Independence vs. loneliness at university

Packing your life into suitcases, waving goodbye to your childhood bedroom, and feeling just a little bit lost when you parents leave you in a new building, a new city, with new people. This will definitely sound familiar to the majority of you. Fast forward through the first few weeks of uni; you’ve unpacked, the (perhaps drunken) antics of fresher’s week have worn off, and your studying officially begins. And all of a sudden, it may start to hit home that uni isn’t a summer camp and you have to survive alone, without the usual cocoon of friends and family….

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The Hunt Guides – Review

Whether the plan is a gap year, a summer road trip or a multi-country backpacking adventure, The HUNT Guides Boxed Sets will provide local insight and flavor to any trip.   I was lucky enough to get sent these pocked guides to review. I have a personal interest in travelling, and was very excited to receive these and have a good look. As summer has just ended and students are about to get back to university life, it might be exciting to get planning next years summer (so its the best one yet!). The Hunt guides are aimed to give…

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What Happens To My Mental Health After University?

The end of university is a strange and conflicting time. With deadlines done and exams taken, ideally, the only feelings we should be experiencing are joy, relief and giddy excitement at the prospect of new beginnings and fresh starts. No more all-nighters in the library, no more terrible campus coffee, and no more anxious waits for delayed student loan deposits…This is supposed to be the time where the childish notions of classmates and homework are stripped way to reveal a professional, industry-ready graduate, fresh faced and ready to take on the world. But with every one in four university students…

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Seven Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Uni Experience:

University will probably be the best three years of your life, so its important to make the most of it. Just because you’re having fun and week long parties, it doesn’t mean that you can’t focus on your studies. Find a good balance between the two. Enjoy this experience and come out with a great degree. Then you’re a real winner.    1. Talk to everyone and anyone This is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and push yourself into new things. By talking to anyone this will help you make new friends and create a…

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Travel Destinations For A Student Budget

Although students have to learn to how budget quickly and sufficiently when flying the nest, if it is done right, at the end of the term you can celebrate getting through the semesters with a breakaway. Here are three places I would recommend to students to consider for your stress-free and well deserved break:   Budapest This beautiful place is perfect for everyone. Whether you are a party animal looking for a quirky, different scene to go out or if you prefer to go sightseeing. Budapest caters for all, and a tip I would recommend is to purchase a Hop on-Hop off…

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