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Francesca Morelli, BSc International Business

Working abroad: Office life versus student life

12/01/2018 - Those early starts are a shock to the system, says International Business with French undergraduate, Francesca Morelli

Christmas in Belfast

Alisha Ratcliffe, BA English

Christmas in Belfast on a budget

19/10/2017 - December is an expensive month, but you can still feel festive on a student budget, says English undergraduate Alisha Ratcliffe.

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Francesca Morelli, BSc International Business

Confessions of an NI girl in Paris

19/10/2017 - Contrary to what you see on Instagram, she doesn't spend her weekends eating baguettes at the Eiffel Tower, says International Business with French undergraduate, Francesca Morelli

Dance

Rachel Darragh, PGCE Education (Mathematics)

Four reasons I love Queen’s dance club

6/09/2017 - Dance lets you find yourself, and lose yourself at the same time, says guest blogger Rachel Darragh, President of the Dance Society at Queen's

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Francesca Morelli, BSc International Business

Top tips for surviving your first months working abroad

19/10/2017 - Working abroad is a life-changing experience, but that doesn't mean it isn't a lonely one, says International Business with French undergraduate, Francesca Morelli

Surf

Lucy Rutherford, BSc Psychology

If you have these personality traits, Queen’s surf club could be for you.

6/09/2017 - You can't stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf, says guest blogger Lucy Rutherford from Queen's Surf Club

Skydiving

Rafal Kacprzyk, MSc Biochemistry

Four things I’ve learned about Skydiving at Queen’s

6/09/2017 - The sky is not the limit, says guest blogger Rafal Kacprzyk, President of Queen's Skydiving Club

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Peter Moor, BA English and Linguistics

The coolest and cosiest coffee shops around campus

6/11/2017 - Forget omnipresent chains – these indie gems in Belfast offer a great cup of coffee, and some fantastic food, says undergraduate Peter Moor, from Huddersfield, England.

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Peter Moor, BA English and Linguistics

7 Northern Irish foods that are next-level delicious

12/10/2017 - When you come to Queen's, not only do you get a great education, but you get schooled in the weird and wonderful culinary specialities you’ll only find in Northern Ireland, says undergraduate Peter Moor, from Huddersfield, England.

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Alisha Ratcliffe, BA English

Five Thoughts Every Fresher Has the First Night in Halls

19/10/2017 - Yes, you are independent enough to leave home and you are #adulting so hard right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t miss your mum, says undergraduate Alisha Ratcliffe, from Manchester, England.

Jack Brennan, Centre for Doctoral Training

What is the Centre for Doctoral Training?

28/09/2017 - My name is Jack Brennan. I’m a physicist by trade and a member of the Centre for Doctoral Training concerning Photonic Integration and Advanced Data Storage… that’s a pain to say all the time, or ever, so it’s CDT PIADS for short.

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Peter Moor, BA English and Linguistics

Four things I learned when I moved to Queen’s

6/09/2017 - Moving to uni is a little daunting for everyone, and crossing over the Irish Sea can make it seem even more so, but follow these tips and it will be a doddle!

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Meg Walton, business management

Reflecting on my first year at Queen's

18/07/2017 - Now the stress of exams has disappeared and the essay deadlines are no longer looming, I have had the time to relax and more importantly reflect on first year as a whole, even if it went by so quickly it felt like it didn’t actually happen.

Stuart MIllar

The Importance of Meetups and Conferences – OWASP AppSec 2017, Smart Belfast and others…

27/06/2017 - One of the advantages of being a PhD student is that there more options with what you can do with your time with regards studying and research.

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PETER MOOR, BA ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS

Cheap Easy Student Meals

12/06/2017 - Sometimes, you might have had a long day of lectures and the last thing you want to do is cook yourself a nutritious meal but honestly, when you make an effort, it is so worthwhile so here’s some quick and easy recipes for you to knock up!

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Calista Arthey, HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY

My Plans for Summer

26/05/2017 - My first year of university has come to a swift end. This time last year I was finishing off A level exams, desperately hoping I’d get those top grades so I could pack half of my life in a suitcase, and move here to start as a fresher at Queen's.

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Wangchen Liu

From Hunan to Belfast: Life at Queen's University

25/05/2017 - I am in the second term of the International MBA programme and have really enjoyed Queen’s University Belfast so far. I hope my experience will help you to gain an insight of life and study here.

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PETER MOOR, BA ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS

Student Money Saving Tips for Life in Belfast

24/04/2017 - Sometimes that student loan doesn't seem to stretch quite far enough so here's a few money saving tips for Belfast and beyond!

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JINNAN ZANG

MY JOURNEY TO POSTGRADUATE STUDY

24/05/2017 - "The skills I have learned here, and the academic culture around me, make me think more critically. My experience as a PhD student at Queen’s, will no doubt benefit my CV and my future career."

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Stuart Millar, PhD Cyber Security

Representing Queen's Cyber Security Across the UK

10/04/2017 - Over the past couple of months I've been lucky enough to represent the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at the Northern Ireland Science Festival and an event at Trinity College, Cambridge

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