7 steps to joining the freelance revolution

A quiet revolution is underway in halls of residence, house shares and flatshares across Britain; a revolution that is leveraging digital technologies to put healthy sums of money in the pockets of students in towns and cities from Edinburgh to East London, and from Belfast to Brighton.According to research from Elance 21% of UK graduates with first class honours say they have already chosen to work as a freelancer, while 29% of all graduates suggested freelancing will form part of their career strategy during the next five years.Beyond university, data from the government’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) indicates there are…

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Need for Speed (Xbox One) Review

“Need for Speed (2015) is an open world racing video game developed by Ghost Games and published by Electronic Arts, released for Playstation 4 and Xbox One in November 2015… It is the twenty-second installment in the long-running Need for Speed series, and was a full reboot of the franchise…” – Wikipedia Definition This review today will be based on the Xbox One edition of the game.I’ll start this by saying I’ve been part of the ‘Need for Speed’ fanbase for a considerable amount of time. For as long as I’ve had an Xbox 360, and then later an Xbox One, I’ve…

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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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Student Cook Books : Review

When leaving my place of work for university they handed me two student cook books as a leaving gift, on top of that, a family member gave me another student cook book to take with me. With three student cook books I was confident I could be a good cook whilst a university. Thanks to these books, I was. Here’s my review of the three that I found useful. Cooking for Beginners / Written by Emma Crowhurst Rating out of ten? Seven This is one isn’t as such a ‘student’ cook book but it’s cooking for beginnings so I believe…

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The First Few Minutes of Loneliness

This article purely targets those going off to live in halls or shared housing. If you are living at home then it may not particularly apply to you. What does the title mean? ‘The First Few Minutes of Loneliness’, well, it’s all about how you deal with those first few moments of feeling lonely when your parents and friends leave after moving you into halls/shared housing and you don’t know what to do with yourself.  This article is important because it’s going to highlight the fact that no matter who you are, you may have a feeling of extreme loneliness…

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