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Michele Noemi Dimbua

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Fundraising event: By Students

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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More about Kenya and Tanzania (Tz)

Kenya and Tanzania are both sovereign states in East Africa, the national language spoken in both countries is Swahili. Kenya and Tz are best know for their wild life and Safaris, as well as the famous Maasai (Ethnic group in Kenya)

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More about the Meserani Project:

The Meserani Project was founded back in 2004 after an Acklam Grange School trip to Africa, with an aim of building, furnishing and equipping new classrooms for the Lesiraa School. The project has since expanded to provide support for the Meserani Juu Primary School, and other schools in the region. The Meserani Project has helped to shape what kind of teacher James aspires to be.

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Hope you liked this…

Keep safe and stay blessed

~Michele Noemi Dimbua~

Places to visit in Sunderland

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Hey guys,

So I thought about making a video on places you could go to for a walk, movies, activities or just for a walk with friends.

Sunderland appears to be a small town, but in reality there is so much you do, and you will learn that it’s not that small after all![youtube id=”XjcfJPT2MJU”]

Studying vs Social life

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

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Hello beautiful people!

Today I’m going to briefly talk about how to balance your work and your social life. Bare in mind that there are so many ways of doing this, this is just how I have managed to do this for the past 2 academic years!

1) Understand the nature of your course

– If your course requires of lot of independent reading like mine, then you can kiss bye bye to your social life….JUST KIDDIN’….What is important is that you know how much work you need to/ can do in a particular time, that way you’re able to leave time for breaks as well.

– I’m not saying timetable everything you do, I mean, if you can…great, but if you’re like me, try to work your way around time…for example. I work best in the morning, therefore I try to keep my mornings free from activities (on weekends) so I can use that time to work.

2) Have fun!

– No doubt you’re uni life is not all about studying….it’s your chance to explore!

– Do go out, please do, you never know who you meet and how many opportunities you may encounter

– Join a sport, a society etc…this is really good for network building, and sometimes you get to go on trips 🙂

3) Prioritise!

– Surely, if you chose to be at degree level, or you are about to choose to do a degree level, then that is what should and must come first.

– Make sure your social life doesn’t get in the way of your work, like I said earlier on, work around the time you HAVE.

– Sacrifices are needed sometimes… As much as I love my beauty sleep, and trust me it is a beauty…sometimes (Mostly during 1st year) I found myself doing an all nighter, catching up with the workload (Which I stupidly chose not to do when I had the chance to so I have to pay the price, tough life) So….don’t do that.

Conclusion:

When you understand the nature of your course, you are able to work how how much you need to do and most of the time, you will do it on time…when work are done on time you will have plenty of time to have your fun, simply because you have leaned to prioritise. 

Remember it’s better to be safe than sorry, so the “work Now and play LATER” attitude should be echoing in your ears.

Keep safe and stay blessed!

~Michele Noemi Dimbua~

How I spent my Saturday update: African traditional wedding

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Hey beautiful people!

My Saturday was amazing, a friend of mine just got married!

A little background on Congolese wedding and how we do it:We have 3 ceremonies; Traditional ( what we call “Dot” and this isn’t a legal marriage, which means by Law the couple aren’t married yet), Civil wedding (By the state, this is when the Law recognises the couple as married) and Religious wedding/white wedding (In the church).

The ceremony can happened all in the same day, but because of time management and pressure, people normally prefer to do it in separate dates 🙂

So before boring you with the laws and background info…Here are some pictures!

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Bride&Groom

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Bridesmaids

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Introduction

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Hello beautiful people!

This is my very first WordPress post as a livesOnline student blogger! I’m happy to share with you all my experiences as a student of the University of Sunderland. Over the next 10 month, you should expect me to update you guys about everything I’m doing, everything I’m involved in.

If you have any question regarding my course (Law and Linguistics) you can ask me, by leaving a comment.

Hope you all enjoy it!

Keep safe and stay blessed

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~Michele Noemi Dimbua~

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