10 tips to get you through your final year at university

There’s no point sugarcoating it: finals are hell. Book-filled, tear-sodden and Berocca-fuelled hell. Unfortunately, there’s no escaping the stress; you just... (view)

Posted 22 August 2017.

How to make the most of university: 14 tips from a graduate

University is collectively held to be the best time of your life due to the copious amounts of drinking, making friends and studying (and I’m not sure it’s... (view)

Posted 15 August 2017.

How to get the most out of student journalism

Job hunting can be a rather infuriating process when you don’t have the right experience. If you want to go into media and publishing, you have to demonstrate... (view)

Posted 9 August 2017.

Student mental health: where to find help

A student’s mental health and wellbeing can be volatile. According to a July 2016 survey of more than 1,000 students carried out by research organisation... (view)

Posted 3 August 2017.

How to keep uni friends when you're job hunting

The ultimate test of the resilience of your university friendships commences during the ruthless graduate job hunt. Here’s how to survive social media boast-... (view)

Posted 26 July 2017.

Seven things I wish I'd known as a fresher

Freshers’ week is a daunting prospect for any new student. It changes you. I entered as an innocent child and emerged a beer-chugging misanthrope. It takes a... (view)

Posted 19 July 2017.

Hummus, trainers and VKs: my student life at the University of Nottingham

It’s remarkable how so many of us set off to spend the next three or four years of our life in a city and know absolutely nothing about it. Before arriving for... (view)

Posted 12 July 2017.

How to budget at and after university (and avoid buttered pasta forever)

The tangible sigh of relief from my starved bank account as soon as my student finance was deposited was a regular occurrence at university. During my three... (view)

Posted 4 July 2017.

Seven tips for examination jubilation (or, how to revise)

Not knowing the best way to revise is a perennial problem for any student. It’s easy to panic when you feel overloaded; this can be dangerous when panic turns... (view)

Posted 27 June 2017.

Exeter: 12 things I learned from studying at a smaller city university

Having recently graduated from the University of Exeter, I am well aware of the pros and cons of studying at one of the smaller city universities. Here are the... (view)

Posted 22 June 2017.

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