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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Tips and Tricks on How to Get Rid of a Hangover

I wish I could tell you to take X pill and you will be as right as rain but unfortunately that’s not the way our body works. Our body wants us to pay for the mistakes we made last night and don’t we know it. I can however give you a few tips and tricks on how to make that hangover a little bit better. The best medicine for your hangover is to drink a little more. But unfortunately this isn’t exactly appropriate, as life isn’t just one big party, even if it does seem like it is half the time…

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Sleepless Nights: Do’s and Don’ts

As university students, many of us become used to nights with little or no sleep due to studying, finishing assignments, and partying all night. We have all experienced the effects of sleepless nights. Many of us do not recognise the purpose and the importance of sleep, and how a good night’s sleep can affect our day-to-day lives. Sleep is the body’s way of rejuvenating itself. It helps replenish the energy stores we have depleted throughout the day, as well as give our organs the opportunity to rest. Lack of sleep can lead to deficiencies in concentration, reaction time and overall…

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