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What Students Will Pay for a London Apartment

 

Small, cramped apartments that are unkempt, untidy and filled with students are a hallmark of life for many students no matter where they go to university. When shopping for a flat in London, you need to know what you are willing to pay for a place to live before you start looking.

There are many great areas in London for you to find the perfect home, no matter what your price range. For some, these will be small, cramped apartments that you share with other students, while others are able to afford some of the hottest flats in London that used to be reserved for financial professionals.

Students from a Wide Range of Backgrounds

Students of all backgrounds flock to some of the top schools in London for a chance at receiving some of the best education in the world. Some of these students can barely afford the clothes on their back while others come from affluent backgrounds where money isn't an issue. Regardless of your background, you shouldn't have any trouble finding a flat in your price range especially if you are willing to entertain the idea of roommates.

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Becoming a Med Student Beautifying the Public

A lot of people say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But what if the beholder thinks they're about as attractive as an old boot? It might not seem like a medical issue, but people feeling low about their appearance lack confidence, suffer from depression and even isolate themselves from social circles.

This, then, is a major health issue. In its most severe form, a strong conviction of ugliness is known as body dysmorphia - and it's affecting thousands. If you're a medical student, moving into an aesthetic field isn't just a philanthropic enterprise. It's where the money flows.

Indeed, the beauty industry is predicted to rake in $265 billion in 2017. Wouldn't you like a chunk of those profits? If the answer is a resounding yes, then here are a few fields you could break into.

A Lorra Lorra Lasers

You might associate lasers with battles between Bond and Blofeld, but they're not just for megalomaniacs with poor planning skills. Laser hair removal, for instance, has become one of the most sought after non-invasive beauty practices on the market. Designed for those with more follicles than a grizzly bear on a 20mg dose of testosterone, it's a painless way to scythe those locks for good.

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The Unwanted Big Brother of Football

 

Football fans may remember the under-21 European Championship qualification match between Italy and Slovakia. The Scottish referee deprived the young Slovaks of a penalty and later sent off two of their players for soft tackles. For similar reasons, the Japanese referee Yuichi Nishimura made headlines on the first day of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. By coincidence, both matches ended 3-1 to the home team. However, if the referees could have consulted video replays, the results could have been very different.

Football federations promised to review the issue of video replays after mistakes by referees have caused several controversies over the last few years. However, those who are looking forward to enjoying every detail of the European Championship 2016 in front of the TV might be disappointed. Even viewers will have to do without video replays of questionable offside decisions on TV, as, under the threat of financial penalties, TV broadcasters cannot draw lines on the screen to show the position of players in the decisive moment. It is the result of the latest UEFA ruling that will deprive onlookers from knowing the truth.

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Look Forward to a Career in Law

 

For the contemporary student who's on the verge of starting a course, there are a number of career paths which are open, ranging from something in the arts to a job in heavy engineering. Given the fact that there's a world of possibility that's about to open up, it's a good idea to weigh up the alternatives before making a commitment.

One of the most rewarding careers can also be one of the most prestigious. Working in the legal industry is highly rewarding, both in terms of monetary remuneration and good old-fashioned job satisfaction, but it's not a sector that you can simply stumble into. To work here, you need academic qualifications and a strong desire to succeed.

If you see yourself working as a personal injury claim lawyer you need to make plans now, because a career in the law sector requires a great deal of hard work. In most cases, you will need a bachelor's degree as well as a law degree. The study courses are hard and can also be very intensive, but passing them brings plenty of rewards.

No two days are likely to be the same with this job

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Student Life Taking its Toll? Improve Your Health with these Tips

 

Student life - a revolving door of parties, cheap booze, student debt and new friends. A simplistic portrait, perhaps, but not entirely untrue. Outside of your studies, socialising on campus can be never-ending if you join a few societies.

But the stress of studies and the casual hangovers of a party lifestyle can take their toll. According to the Nightline Association, 65% of students feel dangerous levels of stress - and it's impacting their health dramatically. The problem is so dramatic that universities are even setting up petting zoos to calm any students on a knife edge before their studies.

If you're feeling the impact of being a hard-living student, here are a few tips to help relieve the strain.

Have a Day to yourself

No matter how much work you've got to do, taking a full day where you can kick back and relax is vital for effective studying. Why not set aside a day of pampering for yourself? Head off for laser hair removal, nail painting, a full-body massage, an eyebrow tweak or any makeover that takes your fancy. It might seem like a lavish way of beating your stress, but in some cases looking good can mean feeling great.

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