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Meet Charlotte Hyde- Disabled students officer 2019/20

Charlotte is one of the 9 part time officers that represent the diversity of the university community. She was elected alongside the full-time officers in the yearly Students Union elections.

When asked about why she applied to by the disabled students officer Charlotte said: “I was frustrated with inaccessible lectures and I wanted to be in a position to make a positive change for people like myself”

“I want to be someone to talk to because I felt alone in the first two years of my degree and I didn’t realise that there was a whole load of people who were struggling like me.» >

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The Dry Skin Heroes: Bioderma

As the winter season is coming along in full swing, it is important to look after our skin considering it isn’t uncommon to suffer from dry skin during the winter.

Bioderma’s Atoderm’ range is a range of luxurious skincare products devoted to keeping the skin hydrated and soft throughout the cold winter months. Each product in the range contains dermo-patented formulas, which deliver wonderful results when it comes to the skin lasting in moisture.» >

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Keeping healthy during your first term of uni and fighting freshers’ flu!

Ah, Freshers’ Flu- that common myth that every university student will fall ill and be bed bound for at least a small part of their freshers’ experience.  

Wrong. This isn’t always the case and most of the time it’s the consecutive nights of drinking which catches up with students and results in what they call ‘one giant hangover’.  

However, as much as 1pm lie ins, pyjama days and fry ups are enough to convince students that they’re ready to socialize for yet another night, there are several other things freshers can do to ensure they stay healthy for the duration of their first term at university. » >

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A Writer’s Best Friend: Pen Heaven’s Travel Essentials

Luxury gift hub, Pen Heaven, say that ‘travelling might not seem like the time to put pen to paper, but for many of the world’s most notable writers, a journey just about anywhere – accompanied with a pen and journal – was exactly what they needed to set the creative juices flowing’. If you are a writer, you’ll know that your best ideas come around when you’re least expecting them. I’ve found that when I’m travelling, I always think of article ideas whether I’m sat on a train, walking along the beach, or waiting hours on end at the airport.» >

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Do You Want a Mouth-Watering Burger with an Amazing Discount? Try Honest Burgers.

I have been to Honest Burgers in Reading twice now and I’ve had an exceptional experience. If you go on a Saturday night, you can indulge in a mouth-watering burger with your friends whilst listening to a DJ set- could a restaurant get any more fun?

Honest Burgers has sites across the UK and offers a brilliant student discount. With your student ID, you can get 30% off food every Monday to Thursday between 14:00 and 17:30.» >

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