Student Worries: 5 Steps To Forget Your Troubles

Have you ever found yourself in the dire situation of constantly struggling with your troubles? Are you distressed because you feel belittled by your worries, or is it because you think that not worrying at all could lead to something even worse? When you have started pondering over your troubles, does it leave you feeling impossible to halt your worrying? In case you have found yourself in any of these situations, you shouldn’t be too concerned, because it is only normal for a significant number of people. About 1 in every 10 people perceives the process of focusing on their troubles to be…

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Meet Your New Summer Skin Care Routine!

As we head into the summer months there are a number of ways you can prepare your skin to minimise damage and keep yourself healthy during the warmer weather. Summer brings an increased exposure to UV rays that can cause damage to your skin and make it difficult to maintain your usual routine, especially if you have problem skin including oily, or acne prone. Meet your new summer skin care routine, that will not only protect your skin, it will soothe and help you maintain a youthful, healthy appearance. Moisturise70% of your body is made up of water, and during the…

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You’re 5 Steps Away From Starting Your Own Business

We all have dreams of being our own boss, but when the reality is that you’ve been eating beans on toast in your university halls for the past 3 years rather than plotting world domination, it can certainly feel like a dream that will never become a reality.Worrying that all is lost will get you nowhere, but with a hefty dose of ambition and the right people and tools around you, starting your own business won’t feel like a far off dream that only occurs once your head hits the pillow.With lots of research, careful planning and a little know…

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A student’s guide to spring cleaning

Students and cleaning are not two words you normally hear in the same sentence. Yet, with the Easter break round the corner and clutter piling up on your desk and in cupboards, spending a Sunday afternoon spring cleaning will mean you come back to university prepared and organised for the exam period.Tidy Desk, Tidy MindHaving a clear desk is proven to increase the effectiveness of study and general concentration, so now is the time to bin those expired takeaway deals and disregarded essay plans littering your desk and notice boards. A good tip to keep your desk tidy is to…

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Work Experience: Why do we need it?

20 years ago, it would’ve been a case of making a few phone-calls and getting your Mum or teacher to put in a good word for you. But now, work experience is a whole other ball game. As more and more people are graduating, opportunities for jobs straight out of university are becoming harder to come by. In steps the dreaded: work experience. So why do we need it now? Well, look at it from the employers’ perspective. They want someone who can prove that they are worthwhile to the company. Sifting through over 50 applications for one job role…

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