• AGM Season

    Despite everything that’s going on in the world right now, it’s AGM season at uni as usual! AGM stands for Annual General Meeting, and is a meeting in which a society or club elects next year’s committee. We’re lucky to have the technology available to us to allow us to continue with this tradition of […]

  • Self Care Day

    Sometimes we all have to take a day off and really care for ourselves. Whether you’ve just had a lot on your plate, or you’re struggling with some mental health issues, it is so important that we listen to our minds and bodies and take a day off when we can. In this blog post, […]

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  • Planning Coursework and Being Prepared

    Almost all of us will have to hand in some coursework at some point in our time at university. I feel like a lot more focus is put on how to prepare for exams than coursework such as essays or other hand-ins, so I thought a little guide on how to plan and prepare for […]

  • Student Cooking Essentials

    As a student, there are many obstacles you might come across when learning to cook for yourself. In this blog post, I’ll hopefully be able to help you distinguish what you need to be able to cook healthy, tasty meals for yourself and what you don’t. Firstly, I recommend getting your hands on a student […]

  • Dealing with Loneliness at Uni

    For something that almost every student will experience whilst at university, loneliness is not something that students generally talk about. I would love to break the stigma and get people talking about what makes them feel lonely at university and ways to prevent the feeling from becoming overwhelming. So, yes, this post is a bit […]

  • Exam Studying Tips

    Exam season is almost upon us so I thought I’d share some of my favourite studying tips! Find and set up your best environment to study in. Whether that’s the silent section in the library or playing music in your bedroom, being in an environment that works best for you will give you the best […]

  • Being a Class Rep

    This year, I was elected to become one of the two Level 3 History class reps. I think becoming a class rep is a fantastic idea if you’re interested in changing things on your course or at least having a positive impact on the student body and getting involved in the way things run on […]

  • My Favourite Things About the Library

    As a history student, I spend a lot of time in the library on campus. I heard this saying once and I’ve always remembered it: the library is our lab. As in, in the School of Humanities, you don’t have timetabled lab sessions, but you do need to spend time outside of class consolidating what […]

  • Weeks One and Two Round Up

    Weeks one and two seemed to be over in a flash! I can’t believe week three of classes is already fast approaching. I thought I’d do a quick realistic review of my first two weeks. Firstly, on the weekend of freshers fair i.e. right before classes started, I finally got a part time job here […]

  • How to make/save some money as a student

    Moving away from home and having to pay for everything all of a sudden can be a bit of a shock to the system. Even if you get student funding or a scholarship, sometimes it can be difficult to budget so that you’re actually able to save up for the future. However, after two years […]