Advice for new students

  • Some Things I’ve Learnt from Counselling

    Counselling has helped me so much on a personal level, but it’s also taught me a great deal. These are some of the more general pieces of advice I have received, and hopefully, they might help some of you too. 1. The longer you avoid doing something you’re scared of, the harder it is to […]

  • Small Self Care Tips

    I think it’s really important that we continue to look after ourselves during lockdown and isolation. So, I thought I would put together 5 small self care tips for you to practice perhaps every day or every other day that can help to keep you calm and positive during these tough times! Get fresh air! […]

  • Hints and Tips to Thrive in Online Assessment Centres and Interviews

    As a Master’s student I have been applying for graduate rules since the beginning of last semester. In the last semester of my university degree, I have been starting to get replies from some companies inviting me for interviews and assessment centres. During this (second) strange time, I have had to do these from home. […]

  • An Abstract Conversation about Mental Health

    Mental health. Now that we’ve all been plunged into another lockdown, it’s being mentioned a lot. Whether it be TV campaigns encouraging you to reach out to each other, or your tutors reminding you to look after yourselves, it’s impossible to avoid. So I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about mental health in […]

  • How to Avoid Burning Out When Writing an Essay

    As an English and Film student, I’m familiar with the ebb and flow of productivity. Sometimes you can feel totally at the top of your game, with the words pouring out of you and onto the paper. While other days you can feel like ‘low tide’, with thoughts drying up in your head. Getting those words […]

  • Tips for Christmas on a Budget

    Today I thought I’d share with you my top 5 tips for doing Christmas shopping on a budget! I know a lot of us a students with not that much money behind us, so sticking to a budget is probably the best idea around Christmas time. Look out for student discounts. I mean, this tip […]

  • Sustainable Living

    There has become a major trend for innovation and new, exciting products. I myself am fully behind innovation and development for the planet and for us who live with challenges that can be helped with new technologies. While some of this is good, it has also has its drawbacks. Due to fast-pace change, companies strive […]

  • My top 5 tips for university students

    Being a university student can be hard, especially during these challenging times. That has made me discover different things that I wish I had realized earlier, but I’m glad I got them down while I’m still a fresher! Hope they can help you as much as they have helped me 🙂  1. Take time to […]

  • How to Keep on Top of Deadlines

    Around this time in the semester, it seems like all our deadlines hit us at once. I’ve got a couple of tips that will hopefully help you if you’re struggling with this like I am! Firstly, if you haven’t already, make a note of when all your deadlines are. It might be worth structuring this […]

  • Gadgets to Make Student Life Just a Little Bit Easier!

    Student life can be quite hectic! With lectures, tutorials, assignments, eating and sleeping to juggle, it really doesn’t feel like there are enough hours in the day! Technology, however, can help to make student life just a little bit easier! With Christmas right around the corner, here are my top affordable gadgets that you (or […]