An insight into the life of a student living at home – Should I have branched out?

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For the majority of people, one of the biggest hypes surrounding university is moving away from home, loosening ties with parents and irritating siblings, and finally living under a roof you can call your own (technically your roof belongs to the university – however the debris from your regular food and wet paper towel fights make it yours temporarily). Statistically, the number of students who choose to reside in student accommodation exceeds those that don’t. I am among the latter and commute to and from university on the days I need to attend seminars and lectures. As the end of…

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6 amazing apps for studying

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With our access to technology and the mind-boggling array of resources available online, you might say that being a student is easier than ever. There is a lot more clicking through Google now than there is leafing through library books anyway– which I, for one, welcome. It makes it a million times easier to do a good job of my studies. But what if life could be even easier? You’ve probably only seen the tip of the iceberg when it comes to effectively utilising technology for your studies. Over the last few months I’ve been trying to get more organised…

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Why students should blog

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Blogging is an extremely popular platform for not only writers but anyone with any interest. Not only does it help improve your writing and proof reading skills which of course is very handy and useful whilst being a student, but it can also be very personal and fun. With a blog you are able to write about anything you wish to, and can share it to who ever you choose, whether it be a lot of people, just friends or even kept to yourself. It could be that you’re into sport? Or maybe beauty and lifestyle? Maybe you just fancy…

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Naanster – the perfect uni snack

Naanster

Whether you’re rushing about with uni work or fighting the dreaded hangover it is often the biggest inconvenience to faff around with cooking. Whether its 12am the night before a 9am lecture or 1pm sat at your desk trying to get your essay done, Naanster is the perfect snack to save you from the messy uni kitchen and pre-uni lunch prep. Naanster is a unique and convenient handmade snack that comes in four tasty Indian flavours. Being a huge curry fan (and also keen on something that only takes 90-seconds in the microwave) I was excited and intrigued to review…

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Run or Dye

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The UK’s biggest colour run has arrived just in time for the weather to warm and the fitness regimes to kick in. Not that you have to be fit for this 5K as the main aim of the run is not that fastest time but to get absolutely covered in paint! Run or Dye is kick starting this spring in Manchester and spans across the country all the way through to October. With 10,000 people having already signed up it’s time to get involved, gather your mates together, find the whitest clothes you can and run, walk or skip to…

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