Guide to University charity challenges

Charity challenges are becoming more popular with Universities and come in all shapes and sizes! Young people now have the opportunity to trek, cycle, volunteer and even have the chance to take part in ‘extreme’ challenges such as mountain expeditions! Many people may think that these opportunities are not available to them because they cost too much or they’re not in the right physical condition. They would be wrong! Most challenges will have a minimum amount of money that an individual will need to raise to take part in the challenge; this amount will also include a lot of your…

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The Student Halls Lottery

Moving away from home for the first time to go to University is one of the most exciting and nerve racking things a young person can do; It’s your chance to be independent, live with new people and make lifelong friends. Sounds perfect right? Well, it might not be as perfect as you believe it to be. Before moving into halls everyone has an expectation that it will be a year of parties and living with your friends, however living in halls can be like playing the lottery; your numbers may not come up. Most people that you meet will…

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Why Should You Study Abroad?

Over the years more people from other countries have decided to pack their bags and study abroad! Overseas education is the hot favourite in today’s age. The question obviously sparks, why do students prefer Overseas Education? There are a number of reasons for this change in ambition! Today’s student does not alone satisfy themselves with the plan of obtaining education and a degree but also the wider desire to travel, gain experiences and expose themselves to so much more by studying overseas. Furthermore students prefer globally accepted degrees, which are welcomed in all countries. The possibility to travel and live anywhere…

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Stress-Busting Tips and Tricks

Being a student can be a great experience, you are able to study a subject that you love, take advantage of every new opportunity and make new friends. However student life does come with a down side, it can be stressful and very difficult. Personal experiences have taught me that it is easy to become overwhelmed by the challenges student life can throw at you, especially with deadlines approaching. Therefore it is important to have a few defences in your arsenal to keep stress at bay. Firstly spending some time in silence every day; in this high-tech environment of television…

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