How To Make The Library More Bearable

It’s that time of year again. Our coursework deadlines are fast approaching, and exam revision is beginning to take over our lives and leave us drowned in work, stress and tears. How can we possibly make spending time in the library that slightly bit more bearable and motivating? Library days can be long, draining and mentally straining – especially with our alcohol-infused student brains, complimented with the sun that is beginning to come out. What are the best ways to help us keep our heads down whilst dealing with the fact that we could be spending our time at the pub…

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StudentWire’s Ultimate Office Party

Well, what an exciting couple of weeks it’s been! We moved into a brand new, bigger office which meant one thing…we had to host the ultimate office-warming party! From beer pong on the board room table to archery in the office, we made sure ‘FUN’ was key to our party and judging by the sore heads in morning, we definitely achieved this.  Now, hosting a party isn’t the easiest of tasks and we wanted to make sure we had everything covered and this included the decorations. Hurn & Hurn, the unique homeware store, sent us some beautiful LED lights:   …

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Seven Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Uni Experience:

University will probably be the best three years of your life, so its important to make the most of it. Just because you’re having fun and week long parties, it doesn’t mean that you can’t focus on your studies. Find a good balance between the two. Enjoy this experience and come out with a great degree. Then you’re a real winner.    1. Talk to everyone and anyone This is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and push yourself into new things. By talking to anyone this will help you make new friends and create a…

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The Trials Of Getting Work Experience

The job market is fierce. You don’t need to be told that. I am sure you’re reminded of it by a well-meaning relative who doesn’t understand why you went to university, every time you go home. Along with a good degree, employers are wanting more from students than ever before; extracurricular activities, volunteering, sports and of course, the dreaded work experience. The expectations that students might have completed a placement or two over the summer is slightly unlikely. But that students will undergo hours of tea making and printing in order to put multiple placements on their CV. With the…

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Writing a Paper? Make it Exceptional with These 5 Tips

  Whether you’re at high school or college, there are some universal rules to stick to when you’re writing an academic paper. Your paper will need to show that you have a firm understanding of a topic, and that you can deconstruct ideas and even propose arguments with strict reasoning and evidence. In order to write the most exceptional academic papers, simply take on board some of these tips.   Always Prepare Writing a fantastic paper requires you to plan. No successful writer doesn’t plan their paper. You simply need to begin by thinking about what you intend to achieve,…

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