Summer Holiday on a Student Budget

You’ve made it to the end of the University year, which probably means you have just gone through a few weeks of intense exams, essays, presentations and all the fun stuff that comes with gaining a degree. Summer is here and it’s time to celebrate with all the new friends you’ve made… but there’s just one problem… With the last installment of your student loan a distant memory; you may all be facing a very tight budget. If the balance is that low, of course my advice is: do not spend what little you do have on a big holiday!…

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Revision Break Bliss: Olverum Bath Oils

There is no doubt about it, exam period is hard. It’s stressful, your sleeping pattern goes out of the window and, if you are anything like me you cling onto the few things that make you feel relaxed and somewhat human. Enter Olverum Bath Oil. Olverum is a uniquely blended bath oil containing Eucalyptus, Lavender, Juniper, Lavandin, Lemon peel, Siberian Fir Needle, Exotic Verbena, Lime, Geranium and Rosemary. Its zesty smell automatically puts you into a state of complete relaxation without being too overpowering. I conveniently received the package from Olverum the night before my first exam. Feeling extremely tense…

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How to Organise Life in a Shared Student Accommodation

Many students live in halls of residence for their first year, but when their second year comes around, there is the urge to try something different. The cost of renting a property still remains high in many places around the UK, so the best option can be to share with others. In fact, this can often be a great way to afford somewhere more expensive than you would ever have been able to do it you were on your own. But how do you organise life as a member of a shared student accommodation?   Who should you share with?…

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The Perfect Summer Speaker – Intempo Speaker Review

The summer necessities are beginning to build up, and we’ve got one for you to add to the list! The Intempo Large Tube Speaker is the best music accessory for you this year and specifically this summer time, I can assure you. It will be all you need this summer. With bluetooth available, a rechargeable battery and additional 1.5m long aux lead, this speaker is at the retail price of only £79.99.  With a modern chic design and a variety of colours available – including pink and blue – the speaker is perfect for any student wanting to bring the music wherever…

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Shut up Bitch! – Poem

Here at student wire we wanted to mix things up a bit… Rather than give you another article to read whilst exams approach, we’ve got a personally written poem from a student at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance.  Enjoy!   When you constantly feel like you’re drowning And you can’t reach the ground with your feet The mind it becomes overwhelming I can’t speak any word that I think It becomes a blur An overbearing mess Organised chaos by him, by them. Society knows that it’s happening They chose to ignore the scattering We by gender, descriminated and told to…

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