Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part Two)

And we’re back! Here is the follow up to Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part One), this is now part two and the final part to the Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice. If you haven’t already read part one you can read it here. If you already have read it then let’s recap quickly. In the first part I provided eight answers to eight questions which I’d asked a handful of students from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln spread out across the years. It’s time to continue. Onto question nine. 9. So what is it that makes you wish you could…

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Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part One)

September 2015 see’s the start of first year for a lot of students attending university. Now before these articles focus on your course and general advice throughout first year, this article is all about the very important week that is Freshers. It’s hardly a mystery or a secret to anyone, it’s an important week in the university calender and if you’re fooled by the usual misconception that it’s a week of drinking, sleeping around and suffering hangovers then you won’t understand why it’s such an important week. This article will outline in detail just why Freshers week is so important…

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Why is university so exciting?

It’s fair to say that September 2015 is fast approaching on us all. It’s slowly creeping back around and for some of us, that means preparing to start back to schools, colleges, sixth forms, jobs and so on. For others, it means starting back to university in our second and third years and for some lucky students, it means starting first year at university. What does that mean? FRESHERS YEAR. However, some of you may be having doubts about going, others may be questioning what they’ll do come September. Is that you? Read on and I’ll tell you just why…

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The ultimate launch party? This could get interesting.

Think you’ve got what it takes to come up with the ultimate party? Make all the decisions? Have all the power? Well now you can give it a shot. Student favorite, the Box Bar in Headingley, Leeds, is running a great promotion to celebrate its re-launch (it’s closing on 6th July and being refurbished and extended before re-opening on 23rd July) where YOU get to decide every element of the party. It works like this: you just need to head to the Box’s Facebook page, and tell them what factors you’d like incorporated into the launch party. From drinks to…

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Why Spotify is the best thing since sliced bread

iTunes is but a distance, difficult, time consuming memory that has been overruled by the introduction of Spotify. Gone are the days of “illegally” downloading tracks (not that I ever did, obviously…) to be played back on your iPod in the poorest quality with some cheesy advertisement at the beginning. The most time consuming process of installing your CDs onto your iTunes and then transferring them all onto your iPod… remember that? Spotify pretty much came out of nowhere and now has almost every song or track you desire at the tip of your fingers. You can even get the…

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