Guidance

  • A round up of my favourite parts of University life Wondering what to write my next blog on, I came up with the idea of writing a roundup of my favourite parts of university life so far. Within university there are hundreds of opportunities to get involved with stuff outside of your degree…often seen as […]

  • How to Shop Online Like a Pro: Tips and Tricks to Getting the Best Deal When Online Shopping

    With one hand on a computer and another on a credit card, the internet has set up shop, right in the comforts of your own university dorm room. If you can’t save yourself from purchasing a holographic jumpsuit that you’re only going to wear once, you can rest assured. You’ll know you’ll be shopping online […]

  • 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 […]

  • The importance of the customer experience

      If like me, you are brand loyal and tend to buy from the same brands.  usually go for one brand (or another), depending on the price, student discount, the ease of the website and the customer service. When I find a brand or shop I like I tend to stick to it, for ease […]

  • 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 […]

  • In Lieu of World Mental Health Awareness Day

    In lieu of World Mental Health Awareness Day which – was this past Thursday – I thought today would be an apt time to share my experience of mental health during university, in the hope that this might help at least one person to reach out and ask for help if they are needing it. […]

  • First Month of First Year!

    Well Everyone, whether we have just begun first year or are beginning another year of university, we have made it through Month One! I have learned so much in four weeks! First being, getting lost is entirely normal. I have to admit that trying to read the room directions was not the easiest beginning to […]

  • 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 […]