What is every office missing?

So when starting your first placement or work experience you’re absolutely committed to making a great first impression and bagging the perfect job. Walking in wearing your smartest clothes possible (for a student!) you are desperately trying to embrace your inner professional business women/man. Looking around you see all of the typical business essentials: desks, printers, computers, meeting rooms, a beer fridge. Wait what? A BEER FRIDGE. Is this real? This place is amazing. Who said that working in an office 9-5 was long and boring? No no no, what better way to hook a student than with free beer?…

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Top 5 things students could not bare to bring home this summer

As far as students are concerned, what happens at uni, stays at uni…But what happens when term ends and you need to get your belongings home? What do you do with your stuff… or should we say ‘evidence’?Our friends at LOVESPACE – the UK’s first and largest storage-by-the-box service has conducted a survey, asking 2000 students “What items could you not bear to take home from uni this summer?” As a storage company that collects from people’s doors, they expected responses on the ‘hardship’ of transporting things home.This was definitely a problem; however the answers were a little more interesting than that….

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A guide to a great New Year’s Eve

 No matter where and how you spend it, for many it’s the most hyped up night of year. After lazing around over Christmas, it’s time to get off the sofa and dressed up, and prepare ourselves for the countdown to midnight. But many people complain that New Year’s Eve is often a disappointment and overrated – here’s how to make sure you have the best night possible. Make travel plans Many taxi companies will charge double or even triple fee on the night, so think of other ways to get to where you need to go. If a taxi is your only…

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Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part Two)

And we’re back! Here is the follow up to Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part One), this is now part two and the final part to the Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice. If you haven’t already read part one you can read it here. If you already have read it then let’s recap quickly. In the first part I provided eight answers to eight questions which I’d asked a handful of students from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln spread out across the years. It’s time to continue. Onto question nine. 9. So what is it that makes you wish you could…

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Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part One)

September 2015 see’s the start of first year for a lot of students attending university. Now before these articles focus on your course and general advice throughout first year, this article is all about the very important week that is Freshers. It’s hardly a mystery or a secret to anyone, it’s an important week in the university calender and if you’re fooled by the usual misconception that it’s a week of drinking, sleeping around and suffering hangovers then you won’t understand why it’s such an important week. This article will outline in detail just why Freshers week is so important…

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