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Ripperology
January 15, 2020

Dr Lucy Andrew, Ripperologist, appears on Season 5 of "Murder Maps"

Johnny Depp first sparked Dr Lucy Andrew’s interest in serial killers.  

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December 20, 2019

A Shrewsbury Night Before Christmas

English student, Hayley, shares how she won Shrewsbury’s local writing competition! In the real spirit of Christmas, she's also included her own parody of the poem, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'!

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December 6, 2019

Love Your Library!

Looking for that perfect place to study? Or maybe to even put your feet up and catch up with some friends? Second year English student, Hayley, tells us why our library is the place to be!

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November 13, 2019

English Students stitch their stories into a whole

The first cohort of English students at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) are a tight-knit group.

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November 4, 2019

“Shrewd”: Student Money-Saving Tips!

Starting university can often mean managing your finances for the first time and if you haven’t had experience doing this before, it can be quite daunting. Fortunately, English student Shaney has been on the hunt for various discounts and offers specifically for students so watching the pennies should be a little bit easier!

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November 1, 2019

Seven Tips For Perfecting Your Personal Statement

If you’ve never had to write a personal statement before, it can be hard to know where to start. Thankfully, we’ve put together some tips to try and make the writing process a whole lot easier!

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Michael Davie Research Foundation award recipients
October 28, 2019

UCS science students recognised for outstanding academic performance

Four students in Life Sciences and Health and Exercise Science at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) have been recognised by the Michael Davie Research Foundation for their outstanding academic ach

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October 21, 2019

From Access Diploma to University Degree

Second year Medical Science student Kirstie shares her journey on how she came to university.

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October 10, 2019

Talking Openly About Mental Health

On World Mental Health Day, David Clarke, Academic Quality and Student Support Coordinator at University Centre Shrewsbury, tells us more about the support UCS offers students, both during and beyond their time here.

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October 9, 2019

Attending an Open Day – Your Questions Answered

If this is perhaps your first time attending an Open Day, you may find you have a lot of questions about what to expect - so here are all our answers in one place!

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