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By: Yvonne Adams / On: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Is technology making our lives easier or making everything more complicated? On the one hand it’s easier to manage admin like grocery shopping, home repairs and food delivery at your fingertips, on the other hand, there’s so much choice available to us and we’re becoming so addicted to our smartphones that our decision-making is becoming […]

On: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 / Category: Uncategorized

Planning a Halloween Party!

Halloween can be an unusually stressful time of year, and with the event just over a week away, we thought we would give you some ideas for planning a Halloween Party to spook your guests. So aside from choosing a date, and inviting guests what other prep do you need to do? Food and Drink […]

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 […]

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: Sunday, August 13th, 2017 / Category: Tips

5 Affordable & Easy Home Hacks

5 Affordable & Easy Home Hacks As we’re near getting closer to September (and the weather’s taken a massive turn in that direction too soon), we’re thinking about all of you preparing to move into your new homes. So here are a few hacks to make your home feel like ‘home’: Spruce up your desk […]

On: Sunday, May 14th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Are You Feeling Stressed Because of Exams?

Feeling stressed can be very normal, and everyone will feel stressed from time to time. Unfortunately, though, exam stress can bring out the worst in your anxiety. Becoming aware of what causes your anxiety is the first step in reducing stress. Sometimes it takes time to realise why you are feeling the way you are, […]

By: Jahnavi / On: Thursday, May 4th, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Your Ultimate End Of Year Checklist

Finish on a high Get everything you wanted to get done this year before the end of term. Once exam season is over don’t rush home, if your accommodation or lease allows it, stay another week and celebrate the end of exams by going out to eat or drink at all the new places you kept promising yourself you’d go to. If you’re living with housemates, make the most of it. Have a house party, do a final big family meal. Just have a great time!

By: Jahnavi / On: Friday, April 21st, 2017 / Category: Student Living

Studying Do’s and Dont’s

Every student knows that feelings. Being stuck at your desk and staring at a page that looks like it's written in a foreign language, and for some of you, it might actually be a different language. You're praying that you'll be able to learn it all in time for your exams, but right now it seems like there's no hope. If you're lucky enough you'll know what works best and will be able to soar through your revision sessions. However, if you're like the rest of us, and have never been under so much pressure, here are some useful tips with revision and surviving exams.