Student life

Student life

Students cleaning the common room in the Dorus hostel whilst observing the 1.5 m physical distancing regulations.

So excited after collecting food from Sandy

Relaxing in the ISS Library

Clifford Kudakwashe Mogoto and Basseyanwan Bassey Usoroh on their first day at ISS; registering with Els.

During a study trip to Ireland in 2019, students played a kung fu and gravity game: here Amos is defying gravity by staying in the air as his colleague uses kung fu to keep him there.


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