Tag: Practical

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Degrees vs apprenticeships

When headlines are constantly suggesting that universities are dishing out first class degrees like no there’s no tomorrow, how much does a grade really reflect our employability skills? After ten years in education, three more years of academic studying whilst racking up to £50,000 worth of debt, university may not seem like the most appealing…

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Are exams pointless?

Some exams are archaic reflections of a ‘one size fits all’ system of streamlining. People may vilify them as an unnecessary cause of stress among students. I mean, what’s the point of finding out a person’s ability to memorise a volume of information that will be forgotten at the end of two hours? However, it…

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What is the comfiest pair of jeans?

I have a very love/hate relationship with jeans. There will be weeks when I live in them and remind myself for days on end that I need to wash them, but I can also go a month at a time without touching them. There will always be a jean that I come back to time…

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