Why summer is the best time to flex your entrepreneurial muscles

Another university year is over — or maybe your university life has now come to an end. Regardless it’s time to enjoy the summer before either going back to lectures, starting your job search, or beginning that sought-after grad scheme. Whether you know your plans for September or not, one thing you should certainly consider is flexing your entrepreneurial muscles and trying out a business concept of your own.Summer is the perfect time for a lot of things: barbecues, days at the beach, holidays, festivals — but with all that spare time in-between, what about starting your own company? Maybe…

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Don’t Let Hay Fever Ruin Your Exams

Exams are never something to look forward to, but if you have to cope with hay fever as well, it can make the whole experience a total misery. Plus to make things worse, research shows that students who have hay fever are 40% more likely to drop a grade in their final summer exams compared to their mocks in January. Luckily, there are several things you can do to help maintain those all important grades.Airborne allergens expert Max Wiseberg, who has suffered from hayfever himself since a child, has some simple advice for students sitting exams this summer.To limit your pollen…

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In The Nood

Running low on energy? Workloads piling up? Finding it harder and harder to drag yourself out of bed in morning? We feel you. Exams are rapidly approaching and now that the sun is beginning to shine, those afternoons in the library are leaving you feeling more and more drained. That’s where In The Nood comes in.They’re nutritional, a great way to fight back hunger and give you tons of natural energy to help you get through the day. They’re also the perfect pre/post workout for when you’re in need of a little energy boost. Each energy ball is packed full of antioxidants,…

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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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iPad Mini vs Pen and Paper / Note Taking

Pen & Paper has forever been the norm of note taking throughout the ages. For a long time, pen to paper was the sure fire way of taking a note down, of writing something or just general being able to make a mark on some form of paper. As the years progress and technology is slowly taking over every aspect of our lives in some way or another, I share with you, the students, the iPad Mini for note taking whilst in lectures – or wherever else you may be. When I first started my course back in September 2014 I entered…

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