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About studentsofwest

This blog was created for the students of Westminster university. WEST stands for Westminster's efficient, successful and triumphant students. Hopefully this blog will help students in wanting to achieve these qualities. It won't make student's an overnight successes. Rather it is meant to be a gentle nudge for the student so that they pave their own road in life, whilst at the same time benefitting other students (for the students, by the students). Students can email in their ideas and queries to studentsofwest@outlook.com Finally: Mother to Son Well, son, I’ll tell you: Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. It’s had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn up, And places with no carpet on the floor— Bare. But all the time I’se been a-climbin’ on, And reachin’ landin’s, And turnin’ corners, And sometimes goin’ in the dark Where there ain’t been no light. So boy, don’t you turn back. Don’t you set down on the steps ’Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. Don’t you fall now— For I’se still goin’, honey, I’se still climbin’, And life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. By Langston Hughes You can make it students of WEST!

Lasagne

By Shanice SSA Harrow teaching you a simple lasagne recipe which serves two people Mince (same as spaghetti Bolognese) 6 Lasagne sheets White sauce Make mince, boil sheets for 8-10 minutes and make white sauce (recipe below) Transfer sheets to bowl … Continue reading

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Communication barriers: basic tips

by SSA Cavendish Everyone would define communication in different ways. How would you define it? For me it’s the way you receive and impart information whether that’s face to face which will include verbal and non-verbal means and written communication … Continue reading

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Temporary stopping points of life

I cannot even begin to understand what you may be up against because our pain is not the same. However, we’re all up against something in life and if we choose to let it define us for the better then … Continue reading

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Recharge your motivation

I went to that dark place as a student where no one wants to go but find themselves there and I want to supercharge myself out. What happened? Demotivated, procrastination and deep sighs to the maximum. We approach the end … Continue reading

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Surviving an all-nighter or late nighter

By Shafina Khatun (SSA Cavendish) Sorry for such an overdue update. It’s time for some quick blog updates and then back to my work. It’s that time of the semester where nothing exists but you, your computer and probably caffeine … Continue reading

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Rugby dragon with ‘tashes’

By Shafina Khatun (SSA Cavendish) This is another overdue article. Oh dear just terrible aren’t I? Have you seen the Rugby team walking around the University with their moustaches growing and thought to yourself…hang on that wasn’t there before? If … Continue reading

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Helping parents

By Shafina Khatun (SSA Cavendish) My moment of preparing for Open Mic at Regents last Friday was emotional for me as I planned a small piece on family. I was realising how inactive I was and I will be honest … Continue reading

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