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Alisha Ratcliffe

BA English | 2nd year | Manchester, England

I’m 20 years old and originally from Manchester, now in my second year at Queens studying English. I’m obsessed with cats, cooking programmes and spending money on pointless things I don’t need. I am a member of QUB Ladies Rowing, I work at Belfast Waterfront and I love eating out (or anything food related). 

BA English student, Aisha Ratcliffe
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Alisha Ratcliffe, BA English

Your Practical Guide to Moving into Queen’s Student Accommodation

4/05/2018 - So, you’ve got the grades and confirmed your offer at Queen’s, but now you face what seems like your first big feat as an adult – moving out.


Alisha Ratcliffe, BA English

7 Truths Every English Studies Student at Queen’s Knows

11/04/2018 - Six hours of class a week does not mean it's easy, okay?

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Alisha Ratcliffe, BA English

A Student’s Guide to Living in Stranmillis

13/02/2018 - There are lots of affordable areas where students choose to live after they move on from Queen’s accommodation. Here, undergraduate Alisha Ratcliffe explains why she chose Stranmillis.

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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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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.

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