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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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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Get fit this January with pole fitness

Whilst a lot of fun, the Christmas and New Year break can be tough on our bodies and terrible for our fitness regimes. If you’ve started the New Year with some solid resolutions to get fit, then how about giving pole fitness a go? It’s increasingly popular and there are currently more than 30 universities with pole fitness societies around the country. Why pole fitness?Pole fitness has got to be one of the most fun ways to exercise, lose weight, tone up and even increase your confidence. During a workout you use every part of your body, strengthening your muscles by…

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Pointers for freshers (a nowhere near comprehensive guide)

A few weeks ago, I lost the title of ‘Fresher’. Second years will no longer have the legal standing to exclaim “down it, Fresher!”, during tedious small talk at the bar, and I’ll have to actually think of a reason as to why I chose English sometime within the next two years. Both of these are mindbogglingly colossal changes to my life as a student, something which I’m not sure I’ll be able to cope with. Despite my predicament, I can now pretend that I too, am a wiser, more knowledgeable student. It will now be acceptable for me to drunkenly…

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Are you making the most of your time at University?

What better way to make new friends and make the most of your time at university than joining clubs and societies? As a keen, active fresher myself last year, Septembers fair was a haven of opportunity to me. With so many broad and exciting options stood in front of me, the big question was where to start! As a second year Public Relations and Marketing student, I’m kept on my toes involving myself and competing for a range of sporting and business clubs and societies. University societies not only enhance your CV to give you that edge over others, but…

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