How to utilise your Easter Holidays effectively.

Everyone is excited for the coming Easter holiday. The Sun is shining and it’s lovely and bright outside. Finally!! Goodbye to winter and the horrible cold weather – it’s about time if you ask me! What’s even better, no scheduled seminars and lectures for another two weeks. It’s a needy break, right? Well not for us students unfortunately because we all know there is still work to do. Easter holidays are often the  most stressful. Deadlines of the upcoming exams, final pieces of coursework and portfolios that need to be handed in are coming around quicker than ever. For this reason, it’s vital to utilise…

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So what happens after Fresher’s Week?

Fresher’s really is the best time of the year for any student, but not as much as first year students! A new city, new accommodation and new people to meet – it really is a ‘diving into the deep end’ situation. But what happens now? Fresher’s is over, you have deadlines approaching and your loan is running out…this is advice on how to cope now you have settled in. If I were to only give you one tip, it would be to use your time wisely! This may feel like your mum is giving you another lecture but as a…

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Having fun at home this Summer

So it’s finally summer time, or Britain’s lousy attempt at summer anyway. This time for students can seem long and boring with no lectures, essays or exams in our way we are faced with a seemingly endless amount of time on our hands. Some of our friends will have saved enough money to go traveling in Thailand or inter-railing; whereas some of us may have not been as good at saving our student loans. So here are a few ideas of ways to make the most of your summer on a shoestring. Why not take up a new hobby, learn…

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Five Ways to “Get Rich Quick!”

Every student has this problem. You’ve reached the end of your student loan, and your bank account is looking pretty thirsty at £3.74. So how can you make money without giving up too much of your time to a part-time job? Here are some great sites which can provide you with the opportunities to make some fast cash. 1. Music Magpie Music Magpie gives you cash for all your old CDs, DVDs, games, clothes and tech. All you have to do is enter the barcode, or the brand, and they will tell you how much it’s all worth. Once you’ve uploaded all…

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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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