How to get fit without the gym

Going to the gym may sound like the most daunting thing in the world, especially with a dreadful hangover after a cheap student night out, and not to mention trying to find the time to fit in an hour work out session around your lectures. But fear not, because keeping fit without a costly gym membership isn’t all that difficult. Gym memberships don’t come cheap, especially for us students and I’m sure that many of you would rather keep the £30 a month for a well deserved night out right? Well, if that’s the case then read on. Here are…

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Top Tips to Deal with Exam Stress

It’s a well-known fact that the majority of people hate exams – whether you’re a student or not. It’s also a well-known fact that we tend to avoid revising for said exams and by doing so we end up stressed and wishing we’d have paid more attention in lectures. Then the realisation kicks in about not making enough revision notes because a measly page of half-hearted notes isn’t enough to get you through a 2 hour exam. Here are 5 top tips to help you avoid being stressed about your exams.  Start early:  We say this every year when we…

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Why you should NOT get a part time job at University

I’m 18 years old and I’ve had five jobs since I turned 15. I was once called a ‘jobaholic’ by a friend, and I’d have to agree. I come from a very working class family who put a lot of pressure on me to make my own money from a young age, so it felt natural to stumble into the world of work as soon as possible. I enjoyed working, and most of all, I enjoyed money! But then I started university. I was working as a waitress part-time for a big, well known company. I think I must have…

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The Dangers of Facebook

How would you feel if you were set up, humiliated, hurt physically and mentally all because you thought you knew and could trust who you were talking to… The majority of us accept people on Facebook if we know of them. But… Do we really know these people? How many of them would actually be there for you if you really needed them? It’s simple to create a profile, add your friends, upload pictures etc, but when it comes down to it, how can we 100% guarantee that we actually know who we are talking to? Asking adults and parents…

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