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My confidence journey at university

Confidence is something that I have struggled with since my childhood. During my school career, many of my teachers commented that I should have more faith in myself. It felt as though they thought confidence w...

Going to the gym changed my university experience

They say that studying at university can be the best and happiest years of your life. Speaking to graduate students, they told me I'd be partying every other night and having endless laughs with the countless l...

A Black British Caribbean Education

The day I found out that I had got into Warwick to study History after a morning of anxious calling and emailing, I could not contain my excitement due to the excellent reputation the institution holds for acad...

Embracing being broke as a student

When I first moved to university almost three years ago with a bank account freshly plumped with student finance, I roughly estimated that I would have almost £100 a week to spend on whatever I wanted. Two week...

Why we decided to go on a hunger strike for divestment

Since Monday, March 12, my fellow campaigner Frieda and I, Lucy, have been on a hunger strike to make Cardiff University fully divest from fossil fuels within the next three years. You may now be wondering - wh...

UCU Strike: inside a student occupation

This is the third week of the dispute between our university lecturers, represented by the Universities and Colleges Union, and the university executives, represented by Universities UK, over the executive prop...

Navigating the social side of uni as an introvert

The first few weeks of uni can be the most exciting experience of a young person's life. During freshers', you will meet more people than you will remember the names of. You will introduce yourself, where you’r...