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Why Is Shakespeare Still Important?

Why Is Shakespeare Still Important?

William Shakespeare is (arguably) the most recognisable name in English literature. And even if you haven’t heard of him, you’ll know about some of his plays, like Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet. Even beyond that, if you’ve ever seen an actor chatting to a skull, or...

Why Is Shakespeare Still Important?

William Shakespeare is (arguably) the most recognisable name in English literature. And even if you haven’t heard of him, you’ll know about some of his plays, like Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet. Even beyond that, if you’ve ever seen an actor...

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What Is The UN?

What Is The UN?

The UN, or United Nations, is an international, intergovernmental institution set up in 1945. This was after World War II caused the collapse of its predecessor, the League of Nations. Currently, the UN represents 193 of the world’s 196 sovereign states.Why was the UN...

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What Was The League of Nations?

What Was The League of Nations?

The League of Nations was the first global institution to be established in the modern world. Set up in 1920, it heralded a new era of international relations. Significantly, it vocally denounced war as a means of achieving a state’s foreign policy. Despite noble...

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What Is A Year Abroad?

What Is A Year Abroad?

One of the great opportunities offered to UK university students is taking a year abroad. But what does this involve? Who can do it? What are some of the pros and cons? In this guide, we’ll explain some of the things to bear in mind when considering this exciting...

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What Is British Parliamentary Style Debate?

What Is British Parliamentary Style Debate?

Regulated debates come in different forms, known as ‘styles’, and each comes with its own set of rules and conventions. British Parliamentary Style Debate is one of the more popular forms, based on debates in the British Parliament. It was first adopted by UK...

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A Day in the Life of a Languages Student at Cambridge

A Day in the Life of a Languages Student at Cambridge

Modern Languages at Cambridge   Are you considering applying for an undergraduate degree in Modern Languages at the University of Cambridge? If so, read on to find out what you can expect from a typical day of undergraduate MML life at Cambridge. Tom is currently...

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How To Write The Perfect Essay

How To Write The Perfect Essay

If you decide to study English or a subject within Arts and Humanities at university, it’s going to involve a lot of essay writing. It’s a challenging skill to master because it requires both creativity and logical planning, but if you ensure you do the following...

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What is studying History really like?

Are you considering studying History at university? Do you want to find out more information about what courses at different institutions are like, to find out which might be best for you?We know that the content of courses can vary quite a lot between different...

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What is studying Music really like?

Are you considering studying Music at university? Do you want to find out more information about what courses at different institutions are like, to find out which might be best for you? We know that the content of courses can vary quite a lot between different...

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