Tanya Khan

Get to know Warwick STAR

During our time at university, we have the opportunity to integrate ourselves into the local community in several ways, primarily through volunteering. Many societies provide us with the chance to directly engage with the local population. We were fortunate enough to speak with Sam Percival from Warwick STAR, to discuss...
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Posted Dec. 3, 2018

Photos for a lifetime of just for your snapchat?

If you compare the photos you have of your childhood to the ones you have of yourself now, it is likely that there is a stark contrast in the quality, numbers and meanings attached. The childhood photos have a nostalgic feel, are few and far between. Printed, framed and stuck...
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Posted Nov. 15, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians: Review

Much like the book it’s based on, the film Crazy Rich Asians has dominated the charts. As the first film with an all-Asian cast since Joy Luck Club, it has sparked a necessary conversation about diversity on the silver screen. The film has also reignited the flame that is romcom...
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Posted Oct. 1, 2018

Ways to Explore with Warwick Mixed Hockey

At Warwick, we have the opportunity to explore the world – whether it’s through societies, study abroad options or volunteering. In this interview with Ellen Percival, Publicity and Communications Secretary for Warwick Mixed Hockey, you can see how sports is a wonderful opportunity to explore both in England and abroad  ...
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Posted Sep. 27, 2018

Ways to explore with Warwick RAG

At Warwick, we have the opportunity to explore the world – whether it’s through societies, study abroad options or volunteering. In this interview with Elizabeth Buhl, President of Warwick RAG, you can see how volunteering and travel go hand in hand…   For those who haven’t heard of RAG before,...
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Posted Sep. 26, 2018

University: the next adventure

Coming to university and getting into studying mode after summer or a gap year may not seem like the most appealing prospect. If you’ve been travelling for a significant period, heading to uni in the rainy Midlands may seem particularly depressing. Maybe you’re an international student and the quaint surrounding countryside...
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Posted Sep. 24, 2018

Debunking Bath

For many younger people, visiting Bath might not seem like the most exciting holiday you can go on. In fact, for many, there is a stereotype associated with visiting the town that suggests it is suited to older holidaymakers. With it’s gorgeous streets, historic buildings and incredible landscapes, it is...
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Posted Aug. 27, 2018

Tips and tricks: do I need to do the ‘recommended’ reading?

In my two years so far at Warwick, the one thing which has always baffled me is the recommended reading. As a PAIS student, these readings can range from short articles to multiple chapters of Old English political philosophy (Hobbes, anyone?), all supposedly expected to be read, summarised and highlighted...
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Posted Aug. 16, 2018

Understanding the British Asian identity

Following a survey conducted by ComRes, it was revealed that more than half of British Asians had toned down their Asian identity to fit in. In light of this, five Warwick students share their thoughts on the results of this survey, and their own personal experiences. Aamena Patel It’s not...
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Posted Aug. 15, 2018

The secret to long-distance friendships

When I first moved away from London, the friendships that I had from primary school were maintained by daily emails. From random forwards to details from back home, my best friends and I shared our day to day lives in ramblings, multi-coloured chat rooms and endless messages. As we got...
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Posted Jul. 25, 2018