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Author: Louise Burt

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My name is Louise Burt, and I'm a twenty year old student in my second year at Loughborough University reading English and Drama. I have a keen interest in journalism, and am currently Features Editor for my University magazine


Worthwhile Student Investments

May 7, 2014 by Louise Burt

Although us students can often feel as if the whole world is against us due to the twenty-four hour partying, “Skins”-Esq. raves and baked bean-eating…


Summertime Sadness

April 28, 2014 by Louise Burt

I’ve already worked out that by the time I go back to University for my last term I will only have thirty-three days until I…


Revision Vs. Relaxation

April 4, 2014 by Louise Burt

Your suitcases have been unpacked (contents is now on your floor). Your bedroom is already a mess. Your pets have been forcefully hugged (and instagramed),…


Healthy In Halls

April 1, 2014 by Louise Burt

I have shocking self-control when it comes to cheesy chips. I can’t resist the greasy strips of potato, smothered in shredded pieces of something that…

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Fresher Phone Home

March 11, 2014 by Louise Burt

This is a personal message to my Mum. “I’m alive (despite my raging hangover), I’m eating (Sainsbury’s Basic Super Noodles) and I’m doing okay (If…


Defending Your Degree

March 6, 2014 by Louise Burt

There will be days when you will feel like you’ve made the worst choice you could have possibly made. There will be days where you…


Finding Your “Thing”

February 21, 2014 by Louise Burt

When Universities have to cater for over fifteen thousand different students ranging from diverse backgrounds, religions, countries and cultures, you can be safe in the…


Surviving Seminar Silence

February 10, 2014 by Louise Burt

How is it that everyone seems to know all these big and fancy words and can use them with confidence and clarity, without once awkwardly…