Competition!! – Free the Fresher

COMPETITION!!! Free the Fresher are creating an online competition in collaboration with Student Wire across social media platforms to give 5 lucky students the chance to win one of their “getting started pack’s” which is worth £50. Their packs all include the kitchen, bedroom and uni essentials you’ll need when approaching your next year at university.    To enter this competition, you are required to upload a photo onto either Twitter, Facebook or Instagram of you showing us why YOU deserve the starter pack. A few examples and ideas for you to get you started may be you insinuating how much…

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Job Hunting Facts Every Graduate Should Know + Giveaway

For graduates about to venture out into the daunting world of recruitment and selection, you may have read some fairly intimidating statistics.But it’s not all doom and gloom. Getting yourself prepared for the jobs market and undertaking a bit of career coaching can be seriously beneficial for new graduates. With valuable one-to-one sessions, career coaches help job seekers with their CVs, provide interview tips and assist with skills development, including helping you perfect your personal brand!To that end, Grit Po!nt are running a competition to give you the chance to win a year’s FREE subscription to their graduate career coaching…

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The ultimate launch party? This could get interesting.

Think you’ve got what it takes to come up with the ultimate party? Make all the decisions? Have all the power? Well now you can give it a shot. Student favorite, the Box Bar in Headingley, Leeds, is running a great promotion to celebrate its re-launch (it’s closing on 6th July and being refurbished and extended before re-opening on 23rd July) where YOU get to decide every element of the party. It works like this: you just need to head to the Box’s Facebook page, and tell them what factors you’d like incorporated into the launch party. From drinks to…

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Verses for my Valentine

Roses are red, violets are blue… we all know the drill. Fancy dabbling in the poetic arts? Interflora, one of the UK’s leading online florists is running a Verses for my Valentine competition that you guys could enter and be in with the chance to win an iPad Air 2. All you have to do is dabble in 140 characters of poetic wonder, perfect for the creative few. Not feeling the Valentine’s romance yet? Here are a few of the old classics to give you some inspiration: “A hundred hearts would be too few. To carry all my love for…

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UK Blog Awards 2015 – We’ve been shortlisted!

A huge thank you to everyone who voted for us for the Young Person Recognition category. We’ve been shortlisted for the UK Blog Awards 2015, so it is now time for the judges to decide who will be the winner! It is a great opportunity for all of our student writers so we have our fingers crossed for the next round. We’ve taken a look at some of the competition and it’s amazing to be grouped with such a standard of blogs. So keep your eyes peeled with updates and wish us luck! Take a look at our fellow contestants:

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