Day in the Life of a Computer Science Student

  By Varan, Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham I usually start my day around 10 or 11 am depending whenever my first lecture is. I have around two lectures everyday that last around one hour each, so my day isn’t very hectic. I then mostly go back to my accommodation … Continue reading “Day in the Life of a Computer Science Student”

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Tips for Choosing the Right Accommodation

  By Varan, Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Choosing the right accommodation is very important because this is where you will be living for 9 months away from your family and the place where you meet new people. It’s important to feel comfortable and happy in the place that you … Continue reading “Tips for Choosing the Right Accommodation”

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Why Mental Health is Important at University

  By Varan, Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Good mental wellbeing is essential at university because it can often be the case that, at some point, our mental health will struggle. Moving away from the familiarity of living with our families, leaving the normality of going to school and hanging … Continue reading “Why Mental Health is Important at University”

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What makes the University of Birmingham unique?

  By Varan, Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham What makes the University of Birmingham unique is the fact that it is a campus university which is so well integrated within the city. The beautiful campus is well positioned, being in a good area where there is lots of greenery, yet … Continue reading “What makes the University of Birmingham unique?”

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Managing Finances at University

  By Varan, Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   As an international student, there are many challenging and confusing situations that we must face. One of these very common situations is finance. Like most other students, finance is an issue that we all face, but coming from another country we … Continue reading “Managing Finances at University”

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