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Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador

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The Best Walking Tours in the UK

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on Jul 10, 2018 3:00:00 PM

One of the many wonderful things about England whether in a tiny village or a large city is the ability to explore the culture and history by simply taking a walk. Leisurely strolling, following along in a guide book or on a travel app makes for a lovely day, but I also find great pleasure in the interactive and engaging nature of a well-performed walking tour.

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Movie/TV locations to Visit in the UK

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on Jun 19, 2018 3:00:00 PM

When I think about England I can’t help but think about the history that spans thousands of years and is often touching, often brutal, often awe-inspiring and always fascinating and captivating. Now with such an extraordinary history come stunning architecture, natural beauty and man-made wonders and with Britain having so much to boast about, it is no wonder Hollywood always comes calling! Hollywood, British and European entertainment companies have been inspired to film in the UK's beautiful, worldly and magical locations. Visitors can’t help but want to experience these locations for ourselves when we come to the UK.

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Great Affordable Ways to Relax, Refresh and Recharge During Your Studies in the UK

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on May 29, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Despite what you might think, uni life in the UK provides many great opportunities to relax and enjoy down time in between classes and study sessions. At the University of Kent, the Kent Union works closely with the diverse student base offering fun, educational and exciting societies that provide every student with something interesting to catch their fancy. If your ideal way to relax and recharge after a busy week studying is to dance then traditional Balinese or aerobic belly dancing might be the perfect choice, or if you’ve always wanted to try your hand at stand-up comedy, then there is a society that can make that dream come true (and we all know laughter is the best medicine).

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Topics: London

Make the Most of Your University Papers and Presentations

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on Jul 1, 2017 7:00:00 PM

As a drama student, you are expected to feel reasonably comfortable presenting in front of a crowd of people, and for the most part that is true. However, it’s the creation of the presentations where the stress can seem overwhelming. Through trial and error, I figured out some important points on how to make my presentations stand out and get noticed in all the best ways.

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5 Best Choices I’ve Made Since Moving to Study Abroad

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on May 10, 2017 7:00:00 PM

There are so many choices to make when taking that leap to study abroad. From which university program to study, through to what trip to take during your Spring break. You don’t realize the impact of these decisions until you’ve made them, and I have noted my top 5 decisions that have my studies abroad even better than I had imagined…

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Topics: Student Ambassador

Staying Fit and Healthy While Studying Abroad

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on Apr 17, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Staying or getting fit while at university might seem impossible, but it’s actually a lot easier than you might think, and fun! Staying active is important to me, so this was something I intended to prioritize when studying abroad. Here are my 5 ideas to keep fit in a way that suits your preferences and lifestyle while studying at a UK university.

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How To Zip Across Europe Cheaply While Studying In The UK

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on Mar 5, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Having chosen a university close to both London and the south-east of England, I have been able to zip around Europe for small getaways with ease - and inexpensively! Even if you are studying in the north of England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland it is still a breeze to travel. There are many opportunities for booking reasonable flights, trains and buses.

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How To Find Part-Time Work While Studying in the UK

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on Feb 10, 2017 7:00:00 PM

I think like most students (undergrad or graduate), a part-time job is essential for making ends meet and keeping our budgets on track. In my first week in the UK, I was delighted to find out that the University of Kent has multiple programs to assist students in finding a job. They ensure that you are able to find work that suits your class schedules and still allow for time to enjoy some free time. So, how do you start searching for a job as an international student?

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Topics: Student Ambassador

Great Theater on a Student Budget

Posted by Debra Register, ATP Student Ambassador on Dec 15, 2016 1:03:44 PM

One of the many wonderful things about studying drama in England is the wide array of main stream to experimental theater available every day. Having chosen to study in Canterbury which is a quick sixty-minute train ride to London I have been able to zip up to the city for theater trips including many one-day marathon theater-adventures shared with new friends I’ve made here at university.

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