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Michele Noemi Dimbua

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Proud moments

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Hey guys,

Just a short video to tell you all about my new engineering skills! I wouldn’t normally do this…I would just throw it away and get a new one, or call for assistance. So I tried something new tonight!

Imagine not doing you work and telling your lecturer why you haven’t prepped for your seminar: “My laptop charger snapped” How ridiculous does that sound! I don’t like being in that situation and I didn’t want to leave my lovely warm bed to go to the library in this cold weather!

 

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National Glass Center

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Hey guys,

My very first time at the National Glass Center. It was fantastic, I want to do it again. we’ve learned so much about how glass is made. We made a Christmas baubles, and I made mine green and white!! yaay

 

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The English Legal system

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

This is what Law student study in their firs year, but I’m not going to bore you too much with the details.

Here is a picture of the court system below and a brief explanation on each court, just to give you a little bit more information about it.

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Student help

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

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The University of Sunderland tries to help out students as much as they possibly can. Something I have noticed, whenever I want help with anything regarding academic, there is always someone there to help.

The workshop I attended today was a ‘critical thinking’ one. This is helpful to all students in the business and Law department.

What the session included:

– How to tackle essay questions that asks you to Critically analyse, critically discuss etc.

– How to structure the essay in terms of describing, analysing and evaluation

– Examples of how this is done

– A practical work, where the student is asked to describe, analyse and evaluate a piece of text (This is really easy to do trust me)

– Open discussion amongst each other, question and answer etc

To find out more information about this, email:  helen.charlton@sunderland.ac.uk

Or go to the new Sunspace, right below all your modules, there should be a link called: FBL Notice board. (If this is not on it, contact the faculty and let them know about your problem!) In there you will find different materials that will help you with this particular aspect of your essay!

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REMEMBER, this is ONLY for those in the BUSINESS AND LAW faculty, however, for other faculties, if you can ask in the library (Murray or St. Peter’s) for CENTRAL SUPPORT, they should be able to give you information about how to access their materials.

Hope this helped!

Keep safe and stay blessed

~Michele Noemi Dimbua~

Solicitor?? Barrister?? Lawyer?? What is the difference?

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

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The following will be a brief description on what Solicitors and Barristers do.

Solicitors:

  • Dealing with clients (One to one)
  • Clients can be an individual, organisation or a business
  • Give legal advise
  • Guide them step by step until case closed.
  • Mainly work in a firm
  • They don’t really go to court, apart from the few occasional trip to the magistrate court :p (The magistrate court is the lower court in the English Court System, where criminal matter are heard the first time, also some civil matters are heard at times)solicitor-1

Barristers:

(These guys are those you see in movies sayin’ “OBJECTION!!”)

  • Work in courts
  • Argue on behalf of clients
  • Self-employed

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This is just a broad term for anyone that practices law 🙂 So solicitors and barristers are all law-yers!

Overall: A solicitor deals more with the client and identify the issues involved, this is then passed to the barrister who will represent the client in court. However, if the issue is a minor one that will be held in the magistrate court, the solicitor can deal with it! 🙂

I hope this was helpful for you

Keep safe and stay blessed

~Michele Noemi Dimbua~

 

 

 

A tour of St Peters

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

This is where I spend most of my time! It’s very relaxing and I absolutely love the campus. In my opinion it’s the best campus in Sunderland University. (Ok I’m a little bias, oh hey I’m allowed!)

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Act like an ant!

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Hello, beautiful people!

Here is few of the proverbs I love.

-Ants are creatures of very little strength, yet they store up their food in the summer-

> The moral behind this is 1)  to never procrastinate, when you have an opportunity to do something, do it immediately. 2) Sometimes strength is not all there is, you need a touch of wisdom lot of wisdom.

 

Reference:

Proverbs 30:25

Keep safe & stay blessed

~Michele Noemi Dimbua~

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