A student’s guide to cleaning up social media

Social media has now become our best source of news and information; it’s the norm to view people as ‘weird’ or a bit ‘prudent’ if they’re not using sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. These websites and mobile apps are great communication tools for keeping in touch with friends and letting them know what you’re up to but there can be a huge downfall when it comes to being on these platforms. Before you know it you will be finishing university and applying for graduate jobs, during the applications to these jobs you will no doubt send a CV…

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Everything but the kitchen sink!

I can remember the day so clearly when it came to me having to pack what felt like my whole life into three suitcases, four bags and three boxes. It took me two trips to Leeds from Manchester to finally have everything I ‘needed’ at my student halls. However I then realised I didn’t actually need half the stuff I brought with me, and after being at University for four months I took the majority back home with me at Christmas. So let’s have a look at the basics of what you need to take to university: KITCHEN: In my…

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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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