What Is UKCAT And Who Should Take It

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The UKCAT, otherwise known as the UK Clinical Aptitude Test, is an assessment used in both medicine and dentistry. It is a test that helps universities make a more informed choice when it comes to choosing from the applicants who wish to study a variety of medical and dental programmes across the UK.It is carried out to help achieve greater fairness during the selection process when it comes to accepting students onto university courses. Used in collaboration with other admission processes such as the UCAS application, the UKCAT tests mental abilities, attitudes and professional behaviour that is required to be…

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I Will Walk 10,000 Steps – Deeper Sleeper Challenge #5

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I loved this months Sealy Deeper Sleeper Challenge! I’m already quite an active person and so when I received my Pedometer in the post, I jumped for joy. 10,000 steps a day? This was the perfect excuse to drag my friends and family out and about with me!I already have a pedometer app on my phone and find it incredibly useful. Personally, I use Pacer and it’s completely free. I first downloaded it out of curiosity. You may think I you aren’t that active but just walking to the end of the road can be 100 steps. The steps quickly add…

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Sheffield Coors Light Ice Cave

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If you’re out and about near Sheffield then the Coors Light Ice Cave is a must! Between the 15th September and the 25th September, Coors Ice is holding the first ever Ice Cave event in Sheffield. It’ll definitely be the coolest bar in the city!Ticket holders will be greeted on the Devonshire Green by an arctic explorer, fresh from the Rocky Mountains. They will be equipped with thermal capes expertly designed to withstand 30 minutes in the chilly temperatures. Visitors can literally “chill out” with a refreshing bottle or pint of Coors Light and the more adventurous explorer can choose…

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Quick Ways To Make Your Uni Accommodation Feel More Like Home

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It’s tough being away from home at uni. It’s even tougher still when you feel trapped between four very boring, very plain walls in an overall very dull room. It can ruin your uni experience, the dread of coming back from lectures or from a night out to a room that you hate. We all know that there is a big difference between a house and home and so by following these simple tips, you can make your new student accommodation feel more homely and your overall uni experience more enjoyable.Personalised ObjectsPersonalised items really allow you to make a room…

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How to Stay Entertained Before Term Starts

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When the last bell before summer rings and you slope off out of your last lecture, the long summer ahead feels never-ending. A couple of months to fill with a whole lot of plans and lots of happy memories waiting to be made.You probably started pretty strong too. You planned lots of meet ups with friends, had the annual summer holiday with your family and you *maybe* completed all your assignments way before you go back.But now the boredom has really started to set in.With a few weeks to go until you’re headed back to university, the last stretch can…

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