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Wantage Hall History

Picture little old me, just got accepted by Reading University and ready to find out which halls I have been assigned. ‘Ping’, oh look I’ve got an email, I’ve been given a room in Wantage Hall. 263 more words


My Top 5 University Living Essentials

Its been almost six months since I moved away from home to begin my new adventure at University, and what an eventful six months it has been. 697 more words


Living in Student Accommodation

I remember the day I moved out so SO vividly, which is surprising as I thought it would be something I would erase from my memory completely. 718 more words


School Does Not Prepare You for the World of Work

I have attended two high schools in my lifetime. One for lower school and the other for the completion of upper school. The two schools were very different in their representation of the quintessential successful student and now as a university student–employee (*beats chest proudly*) I see that only one of those perspectives makes for the ideal worker. 824 more words


The pros of sharing a room in uni halls...

Going off to uni can be very daunting. For most students it will be your first time away from home, without the comfort of your parent’s home cooked meals or your mum’s words of wisdom, no sibling to pick fights with when you’re bored, and you haven’t got your dad to come and pick you up when you’re out in the early hours and you’ve spent all your taxi money on cheesy chips. 1,194 more words

January Blues

The Christmas holidays in halls are boring because everyone goes home. A worker-ant line of parents wound it’s way through the building the second term had finished, extracting their offspring with ruthless yet festive efficiency. 362 more words