Brighton Student bloggers

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Earning money over the last year

The pandemic has left many students wondering about financial income, specifically due to many places having to furlough workers to help prevent the spread of the virus. However, there are opportunities available specifically at Brighton University to help with earning money whilst studying remotely. Before the pandemic I was able to attend my part time…

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Student finance explained

Student finance is another step in the direction of university, it can be a little confusing at first, however there are some key things to know when it comes to finance. In this piece I will provide some important things which can help make applying for student finance easier. 1. Get information regarding student finance…

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Brighton sunset

Studying from home as a biomed student

Being a biomedical science student is both challenging and exciting as you learn many different topics over the course of a year. In this blog I will illustrate a typical day in the life of a biomedical science student. I usually begin by getting up and having an hour to do random tasks such as…

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Brighton West Pier

Making the most of online learning

It is a confusing time for everyone at the moment, and the transition from in-person lectures to online learning may make some people nervous, or apprehensive about what is happening with regards to their studies. In this piece, I will explain ways to help reduce anxiousness relating to online learning, as well as methods which…

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Seeing home friends during uni

When I first started at university, I was so nervous especially because I didn’t know anyone – even though I am from Brighton. Over time I met more people on my course and other students who had similar interests. But it was always nice to catch up with my local friends. Brighton is a town…

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Mental health techniques that may help you too

Lockdown has presented everyone with many challenges, one of which is dealing with our mental health. I will illustrate several techniques which I have used during and after lockdown to help manage my mental health in a positive way. Stay connected During lockdown one of the things which affected me the most was the lack…

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University student walking in Brighton pavilion gardens after getting into university through Clearing

Studying in my hometown

There are several reasons why living at home whilst studying at university is a good thing. I have composed a small list of reasons why living in your hometown can be beneficial. Saving money It goes without saying that if you have the opportunity to live at home, you will be able to save money….

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My lockdown experience

During lockdown many students were faced with adapting to new methods of learning, which presented some problems. However, there were several strategies which I developed for ensuring I stayed motivated during this difficult time.   Remote learning   Adapting to remote learning at first presented a few problems, one of which was that you were not within…

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