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Huru's Tips, Tricks & Advice on Managing Student Life & Finances

From Urban Sprawl to Highland Brawls

By: Yvonne Adams / On: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

The infamous Clement Banjo, aka ‘Clem-dawg’ interned with us over the summer and has now gone back to uni up in the Scottish Highlands. He’s studying politics and philosophy at the University of Stirling, which is a good 5 hour train ride plus a bus ride from his home town, London. Clement gave us some […]

By: Steph Wong / On: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Returning From a Year Abroad

The dreaded post-year abroad blues. Returning to the UK after a year abroad in Hong Kong was one of the most difficult goodbyes. It all began with language barriers, culture shock, and homesickness but ended with lasting memories and lifelong friendships. Whilst studying abroad I got involved in a number of cultural activities, taking up […]

On: Friday, September 29th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Sheffield University Student Living

This week we bring to you an insight into life at Sheffield Uni. Thanks to Elliott for sharing his experience! Location Well, if you haven’t had the North/South debate yet with your room-mates, you haven’t quite reached the peak of intellectual stimulation… Anyways, whilst the answer to the old adage is ever-changing, Sheffield itself is […]

By: Yvonne Adams / On: Monday, September 25th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Our Favourite House Warming Recipe

With the new term kicking in, and autumn days upon us, we thought we’d share something to warm the cockles. This is a great recipe for parties, or perfect sharing food for a night in on the sofa with your house mates in front of Netflix – it’s a treat! An even quicker way of […]

By: Steph Wong / On: Thursday, September 21st, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Study Hacks for Students

Uni is just a round the corner so we thought we would give you some top tips for studying so you keep on top of your work all year. Revision is key Most revision by students is usually done months after learning the content, but did you know that there is a 60% retention rate […]

By: Steph Wong / On: Thursday, September 7th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Top 10 Budgeting Tips That Make A Difference.

University is just around the corner, for freshers it’s the first time you’ll be managing your finances and for those returning, who doesn’t need a helping hand with their finances? So here are our top 10 tips for budgeting, so you’re not stuck having beans on toast for the month. Keep your receipts Usually when […]

By: Steph Wong / On: Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

How to Win at Second Year

So, you are no longer a carefree Fresher and graduation is edging nearer. Here are some top tips to help you make the most out of second year. Less partying, more chilling.  Living with your pals in a new house instead of in student halls means partying is no longer a priority event every night. […]

On: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Insight Into University Life at Leeds.

This week we’ve decided to give you an insight into university life at Leeds as seen through Alex Segall! The University of Leeds (otherwise known as University of the Year 2017) It may only be the number 2 in the UK for nightlife but there is more to the Uni experience than 90p vodka shots…right? […]

On: Thursday, August 17th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Top 5 Housemate Arguments

The early riser. It’s 7am and it’s the weekend. One of your housemates is up early for their weekend job, which is fair enough. But, they’re also the kind of person that sets 5 alarms in the morning. Your hopes for a lie in are shattered, and your only hope is to wait for your […]

On: Friday, August 11th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

The Pitfalls of Procrastination

Ah procrastination…! We’re all guilty of it. Leaving things that need to get done right to the last minute and then we’re like AAAAAARRRRGH WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME? Classic. As we’ve been around for about a year now, we’ve become familiar with some of our customers’ typical consequences of procrastination: ‘My house mates […]