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You start the year full of energy, expecting to read and enjoy a wide variety of texts in the coming months. As the first weeks begin, you get to work like any other university student. But soon enough, a few things become apparent… 1. Some people seem to think your life is like this: Comments you hear upon the utterance of the words “English literature” are: “What exactly do you do in your course?” “So you just read books… Read More

I wish my university started on September 1st. Then I could at least pretend that I go to Hogwarts… (Source) This time last year, I was about to start my first year at university. I was excited but also nervous. Some of my fears were silly, others were realistic. At some point, I made a list of all of them, deciding to return to them in a year to see if they had been realised. Right now, I know that another group of… Read More

I only started university last week, but already, I have learnt a lot. Here are some things I picked up during my first week… The first thing people ask you is not your name; it’s your course. Therefore, you will say the name of your course at least five times a day for at least the first week. When you meet people with whom you have neither your course nor accommodation in common,… Read More

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