Violet O'Gorman

Internships abroad: Paris

This time last year, I was moving to France – nervous but excited to be starting my year abroad. As part of my year abroad, I would be working for 6 months as an intern in a translation company, working as an assistant in the industry team. There, I managed...
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Posted Aug. 21, 2018

Considering life after Brexit – is Britain going to join the TPP?

British ministers have held informal discussions on the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to reports published recently by the BBC and Financial Times. The TPP is a proposed free trade group, uniting 11 member countries: Canada, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru and...
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Posted Jan. 29, 2018

Warwick student awarded prestigious Young Astronomer Award

A second-year Physics student at Warwick University, Thomas Killestein, has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Sir Patrick Moore Prize for his contribution to astronomy. He was presented the prize at a meeting of the British Astronomical Association (BAA) in London, at the end of January 2017. The Prize was made...
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Posted Feb. 23, 2017

Elsewhere at Warwick – 09/02/17

This week includes University Challenge, a student on The Chase, ‘Be the Candidate’ sessions, LGBTUA+ History Month and the university’s Real Ale Festival. Warwick University Challenge team loses in first quarter-final round Following two successful matches placing them in the quarter-finals, the Warwick University Challenge team were beaten on Monday...
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Posted Feb. 9, 2017