Jayna Rana

Jayna is a fourth year student at the University of Kent studying Comparative Literature and English Language & Linguistics. She spent her third year abroad, studying at the University of Geneva as part of the Erasmus programme.

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In Birmingham yesterday, 5,000 ice figures were left to melt in the sun, a memorial to those who died. The Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo created the sculptures

First World War centenary: Britain remembers that fateful day in August 100 years ago when the conflict began

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For most students, the end of the Spring term means final essay deadlines and intense revision sessions for the upcoming exam period. Factor in other stressful situations such as quickly-depleting loan money, trying to find accommodation for the following year and frantic job searching for final-year students and you'll find yourself falling head-first into disaster. 

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Starters, set menus and special offers - there are loads of ways to feed yourself in a fancy way

Student City guide: Canterbury

Canterbury is the birthplace of Christopher Marlowe, murder site of Thomas Becket and home to the Archbishop - along with well over 30,000 students across the city’s four universities (The University of Kent, Canterbury Christchurch University, the University College for the Creative Arts and The Girne American Uniiversity). This popular tourist destination in Kent is also a student haven with its bars, restaurants, attractions and a truly exquisite cathedral to graduate in.

A man doing pole dancing? Why we have some way to go to break down gender stereotypes at university

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In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
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