Valentine’s Day on a student budget

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and for those of you who are finding yourselves in the position of being both a significant other and a university student who is strapped for cash, V-Day can often leave you in a pickle. To help you out, we’ve decided to share our nuggets of wisdom with you in order to solve possible money problems on Cupid’s favourite day of the year.  Handwritten and handmade  If you’re really, seriously strapped for cash this Valentine’s, a simple way to your other half’s heart could be through something handcrafted. Avoid large, OTT cards from high street…

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Millennials and the ‘Hotel of Mum and Dad’

Living at home whilst being a young adult can be both a blessing and a curse. Sure, you may get nagged at by your parents for coming home from a night out in the early hours of the morning or for not washing the dishes, but the conveniences of paid-for central heating, food, and a safe place to park your car definitely outweigh the negatives. However, a survey of 600 young people carried out by Blinds Hut shows how 18-34yr olds who live at home may be avoiding learning valuable life skills by allowing their parents to carry their responsibilities…

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If you like reggae, dub and space travel, then look no further

Personally, I just listen to Gentleman’s Dub Club to get my fix.   I don’t know what I like more about Gentleman’s Dub Club (GDC); the fact that they gave reggae an intergalactic feel in their new album, or that they demonstrate how music knows no limitations to ethnicity. Dub’s ethos of a friendly and welcoming genre shines through – it’s good, it’s pure and it’s definitely helping me forget about Brexit.   Latest album artwork for ‘Lost in Space’ Standout tracks like Walking Away and Stardust just make you dream of that summer lifestyle. Close your…

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More focus for studying: use essential oils to help

Do you know you can enhance performance in your everyday life: at home, school, college, and even work by using essential oils to help? These kinds of therapeutic oils can help to improve focus for studying, boost concentration, and increase mental clarity if you understand how and why you should use them effectively. Experts have proved the efficiency of these aromatherapy oils for increasing your cognitive skills and memory potentials.  In fact, while preparing for tests and exams, teachers and students in ancient Greece would place rosemary or other plants on the entrances of their classrooms to enjoy their fresh…

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Why teaching abroad after graduation is the best decision

While exams are still in session and with more lectures on the agenda to be dazzled by, you might find it difficult to think about anything beyond that final year in college. However, there’s one pressing matter so many college students want to tackle, even in the middle of exam frenzy, and that’s taking a profitable, rewarding career path upon getting that degree and throwing the cap in the air. One particular answer has become wildly popular among students from all industries, and that’s moving abroad to teach, and the most common choice for native speakers is English. If you’re…

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