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[23 Sep 2018 | Comments Off on Ideal Websites for University Students | ]

With all the information needed at their fingertips, university students have it much easier these days. All the information they could possibly require are at their fingertips and can be viewed online, but at the same time curriculums have changed as well. There are several websites and apps that improve students’ time management as well as offering better information, faster access to all info needed and brainstorming with thousand if not millions of students around the globe. Here are some of the most useful websites and apps now available to …

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[16 Sep 2018 | Comments Off on How to Choose a University | ]

Searching for the best degree program will also see you spend loads of time browsing through brochures, milling around campus with other students, visiting new towns and cities, and picturing your life as an undergraduate. While doing this, you’ll also need to pay close attention to the institution’s reputation and the quality of teaching. However, are there other factors that could influence your overall decision?
It’s important to understand that your experience doesn’t end solely with academia. Your best moments is going to be spent away from the lecture theatre at …

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[6 Sep 2018 | Comments Off on Freshers Week Tips | ]

The Student Supports Director of the Surrey University have shared some great advice recently that is bound to offer freshers great help during their first week and long after as they start their first year of University. There are some great tips for before you arrive at University that include getting yourself all kitted out, although freshers are cautioned not to go too far. It is important to remember that you will be part of a society, even when it won’t feel like it all the time, so it will …

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[1 Sep 2018 | Comments Off on Unreasonable Lecture Hours Causes Outrage | ]

Evening lectures that last some evenings till 9 pm has caused outrage with students, while universities use this option to cope with the ever-rising increase in the number of students. At some of the universities in the United Kingdom, students had their excitement for the start of the new term diminished by the fact that late lectures are bound to clash with their pre-drinks.

Universities explained that these schedule changes were only made in an effort to cope with the huge number of students and to accommodate the fast-growing student population …

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[19 Aug 2018 | Comments Off on Student Housing: Understand the Options Available | ]

Moving into the first flat, house or student hall, means for many students the first time living away from Mom, Dad and the rest of the family. It will be a home away from home for many months, which makes it crucial that you choose the perfect place from the start. Before signing up, you will need to decide whether it is a pre-drinks venue or a warm place to study you have in mind.
Types of Accommodation, Rooms, Halls and Tailormade Contracts
Once you have an idea of the living space …

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[6 Aug 2018 | Comments Off on England is the Most Expensive for Studying | ]

In England known as the most expensive place in Europe to study the university fees are around £9,250 currently, per annum. Is it any surprise that those who have a passion for travel, want to develop foreign language skills or would like to study in a different country where no tuition fees are payable for undergraduates is such an attractive option?
Prospective students from the UK can study for free in several countries, in Scotland, Scottish students can already get free tuition in universities and so can students from EU countries, …

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[29 Jul 2018 | Comments Off on Why Time Management is Essential for University Students | ]

Regardless if a monetary value is assigned to time or not, time is always valuable. Especially for university students who are recorded to spend more tie worrying about an assignment rather than coming up with a schedule to study and prepare to finish it. While time management may seem to be a hard task, there are a handful of ways that students can begin to tackle it. Some of the most commonly seen ways are to adjust your sleeping schedule, make a list, and other ways. Though if you don’t …

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[10 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on FASHION: Fall Trend Report | ]

With tuition, books, food, and cases of beer stretching our wallets thin, the last thing we may be considering is how to expand our wardrobes. Luckily, there are quite a few trends with proven longevity, including peplums, maxi dresses or skirts, patterned pants, and cozy knits. Although these trends keep us on-point with current fashion, some inspiration can be extracted from the runways to add a little kick into our existing wardrobes. Some simple guidelines can rejuvenate what you already own.
THE LOOK
Music has always served as an inspiration for fashion, …

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[4 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on At-risk youth Push Their Point in Hamilton | ]

Downtown Hamilton was buzzing with activity during the June Art Crawl. The Crawl is an ongoing event that takes place the second Friday of every month on James Street North.
Shop owners and street venders used the event to display their wares while local musicians and artists crowded the streets to display their talents.
The Urban Arts Initiative used the event to showcase a multi-media project created by at-risk youths from the city of Hamilton.
The Initiative is a non-profit organization based on James Street North. It provides arts-based activities for Hamilton’s street-involved …

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[7 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Mohawk receives $3m donation, names new Recreation Centre | ]

The upbeat performance of a marching band perfectly set off Senator David Braley’s $3 million donation to Mohawk’s Fennell Campus Renewal Project this morning.
“It’s a fabulous day for Mohawk College,” declared Mohawk President Rob MacIsaac to a gymnasium full of students, alumni, media and Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina.
Braley’s $3 million contribution is one of the largest donations in the school’s history. Mohawk is recognizing the local businessman by naming the new athletic centre in his honour.
Scheduled to open in September, the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre is the latest …