Was University the Right Choice?

It’s the question every university student will ask themselves at some point: ‘did I make the right choice?’ That one question will open the door to a whole host of others, spiraling out of control until you’re questioning your future, your degree, and your general existence. Everyone will have moments like this, but knowing you’re not alone won’t always help. There are better ways to deal with an existential crisis, which are very effective for their simplicity.First off, don’t deprive yourself of guilty pleasures. Yes, your budget is tight, but it’s unlikely that one Starbucks will end up with destitution. Denying yourself…

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8 Things New Students Should Know

There’s just a few months to go ‘til you pack up your stuff, say your goodbyes and start your university career. Before you go, you’ll need to know these 8 essential things — they’ll make your new student life a lot easier!Budgeting is your friendNobody likes to budget but, as a student, you’ll learn that managing your money is your friend. Fail to do so and you could see your expenditure spiralling out of control. Work out how much you’ll spend on the essentials each month, including rent and food, and the amount you’ll have left over. Stick to your…

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Where to get help from if you are suffering from depression at University

There is a saying that we all have three faces. The first face, you show to the world. The second face, you show to your close friends and your family. The third face, you never show anyone. It is the truest reflection of who you are.Whether the latter is true or not is another question. However, those suffering from depression, know very well that there is a lot hidden behind one’s smile.Depression is an actual health condition, which can leave people feeling down for days or weeks or even years. Some people see it as a weakness and do not…

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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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