5 Things You Need to Travel the World

Like it or not as a nation we’re all often guilty of having the ‘living for the weekend’ mentality, and the same applies to our holiday mentality too. Every year we all look forward to whatever holiday we have planned and count down the days to our next getaway. But, what if you spent longer than two weeks exploring just one destination? And instead spent three, six, nine or even a year travelling around the world?With so many corners of the globe to explore, many are swapping jumping into the 9 to 5 after college or university, and are choosing…

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Money Management for the Terrified Student

I will hold my hands up to the fact that up until the beginning of this year, I have been oblivious when it comes to my finances. The reasons for this are many, but primarily the fact that I have Dyscalculia (a kind of number dyslexia) and that I never received any financial education while in school. When I left senior school at sixteen, I could tell you a lot about nuclei and make a terrible apple crumble, but I couldn’t tell you anything about taxes or interest rates, or effectively plan a budget. The fact that money management isn’t…

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Survive the Uni Commute

How to survive the uni commute. While your friends have already paid huge deposits for their student houses and set up utility billing accounts, you’ve firmly decided that living at home and commuting into university would be far more cost effective. Whether your timetable for next year racks up a total of three hours per week, or you feel you live close enough to justify the journey in every day, commuting is becoming an increasingly popular option for students across the country. Why feed that £3000 maintenance money directly into a greedy landlord’s pocket, when you could be jetting off around…

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Top 5 summer beauty buys for under a fiver!

As students we all tend to live on a strict budget but that doesn’t mean that our appearance has to suffer. We all want to look good without spending a fortune, right? Well we can! There are some amazing products out there at the moment so we can be beautiful without breaking the bank. Considering that summer is fast approaching it’s about time we treated ourselves to some beauty essentials fit for the warmer weather. 1. Nivea Express Hydrating Primer- £3.99 Nivea are known for their great range of skin care but this hydrating primer is really something else. Primer…

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Top 5 Student Discounts

One of the biggest advantages of being a student has got to be the discount! Make sure you’re not missing out on any of these offers:   1. UNIDAYS Online shopping is becoming more and more appealing for lazy students like myself. UNIDAYS offers online discount codes for multiple big name fashion stores such as ASOS, Urban Outfitters and Office. It’s free and simple to sign up – you just need your university email address to prove you’re a student. They usually offer 10% off but from time to time there will be 20% or 30% off so keep an eye out!…

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