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Emailing Academics: Where Should a Postgrad Start?

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   by  Wiertz Sébastien  Communicating with an academic out of the blue is something that requires a certain amount of care and common sense. This is your first contact, and while it is possible to be somewhat more relaxed in emails …
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Student City Guide: Bath

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   by  Capt’ Gorgeous  The city of Bath is a great place to live or work. It is also a very student-friendly, and I’m sure that is probably all that matters to you. Although a somewhat small city, Bath is a …
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Places to Find In Your University in Your First Week

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   by  queensu  As a postgraduate student, starting university is a t-shirt you have already worn so the typical Fresher activities of the first week of the new term – making (and losing) friends, sampling a variety of never-heard-of alcoholic drinks …
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Odd British Quirks International Postgrads Should Know

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   by  gothick_matt  For an international postgraduate student coming to Britain for the first time, mastering a good command of English may well be considered a priority. However, the language barrier pales into comparison when contemplating the cultural differences between the …
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Meeting New People: Tips for Shy Postgrads

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   by  wasme  Meeting people of all ages and backgrounds is just one of the many great things about becoming a postgrad. Being part of a large student community grants you the chance to build friendships with likeminded people, who you …
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