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Ecological Society

The Students’ Union and Student Societies: what are they and how can you get involved?

If you’re coming to university you’ll hear about the Students’ Union and student societies. Seniz Mustafa looks at them both and explains what they do and how you can get involved. What is the role of the Students’ Union? What is the student union? What a perfect question! The student union here at the University…

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How to make friends at university: tips and advice

Making friends in a new place can often feel like a daunting prospect. But no fear, here is a guide to help you with the ins and outs of university social life! 5 ways to make friends at uni Meet people in uni halls  Make friends at Freshers’ Week  Making friends at uni through mutual…

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Seniz Mustafa

What is it like studying Ecology at University of Brighton?

Do your research for university Choosing what to study was slightly difficult as there are a range of courses related to the environment, each specialising in different areas. Originally I wanted to study zoology because I loved learning about animals, but I changed my mind to ecology because I also wanted to learn about the…

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Student using a microscope in university lab

My route through Clearing: Seniz Mustafa

As part of our series on student Clearing stories Seniz Mustafa, who is a student on the Ecology and Conservation BSc, tells us about the route through Clearing they took and how they overcame any challenges along the way. Why did you apply through Clearing? I did not achieve the results that I had wanted,…

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