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08
Sep

British Customs

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Coming over to the UK to study can be a daunting task. You’ll be a long way from home, in a strange place and not too sure about a lot of the ways of life in Britain. Whilst we cannot tell you about every little thing you’ll experience in British life, this guide should provide a handy rundown of some of the things you can expect.

  1. Manners! One thing you’ll soon learn about the UK is that people love it when you use manners and are polite, and really, you can never say please or thank you enough. As with
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14
Oct

Afternoon Tea for Two at The Bridge!

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The Bridge, the restaurant based in the Students’ Union building, is now offering Afternoon Tea! Afternoon Tea is a lovely way to spend an afternoon, relaxing from the stresses and pressures of your degree with a range of gorgeous teas, sumptuous cakes and sandwiches.

Afternoon Tea is considered a British tradition that dates back centuries, and is often taken between 2pm-5pm as a light meal in between lunch and dinner. Traditionally sandwiches would consist of egg and cucumber or ham or salmon, whilst the cakes would often be Victoria sponges or a Battenberg. A treat for anyone and everyone, … Read the rest

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