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STUDENT LIFE – what is Eastbourne really like?

What is Eastbourne really like? Bursting with local colour and incredible sea views, Eastbourne is one of the best places for anyone to live. With many local independent cafes, you can really get a taste for Eastbourne without having to worry about breaking the bank! Travelling in and out of Eastbourne Eastbourne is a small…

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Summer School prepared me for uni – here’s why

While I was in my first year of college, I began thinking about my options for higher education and personally this was quite a daunting task, so I wanted to start preparing early so it gave me enough time to be able to consider all my options and not get into a panicked rush right…

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Joining a course halfway through

Joining the Sport and Exercise Science (SES) BSc course in the second year was daunting at first. Knowing I would be at a disadvantage, having missed and not learnt the fundamentals of SES in the first year, and making friends halfway through the course would be tough. I knew skipping a year may be challenging…

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5 things I wish I knew before university

Learn from me and don’t overpack!!   Prior to moving to university, I created a huge excel spreadsheet and watched plenty of YouTube videos of what to bring to university and although this is very organised. I found that I could have saved myself a lot of time unpacking and money by waiting till I got…

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Things to do in and around Eastbourne

Before university, I had never lived outside of the one town back home. Coming to a new area was exciting but I was also left feeling like I didn’t know what there was to do in the new area I’d moved to. This blog will hopefully outline some potential places for you go to and…

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