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Word Choice: There, Their or They’re?

There are few terms more commonly mixed up than ‘there’, ‘their’ and ‘they’re’. And when a spelling error inspires the name of an indie rock band, you know it must be widespread. It’s ...

29 November 2016 | 0 comments



Healthy Living for Students: 6 Vital Tips

The New Year is just round the corner, and we imagine many of you have had a thoroughly indulgent festive period, so the time seems right to have a quick look at healthy living. After all, even if you...

28 October 2016 | 0 comments



Punctuation Tips: How to Use Commas Correctly

For such a common punctuation mark, the comma is a surprisingly tricky fellow. Certainly, this is reflected in how frequently we see commas misused in all kinds of writing. However, misplaced commas c...

28 November 2016 | 0 comments



An Etymological Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly (fa la la la la, la la la la) And for us that means etymology (fa la la la la, la la la) Christmas Day will soon be upon us, so what better way to celebrate than investig...

27 October 2016 | 0 comments



APA Referencing – Citing a Newspaper Article

There may be occasions when you need to cite a newspaper article in an essay, such as when writing about the media or discussing something that was in the news. However, depending on the referencing s...

27 October 2016 | 0 comments



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