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Category: College Chat

How are animals clever?

How are animals clever?

Hello again, I recently watched the first episode of a programme on TV called The Chaser’s Road Trip and they showed us how different animals are clever compared to humans. Monkeys On the chaser’s road trip program, they visited a bonobo monkey called Kanzi and […]

World’s 6th Mass Extinction

World’s 6th Mass Extinction

Hello again! Are we causing mass extinction?! Do you think it’s possible that we are going through the world’s 6th mass extinction? 3.5 billion years ago the first-ever living thing on earth was created! So far there have been 5 mass extinctions on planet earth and all […]

Nail care during lockdown

Nail care during lockdown

Hello again! During this lockdown, I have really begun to miss being able to go to the spa and have my nails done at a nail salon. Having that lovely fresh, relaxed feeling is definitely something I really miss! Do you currently want to have […]

What are your Christmas presents during the pandemic?

What are your Christmas presents during the pandemic?

Hello again! Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? Did you manage to get the presents from the shops or did you have to order them online? There are plenty of online businesses that offer great Christmas present ideas, and it would be so great if you […]

A guide to Christmas on Netflix

A guide to Christmas on Netflix

IT’S CHRIIIIIISTMAAAAAS! Well… it’s December – same thing right?! We all know that 2020 has been different and quite frankly very strange. The celebrations aren’t the same as those that we’re used to and we’ve all had to adapt this year and make new traditions. […]

Why our 2021 New Year’s resolutions should start now

Why our 2021 New Year’s resolutions should start now

It’s just amazing how probably over 2 billion people every year set themselves (overly) optimistic resolutions that they are going to achieve once the clock hits midnight at the end of 31 December. Now, be honest, how many times did you actually achieve those? You’re probably […]

December

December

Well this week has been exhausting! I turned 22, handed in my first assignment this year, lockdown ended and advent started. It’s been manic.  Tier 3 doesn’t offer us much more opportunity than in lockdown, but I’m glad to be able to get back to […]

Starting your dissertation

Starting your dissertation

Hello again! I’m in my final year at university and have chosen to write a dissertation. Have you done the same? Or have you chosen the enterprise option? Or have you still not decided?! Choose your topic wisely To write a dissertation, we are required […]

Why education is important right now

Why education is important right now

Hello again! Are you interested in coming to university? Or having second thoughts about your studies? When I finished school, I never considered going to university as I didn’t see the benefits. However, after being made redundant from my previous job, I decided to go […]

Life update

Life update

Hellooo everyone! 🙂 This week, I want to give you lot a little update on how I am doing and what’s been going on lately in my life. As most of you know, I’m a final year student, and let me tell all of you […]