Tips for moving into your first student house

University is known as one of the best times of your life and one of the main reasons is due to the fact you get to live with your friends. If you’re lucky then in first year you may be put into a flat with people that will be friends for life. Although, getting to choose who you live with in second year is where the fun really starts. However moving into a house instead of having the security of a flat can bring with it a few changes so here are some hopefully useful tips and things I’ve learnt…

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4 Top Tips For Using Microsoft PowerPoint

Last week we brought you all the new features from Microsoft Word, today we give you a guided tour of what PowerPoint has to offer. Hope you are as amazed as we are – Uni life just got a whole lot easier with this programme! 1.       Blissful Formatting With Smart Guides it’s easy to perfectly align shapes and images in presentations. You can also customise the colour of the guides which makes editing much faster. Give it a try! 2.       Student Report PowerPoint Use this colourful student report PowerPoint template to create an impression – includes easy-to-follow instructions on how…

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Students Guide to the Spring/Summer 13 Trends

Here’s the guide of how to nail the top Spring/Summer 13 trends without breaking your student bank account. If you are like me, a student living a champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget, fear not! You can still rock all this seasons hottest trends whilst avoiding not being able to eat for the rest of the month by being careful and clever when clothes shopping.             Trend #1- 1960s As featured on the Marc Jacobs catwalk, the 1960s trend for Spring/Summer 13 features checkerboard looks, super short shift dresses and swing coats. Get the look…

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Decorating your Uni room on a budget (from another point of view!)

When you first move into your student accommodation, it can be a very daunting experience. Not only is moving into a flat with strangers intimidating enough but it can be hard  to accept your room as your new home for the next 14-16 weeks, when it resembles a prison cell. However a few simple decorations and your new room will feel like serenity amongst the chaos that is uni! Here’s some advice on decorating your uni room. 1. Homesickness is natural when first moving away from home so have photos of family and friends in your room. Snapfish is a…

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Can’t stop baking!

For anyone who doesn’t know me, I am a self-confessed baking nerd who is slightly addicted to baking and loves to eat scrummy yummy cakes more than anything. People think of addiction as a bad thing and I guess in some cases it is. However with baking, the difference is that everyone is encouraging me to carry on, so it can’t be that bad! So here is a quick intro into my world and the joyous hours I have spent in my kitchen, baking for loved ones. As you can already tell I am a passionate baker and I think it…

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