Lauren is a freelance writer and blogger based in Norwich. She specialises in food and travel features, with a particular emphasis on all things Middle Eastern. She has contributed to a variety of online and offline publications including The Guardian, Wanderlust Magazine and Huffington Post UK. Visit Lauren’s lifestyle blog Take on the Road here: www.takeontheroad.com.
28 January 2014 11:52 AM
As the possibility of unemployment looms for many, more than 500,000 each year choose to pursue further study in the form of a postgraduate taught programme such as a master's. The motivation behind this decision is often related to belief that a higher-level qualification will result in a better job. But does the CV addition of an MA, MBA or MSc actually improve employment prospects?
25 November 2013 01:14 PM
Many stumble through university, developing little else than active social lives
28 November 2012 04:42 PM
Everybody loves to travel, but to do so when you’re a student is a double-edged sword. You have the largest stretches of free time you’re ever likely to have, but money is tight and travel costly.
06 November 2012 12:38 PM
Most British citizens wouldn't like to be held accountable for all the policies of David Cameron, so why am I subjected to so many silly stereotypes about Iranians?
22 October 2012 02:51 PM
The way religion relates to politics and society is something that shapes many of the debates we find at the forefront of public policy and international relations in the modern world. Universities are no exception to this trend, and recent changes at regional UK institutions are highlighting religion’s place as a popular, and often controversial, topic for discussion.
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