Why Should You Study Abroad?

Over the years more people from other countries have decided to pack their bags and study abroad! Overseas education is the hot favourite in today’s age. The question obviously sparks, why do students prefer Overseas Education? There are a number of reasons for this change in ambition! Today’s student does not alone satisfy themselves with the plan of obtaining education and a degree but also the wider desire to travel, gain experiences and expose themselves to so much more by studying overseas. Furthermore students prefer globally accepted degrees, which are welcomed in all countries. The possibility to travel and live anywhere…

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The seven student shopping tips that will leave you with more style for your money

  Living on a student budget isn’t the easiest of tasks and with more going on than ever before it is important not to compromise your style for the sake of a good time. Here are seven short tips that will help you maintain your style without emptying your purse.     1. Pick quality over quantity  Primark may seem like a quick fix to your clothing problems, but a quick fix it is. We tend to buy cheaper clothes so we can have more clothes but this is one of societies biggest style faux pas. You must always keep…

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Top 5 free apps for students

We all love a bargain and we’re all students, so we’ve rounded up our favourite free apps on the market at the moment. This is by no way a definitive list, and we’d love to hear from you if you think we’ve missed something out – drop us a comment! Pocket Do you ever find yourself reading articles or finding websites online and thinking “wow, this will be perfect for my presentation / report / dissertation / etc?”. Or clicking through to a cool story, and then realising that you don’t have time to read it all, or you want…

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Fancy Dress on a Budget? No Problem.

Creating a fancy dress outfit on your poor student budget couldn’t be easier, thanks to shops such as Primark and Poundland. There’s no need to be ashamed of homemade outfits, as these are usually the best! It’s so easy to create your own, rather than pay for something from eBay. (Although I’m definitely not ruling that out, I found a great Robin Hood outfit on there!)   Robbers: This one is great, as dressing up as a robber on a budget couldn’t be easier! All you’ll need is a black and white stripy top (easily found in Primark/H&M/Peacocks) and some…

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How to Ensure You Don’t Pile on the Pounds at University

Weight Scales

Instead of telling you to starve yourself and to live off cuppa soups and super noodles, I have come up with 5 simple guidelines to help you keep the weight off. 1.            Drink less – Drink is a big calorie bust up.  As a student you drink at least once a week, some of you two, some of you three and some of you party animals even more. But do you know how many calories are in each drink you have? Cut down on how much you drink and stay away from the high calorie drinks such as beer, and…

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