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What is it like to study philosophy as a University of London student?

Questions about study habits and practices are very personal questions. They’re not personal in the impolite sense that to raise them evinces a bit of social ineptitude on the part of the enquirer. 1,534 more words

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Month 11 (March 1865): Domestic Management (part 2 of 3)

This post is contributed by Maria Damkjær, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Copenhagen.

In this number, Bella Wilfer tries and fails to cook fowl. Returned home to visit her parents, she pins an apron and bib to her ‘pretty figure’ and proceeds, under her mother’s reluctant tutelage, to get it all wrong: 761 more words

Charles Dickens

Viruses threaten wild bumblebees

Several viruses associated with managed honeybees may pose a widespread risk to bumblebees in the wild, according to latest research.

It identified five viruses from both wild bumblebees and managed honeybees at 26 sites across Great Britain. 111 more words


The most effective exam practice technique: sample answers

With  exams around the corner, every student struggles to find the best possible technique of learning, preparing and understanding core concepts of subjects. Some prefer extensive reading, some make long notes, while others find it easy to memorize pointers. 961 more words

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University technical college for Surrey gets go-ahead

A new college was today given the go-ahead to train the next generation of cyber security, computing and engineering experts in Surrey.

Plans have been approved by the government for a university technical college in Guildford for around 700 teenagers. 329 more words

Surrey County Council

3 Ways to Master Time Management and Productivity

School is a very demanding thing to commit to. Throw a job and an attempt at a social life into the mix and you may begin to wonder how you manage to find time to eat and sleep! 784 more words

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