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12 May 2020

Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Shakespeare. Everyone knows the name. I came to uni not really sure what to expect in terms of how much Shakespeare I’d be doing, but it turns out that my course at ARU offers a nice bit of flexibility. Read more…

9 March 2020

If you had asked me at age 16 if I thought that I would ever become an ambassador for my university, my answer would have been 'no'. I’ve always been quite content to remain in the background, another face in the crowd. However, coming to university has broadened my horizons… Read more…

5 March 2020

Studying English Literature in Cambridge has been the best experience and a fortunate stroke of serendipity for me. From studying Greek myths of Gods and Heroes in the first year to analysing Contemporary Fiction in the third year, the course offers a variety of core and optional modules. Read more…

3 March 2020

Accommodation is, it goes without saying, a huge part of your first year at university. It will be your space, a potential chance to make new friends and can often help you determine where you're going to live later in your studies. Read more…

2 March 2020

Thursday 5 March 2020 is World Book Day. To mark the occasion, Writing and English Literature student Jennifer blogs about the five books that most captured her imagination as a child. Read more…

27 January 2020

Storytelling plays a fundamental role in the interpretation of reality. Stories, anecdotes and narratives shape our understanding of facts and events, triggering feelings ranging from sympathy and solidarity to hate. For these reasons, storytelling plays an essential role in radicalisation. Read more…

27 January 2020

Constructed languages (or conlangs) are languages designed with a specific purpose in mind. While these languages are very different in their structure and the way they sound, they have one thing in common: they support the storytelling of the authors who work with them. Read more…

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