How to make the most of your room at university

During your time at university you will probably live in two or three different places. Student houses are renowned for being dark and dingy, so I’ve come up with a few tips and ideas when it comes to decorating your bedroom at university, without spending too much or annoying your landlord. Most students will live in student halls during their first year. These rooms are usually small with fixed furniture and it can be hard to make it look individual when compared to the other dozens of rooms in the halls, all having been built to the same specification. However the bedrooms…

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3 Top Tips For Students Using Microsoft Excel

Previously we brought you some news on all the great features Office Outlook has to offer (if you didn’t get chance to see these take a look now). Today we are proud to present you with some fantastic new additions to Microsoft Excel. Not only will these help you out with your uni work, there are also some templates that will help you organise your personal life too!   1.       Clean Up Your Data in a Flash Flash fill in the new Excel is an excellent new feature sure to make you smile! Do you ever need to manipulate data…

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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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