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Commuting to university: 3 tips for students

“When I first received my timetable, I worked out which travel tickets I would need to buy in order to keep the costs of commuting down to a minimum.” Angelica Blake-Lawson shares their advice for students wondering if commuting to university is a good idea.   Top 3 tips for commuting to university Buy your travel…

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Which accommodation should I apply for?

Deciding where to live while at University can be a daunting and overwhelming process, especially if you’ve never lived away from home before. It’s completely normal to feel this way, and you definitely aren’t alone! I was incredibly nervous and overwhelmed despite having lived independently for 2 years before coming to university. It can be…

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Commuting to university: advice from a graduate

More students than ever will be commuting to uni this year, due to coronavirus restrictions and the introduction of remote learning. As a former commuter student, I want to share my tips with you! Be prepared Some days commuting will mean you have an early start, so make sure you pack your bag the night…

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Studying in my hometown

Why I choose to stay in Eastbourne to study a foundation degree and a bachelor’s degree is a question asked by many, including myself. Now, looking back three years later, staying in Eastbourne was the best decision I made. After finishing the first year of my BTEC (level 3) Diploma in Sport at the East Sussex…

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