: rankings are in with surprising results. How does your university rank?
  The government’s new university ranking system, known as The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), has shone a light on universities
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