Being A Working Mum At Uni

At the tender age of 16, I had completed my GCSE’s leaving school with 10 A-C grade qualifications, go me! What next though? Well, I’d heard ‘horror’ stories about people spending all those years at University and all that money (albeit Student Loans) to come out the other end and carry on working in their ‘summer job’ at Asda. That wasn’t going to be me, I thought. I had worked from the age of 13, quite pleased with earning a regular income. With no idea what it costs to live in the real world and a defiant decision not to waste…

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PAID STUDENT ROLE: STUDENT WIRE IS RECRUITING A NEW EDITOR!

  Are you a first year student looking for a placement for your CV? Do you want to make some real money? Do you want to work with one of the best agencies in the North? Well this could well be your perfect opportunity then.   One lucky candidate will be hired to take control of Student Wire and will receive commission on sponsored posts and any advertising secured. Plus if you’re lucky, freebies will come flying your way. Want to stand out from your peers? Student Wire is the perfect way to do so. With editor of one of…

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Career Success: 6 Very Good Reasons to Do an MBA

You’ve graduated from University, spent a couple of years in the business world and are making a name within the industry. Your performance is drawing consistent accolades from supervisors, and you are justifiably feeling good about the direction of your career. But is there more? One recommendation keeps falling on your receptive ears, “To reach the top, get an MBA.” You know that many upper-level managers recommend you getting one. But is this the right move for you? Is it worth the time, money and effort? For most, it’s a plus, for you pick up skills and expand your business…

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Find Your Motivation Again

It’s October – one month into university life and back to the reality of working for a degree. This new found motivation we all have at the beginning of the year to work towards a first, keep on top of assignments, and making the library our second home begin to disintegrate as our student habits kick back in.   9-10 lecture?      I’d rather a lie in thanks. Anything to dodge the conventional inconvenience that come with a lecture. The tutor changing the slide before you’ve finished making your notes… Freshers flu? If you haven’t got it I’m sure…

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Ace that Essay – Tips for Improving Concentration and Avoiding Distractions

When you first pack up your belongings ready to descend on your university of choice, you soon become caught up in a whirlwind of parties and socialising that you forget that you actually came to learn. Yep, uni isn’t all about nights spent in the Students Union with a tequila shot or five – ahem. It’s about gaining the qualifications you need in order to progress into the career path of your choice. Sadly, how many Netflix series you can watch in a week and how few hours’ sleep you can survive on post-party aren’t the kind of things you…

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