8 ways to get festive with your flatmates

In case you haven’t already heard, Christmas is fast approaching. You’ve probably finished your last week of uni, and are winding down for the festive season. Assignments all handed in? Celebrate. Managed to add 200 words to that essay you were stuck on? Celebrate. Just want to get into the Christmas spirit that little bit more? Here’s our favourite ways to get festive with your flatmates before you all go your separate ways. After all, there’s nothing more heartbreaking than saying goodbye to your best mates for a month when you’ve been socialising 24/7 up until now. Take a look…

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Seven Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Uni Experience:

University will probably be the best three years of your life, so its important to make the most of it. Just because you’re having fun and week long parties, it doesn’t mean that you can’t focus on your studies. Find a good balance between the two. Enjoy this experience and come out with a great degree. Then you’re a real winner.    1. Talk to everyone and anyone This is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and push yourself into new things. By talking to anyone this will help you make new friends and create a…

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Memory Tips For Building Friendships

One of the most useful skills that you can develop in life is the ability to remember the names of people that you meet. It is an age old truth that people love hearing the sound of their own name. If you think about it for a second you’ll realize that you already instinctively know this to be true. The most popular people at school, at sports and social clubs, and other organizations that you may be involved with, tend to know everyone’s name. Politicians understand this fact of life very well. When a politician attends a fundraiser, they want…

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5 Times When Calories Don’t Count

When you have a massive assignment due. Stress burns calories right?When you’ve been dumped. Crying is form of cardio… I promise. When you’re on holiday. You’re going to sweat the calories out anyway… right? When you’re reunited with friends you haven’t seen in a while. You’ll have a six-pack from all the laughing anyway – cya calories.Any special occasion such as Christmas, Easter or your birthday. It’s just the rules. Photo Credit: Globalism Pictures via Compfight ccPhoto Credit: donnierayjones via Compfight ccPhoto Credit: JeepersMedia via Compfight ccPhoto Credit: David Holt London via Compfight cc

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There is more to life than studying

You have come home for Christmas to celebrate with your friends and family and to sleep in a bed that’s not riddled with aggressive springs. You should be singing and dancing in the streets with your loved ones, but the constant reminder of upcoming deadlines and exams keeps deterring you. You make a point of turning down plans so that you have time for studying. As you sit staring at the blinking text cursor, the only thing on your Word document, you panic about how much you have to do in such a short space of time. Stress and unproductivity…

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