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Ellen Knight

award-winning journalistbroadcaster/writer/reporter

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I'm a Journalism student at the University of SheffieldMy main interests are lifestyle, culture, arts and fashion!

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Tips For Finding Flatmates Online

House-hunting during your time at university can be stressful enough on its own, but what happens when you find yourself without anyone to move in with? Perhaps your flatmates in halls are a nightmare, you know that your lifestyle wouldn’t be compatible with your friends’, or you just haven’t clicked with anyone. The pandemic has had a particularly huge impact in this area. At the University of Bristol alone, a poll revealed that one in five students moved into accommodation with strangers in 20
By Madison James
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How To Decide Which University To Firm If You're Feeling Stuck

For many students, choosing what university to firm on their UCAS can be a breeze. Sometimes, the decision is not so easy. When, even after the countless open days and hours spent scrolling through league tables, your heart still isn’t set on a particular university, committing yourself to spending the next three years of your life at a place that you’re still unsure about can seem daunting. However, it is absolutely possible to firm one of your offers with confidence. Here are some steps you ca
By Madison James
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Five Reasons Why We Can't Wait To See Ncuti Gatwa As Doctor Who

The announcement of a new Doctor Who is up there with Britain’s most talked about casting decisions, alongside roles such as James Bond. On Sunday, the BBC announced the role would be taken up by Rwandan-Scottish actor Ncuti Gatwa, best known for playing Eric Effiong in Netflix’s Sex Education. Here’s why we think he’s the perfect choice. It’s no secret that Ncuti Gatwa knows how to drop a comedic one-liner. You can’t think about Sex Education without hearing “Wash your hands, you detty pig!” G
By Madison Burgess
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Everything You Should Know About BeReal

When you think of social media, especially photo sharing apps like Instagram, you think of people showing off only the best parts of their lives, with a perfectly curated caption and the occasional filter. BeReal, the new must-have social media app, throws all of that out of the window and that’s why it’s so popular. Like Instagram and Facebook, it’s a photo sharing app where you can add your friends. However, on BeReal there is no room for filters, editing, or even picking the best selfie from
By Madison Burgess
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Study Suggests 'Cultural Capital' Does Not Improve GCSE Results

A study due to appear in the British Journal of Sociology of Education examining the impact of ‘cultural capital‘ and how it improves ‘life chances‘ of children has suggested that the museum visits and trips to art galleries that middle-class families can afford do not correlate with improvement in GCSE results.
By Ellen Knight
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