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Laura Blackett – Livesonline

BSc (Hons) Psychology

A British Affair!

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

brows and tea


On Monday the Students Union held a free Afternoon Tea within City Space at City Campus. I thought it was a lovely idea because to a lot of students Freshers isn’t just about going out and finding £1 Vodka Lemonades and having wild nights out followed by bed bounding hangovers! To me it was also a brilliant way to introduce our new international students to British traditions, and even remind our home students how lovely a cake and a cuppa is!


The event was really popular and I met up with Isaac and Scott from Lives Online whilst I was there stuffing my face with all of the free cake! Half way through the event the Vice President of the Students Union did a presentation about the purpose of the Afternoon Tea and explained a few of the British Traditions from Tea, to triangle Sandwiches to Cake and also explained the only way you should pronounce the word Scone (and not like ‘scooone’!).





  • Name: Laura Blackett
  • Age: 22
  • Studying: Social Work BA (Hons)
  • Hometown: Hartlepool, UK
  • Ambitions: Become a fully qualified social worker, learn another language, have my own house by the time I'm 25, complete my bucket list by the time I leave University and also go travelling!

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