Fresher’s week is coming up, along with the dreaded freshers flu. This dreadful scourge is often the result of no sleep, too much booze, terrible food and germs from across the country getting to know each other. Prevention is better than cure, but if you can’t fight it off we’re suggesting some treatment tips as
August was always a double edged sword. The sadness at summer ending but the excitement of the back to school shopping. A great time to reinvent yourself, stock up on necessaries, try new things. And depending on what sort of child you were, an exciting new pair of shoes. Or, even more exciting, a new
Meet the student life hacks that will make your summer easier. Study Hacks You’re probably going to spend at least some of your summer studying. It can be difficult to make sure the knowledge sticks, especially when there’s a six week delay before you resume structured learning. To start with, schedule study time, otherwise it
Want to improve your chances at getting a summer job? Social Media Review your social media profile with a critical eye. It’s best to make your Facebook profile partially or completely private. You can never predict what an employer may find off-putting; clubbing photos and strong opinions alike can come across in the wrong way.
After the stress and emotional drain of the university year it can be tempting to slump in front of the TV in your joggers for three months. Sure, do it for a few days. Then try something else. Don’t waste these warm, laid back months on daytime television. Work On Your Career One of the
Going to University can be scary; you can feel homesick, or get behind on work. It can be stressful; there can be struggles with time management and organising your money. But it can also be the most exciting time of your life. New Experiences A lot of us move from small, ordinary towns to bigger
One of the toughest adjustments to university life can be getting to grips with cooking, even in a student home with a large kitchen! Luckily, we’ve put together a list of the 5 best student cookbooks ever to help you through it. A Girl Called Jack: 100 Delicious Budget Recipes by Jack Monroe – £12.99 This is a
Coping with university stress can be difficult. Moving home in general is one of the most stressful things you can do. Even discounting the escalation in studies, you’re suddenly having to manage your money, learn basic life skills and find the perfect student house, all in the space of a few months. So how can
Writing an essay can be a real drag. When it’s just you on your own, hammering away at your keyboard, you can feel as though there’s no help out there. Thankfully that isn’t the case. There’s actually a lot of tools and services out there. Here’s ten of the best tools out there for
It can be tricky to do Christmas shopping as a student. You want to treat your loved ones and show your appreciation for their support. But you’re getting by on a student loan and whatever part time jobs you might have been able to get! Here are some great ways to do Christmas shopping for
Here are 15 kitchen essentials that will transform your student home and make your life so much easier. These gadgets and utensils will save you time, money and effort. 1) Slow Cooker This may seem like an odd ‘essential’, but chefs on a budget swear by slow cookers for saving them both time and money.
Most students moving away to university opt to stay in halls of residence during their first year. They’re a great place to start life as a student, giving you independence whilst having the support of your peers and university staff around you. The key to settling in to student halls is to act yourself and
Plagiarism is dangerous territory at University and as the majority of students are worried about referencing it’s important to know as much about it as possible. We spotted this handy infographic from RefME with 10 things students didn’t know about plagiarism:
Improving Productivity When Studying This infographic from Study Medicine Europe in the UK is a useful guide to explain the science behind studying and highlights ways that you can study smart and improve on your study methods, even with limited time. [Scroll down for the infographic] Study is a necessary evil for all college and university
You’ve had three great years as a student, have (hopefully) obtained the best possible degree, and now you’re out in the real world for the first time. Only one issue: your student debt. The average student debt runs around £40,000 – that’s a lot to pay off! Even if you got lucky with financial help
It’s Halloween tomorrow night and as we all know most students love an opportunity to dress up! If you still haven’t sorted out a costume don’t fear we have some great quick and easy ideas for you! After all who can really be bothered to spend time slaving away in front of a sewing machine?