Have you experienced “Imposter syndrome”?

By Emily Scott In the process of preparing for my postgraduate career, I didn’t realise that one of the biggest challenges I would have to overcome as a postgraduate would come before coursework began. This challenge was accepting that I belonged in the program. I was accepted at the University of Aberdeen in January; however,

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How to prevent and/or get rid of re-Fresher’s flu

New people, new place and different weather. All of these will happen all at once during the first week at university or once you come back from holidays. As expected, it is quite likely that you may get something known as “Fresher’s flu”. Some of the symptoms may include: sore throat, fever and headache. However,

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Be like Geronimo – beat the winter blues!

My top 5 tips to help you fight those winter blues. By Liepa Petraviciute As I write this blog, I’m sitting by my desk, wrapped in my favourite blanket with a cup of tea to uplift my spirit. I’m in my natural habitat, as my housemates would say. A classic Aberdeenshire day – raining and

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This Movember let’s talk, listen, and share

By Gabriel Kolanen Days darken, leaves litter the ground, and the wind bites a bit more than before. For sure, autumn is in full swing, and as November sets in you might notice another tell-tale sign of the year: messy stubble, questionable facial hair, and perhaps, grizzly beards. Since 2003, the Movember Foundation has shone

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