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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What Happens To My Mental Health After University?

The end of university is a strange and conflicting time. With deadlines done and exams taken, ideally, the only feelings we should be experiencing are joy, relief and giddy excitement at the prospect of new beginnings and fresh starts. No more all-nighters in the library, no more terrible campus coffee, and no more anxious waits for delayed student loan deposits…This is supposed to be the time where the childish notions of classmates and homework are stripped way to reveal a professional, industry-ready graduate, fresh faced and ready to take on the world. But with every one in four university students…

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5 Ways To Be Confident In What You Wear

We all struggle with confidence in one way or another, but lacking confidence in your outfit choice should be a thing of the past. We’ve create a list to help you find the right style for you, learn to love what you wear and embrace your body. Learn what works for your body type The most important thing to consider when buying clothes is your body type. Everyone is unique, so we shouldn’t all dress the same. Whether you have an hourglass figure or are more pear shape, you need to dress according to your body type. What works on someone…

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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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