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Starting the exam period!

Exam timetables have been released and dissertation and coursework deadlines are a thing of the past. Revision season is here! As a joint honours language student, this year I have twelve exams over the month of May. However, it’s not

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Beginning at Bristol

It seems strange now to think that I only moved into my halls of residence two months ago. Time has flown by!  Although I initially found the prospect of moving to a new city, the next ‘big step’ in my

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Returning from the Year Abroad

It’s been a busy start to the final year, but it’s so nice to be back in Bristol and to see friends again after the year abroad. This week is reading week and I think it’s the first reading week

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Christmas and post-Christmas at Bristol

Hey, Somehow, it’s already February and Christmas is becoming a distant memory! To be honest, that time of year is probably my favourite in Bristol. The lights when walking home down Park Street remind you of the approach of Christmas,

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Farewell and good luck

Hi everybody! Sadly, we have come to the end of the year, and even my graduation ceremony in July seems a distant memory! Many of us new graduates have never been so free since finishing school! Many will have gone

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Accommodation after a Year Abroad

One potential worry for a languages student returning from his or her Year Abroad is finding accommodation and housemates for 4th Year. With your 3rd Year spent working and/or studying in far more exotic locations, it is often a problem

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The End is Nigh!

Hello everyone! I hope that you are all happy and well, and hopefully some of you have already decided to come and study at Bristol next year! Spring is here and the days are getting longer, but everyone can feel

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Working in Bristol while I learn

Hi everyone! Thanks so much to all of you who managed to tune in to the University of Bristol’s Virtual Visit Day, we hope we were able to answer your most burning questions! Teaching block 2 has now begun, and

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Extra-curricular!

The second semester has started and the work is already beginning to pile up! It feels crazy that after three and a half years I’m getting close to finishing my degree! Things are getting stressful but I’ve also got plenty

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University of Bristol Sporting opportunities

In my opinion, sport is the best way to meet like-minded people at university and its importance in terms of academia cannot be underestimated – there is so much evidence testifying that sport helps you perform better academically. Fortunately, Bristol

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