Travelling tips to ensure you make the most of your adventures!

Exams are nearly over and the end of the university year is fast approaching, which can only mean one thing …. Summer is almost here! I’m sure everyone has fabulous summer plans and this summer it seems that more people than ever are choosing to go travelling the world. Whether it be Australia, Thailand, America or India you are set for an incredible adventure. Travelling is such an amazing experience and it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of it all, but it is essential that you are properly prepared in order to have the best possible time…

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University drop-out: The End of the World?

A university drop out. A certain amount of taboo surrounds the subject, I was once embarrassed of my label but a year down the line I see it as a life experience. Originally studying Law at Liverpool John Moore’s, I enjoyed the surprised look when I told people- yes I’m blonde and yes I’m going to do a law degree- this made it all the more difficult when I decided to drop out, I didn’t want to prove those sceptical people right. Searching online there is so little information advising students on what to do when dropping out of university,…

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5 Ways to avoid arguments with your housemates

1. Do your washing up. Without a doubt the main cause for arguments in student houses is washing up. People are very different, whereas one person may think leaving washing up isn’t the end of the world, others can disagree and this can actually lead to quite heated arguments. Leaving the washing up is unsightly and can eventually start to smell, easiest solution – do your washing up, as soon as it needs doing. Or alternatively eat ready meals, no washing up at all. 2. Students like to sleep – this is a well-known fact. However this requires a whole new…

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5 ways to Pimp your Porridge!

Often when people hear the word porridge they think of a bowl of pallid, sludgy and boring old oatmeal. But that doesn’t have to be the case. I´ll admit, it doesn’t sound very glamorous or exciting at first – but with a little imagination and experimentation in the kitchen, you can kick-start your mornings with the world’s healthiest and cheapest super food! Porridge is high in fibre, and has therefore been proven to improve bowel functions, reduce risks of diabetes, lower cholesterol and to help you lose weight by maintaining steady blood sugar levels throughout the day. In addition, studies have shown…

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A guide to leading a tidy student life

We usually end up cluttering our lives with unnecessary thoughts and stuff. With every acquisition, we lose some more space and a sense of freedom. Students somehow tend to fall prey to the temptation of buying almost anything and everything. This usually leads to cluttered homes and lack of organization. It doesn’t take long for this clutter to take over your life and leaves you in a hapless state. It is better to control this clutter before it ends up impeding your life. Read along to know how to de-clutter and manage your life in the best possible manner! Identify clutter Most…

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