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Weekly Blog 4: Spousal University

Hey all! Hope you had a nice bank holiday weekend and a bit of a chill. In the wombat household, this came after a pretty stressful week as my wife dealt with Sheffield Hallam University. Pull up a chair and grab a cuppa, here’s how...

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Weekly Blog: It’s All Coming Together

Greetings humble reader and welcome to my third weekly blog on the run-up to starting university. There’s been plenty of progress made this week in regard to getting back to education. So without further lollygagging let’s get to it!

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MacBook Pro 13: My Laptop for Uni

As I imagine any shameless tech nerd would agree, having a confirmed place at university meant one thing; buy more tech. It was time to decide on a device to see me through at least the next few years. Small, portable, good battery life and...

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UCAS Personal Statement for Mature Students

The application process for a university course is handled by a charity called UCAS. If you’re applying for higher education in the UK, you’ll be doing it through their online system. Much of that process is straightforward. Add your personal details, add your course choices, simple...

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Where the Hell Have I Been? An Update

It’s been a bloody long time. I thought I’d try and write a concise catch-up post to re-launch Virtual Wombat and describe why I’m picking up blogging again. I’ve been almost entirely absent from social media for months now and to the friends who wondered...