Find Your Motivation Again

It’s October – one month into university life and back to the reality of working for a degree. This new found motivation we all have at the beginning of the year to work towards a first, keep on top of assignments, and making the library our second home begin to disintegrate as our student habits kick back in.   9-10 lecture?      I’d rather a lie in thanks. Anything to dodge the conventional inconvenience that come with a lecture. The tutor changing the slide before you’ve finished making your notes… Freshers flu? If you haven’t got it I’m sure…

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Things They Don’t Tell You Before Starting An MA

The prospect of leaving university is scary. No matter how figured out you think you have your life, the comfort of 2pm starts and your lovely flatmates you don’t care if you do your washing up for days is difficult to leave behind. Never mind the thought of actually having to go out into the real world and getting a job. Like so many other students I finished my Sociology BA with absolutely no idea what to do next. I was pleased with my grade, I just didn’t know how to turn that into a job. That is when the…

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Balancing Full-Time Study and a Part-Time Job

Many students will know the stress that comes with studying full-time and having to commit to a part-time job. The unavoidable costs of living at university mean many of us have to tolerate working long hours and endless late nights to get by. However, it’s not impossible to balance these two rivals. Here are 5 ways how balancing these two elements can make your life a little easier. Create a study timetable This can be a good strategy to balance your time. Planning which days you can study and giving yourself specific hours committed to uni work can minimize your stress levels when deadline days loom….

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Don’t know what to do after school?

Sounds familiar? As the end of school approaches, thousands of students are putting more and more pressure on themselves to decide what they want to do next year and beyond, with the view that if they make a mistake now, they’ll end up in some dead-end career. Here’s the ultimate checklist to put your mind at ease:Choose something you want to doYour Physics teacher might be telling you that the best university degree for you is Physics, and that you won’t get a job without it. The most important thing about choosing your university degree is doing something you want…

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2016, here we are. How did we get here? The scary step of plunging in to your final year of university and the realisation that a passable essay cannot in fact be written in the early hours of the morning it’s due. On top of all this, students are beginning to worry about their future employability and what they’re actually going to do with their lives after the graduation Instagram has been uploaded. If you were in fact one of those people that left your essays to the night before, or even the day it was due – chances are…

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