Rupert - Web & Marketing Administrator

I am the Web and Marketing Administrator in the School of English and Drama. I work on the SED blog, websites, marketing materials and events. Please get in touch if you'd like to contribute or have any ideas: sed-web@qmul.ac.uk

5 Indispensable Posts for New Students

5 indispensable posts for new students

This blog has been running for nearly two years and we thought it was worth a recap for new students. Here are some no-nonsense posts by our very own SED students (some of them are graduates now!).


 

1. Why Join a Society at University? Videos featuring Hannah Winterman, Becky Hipkiss and Raifa Rafiq

The Queen Mary experience is so much more than just our school, the university’s societies are a great way to make new friends, learn new skills for your career and most importantly have fun.

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2. Living in London: The Student Way by Rachel Nelms

English Graduate Rachel gives a great guide to making the best of studying in London. She shares her experiences of free days out, where to get great deals and cultural finds on Queen Mary’s doorstep.

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3. 5 Ways to Achieve Stress Free Travel in London by Amy Watson

Yes, London has one of the best & busiest transport systems in the world and as a student you can get 30% off travel on the entire Transport for London network. In this post Amy takes us through the tips and tricks to avoid stress on London transport.

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london tube


4. On Reading Books You Don’t Like by Charlie Pullen

We love Charlie’s honest and wry approach to reading books you don’t like and the unexpected pleasures you can get from them.

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Charles Hackley, 'Old Books': https://www.flickr.com/photos/hackleypubliclibrary/ (CC BY 2.0)

Charles Hackley, ‘Old Books‘ (CC BY 2.0)


5. 3 Reasons Why Studying Drama in London is Awesome by Dani Harvey

Does what it says on the tin, really.

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More posts by SED students are here

If you’re a current student, graduate or member of staff please do get in touch if you’d like to share your advice or simply leave a comment below.

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