How To Avoid Being Average – Teach English Abroad!

Is it too soon to start thinking about summer already? Not if you want to better last year’s events! To avoid the dreaded move back home, the boredom, the menial summer job and the average pay to match, how does moving abroad for a summer sound instead? Scary? Impossible? A lot of organisation? Wrong! Avoid being average this summer – boost your CV, meet new people, earn money & get a tan whilst you’re at it by teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Teach English at a Summer Camp A lot of students who want to do something a…

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The ultimate 15 minute morning workout (for men)

Here is a quick workout to help you shake off the cobwebs when you wake up and put you in the best mental and physical shape to start the day! 1.      Push-ups (25 reps) An old favourite! This is a great move for working your chest, triceps and core muscles. Make sure your hands are about shoulder width apart and your back stays straight throughout the movement. If this gets too easy for you, try as many reps as you can in a minute or doing them on your fists rather than flat palms for a greater challenge. 2.      Plank…

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Healthy packed lunches

Many students forget (or are too lazy) to bring packed lunches to University, and often end up eating processed, unhealthy lunches and snacks at the canteen or the local fast-food joint instead. Students often blame busy mornings for their lack of packed lunches, but with my three P´s (preparation, planning and portions) you will not only save money and cut down on calories, but also keep your blood sugar levels stable throughout long lectures and evenings at the library, which will help your concentration and focus these last few weeks before the summer.   1. Preparation In case you hit…

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3 Top Tips For Students Using Microsoft Outlook

With Office 2013 there are so many new features that must be explored. Here are a few exciting new additions that will save you so much time – you will begin to question how you ever coped without them. This week we have brought to you some of the new features Outlook has to offer:   1.       Never Forget an Attachment! Have you ever written the infamous words ‘please find attached’ and then sent the email without an attachment? Well this will now be a thing of the past; Outlook can now detect if a message contains words typically used…

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Choosing the right University for you

Once into my second year of A-levels, the dreaded time came to choose five Universities to apply for, which then lead to me picking a final choice. It can all seem very daunting, but here is my how-to guide on ensuring you pick the right University for you. 1. Distance One of the most important factors to consider is distance. Do you want to be at home, near home or as far away as possible? This is a completely individual choice; some people are home birds whilst some like to fly the nest. Don’t let the choices of your friends…

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