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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5 Morning Habits To Keep You Mindful All Day

Mindfulness as a trend has hit the roof in the last few years in the western world, with more and more people practicing various techniques daily. In a nutshell, mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment, your thoughts, feelings, and the elements around you, allowing you to externalise yourself from the frantic life we all currently live, especially if you’re a student facing stress, nerves, and homesickness. In itself, it is a simple form of (non-religious) meditation which doesn’t have any rights or wrongs: you don’t have to sit cross-legged and hum ‘aum’ if that doesn’t…

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Struggle with Hay-fever try this…

  I have always struggled with hay-fever from the age of about seven. Waking up in the morning with a scratchy throat, eyes itching and nose blocked, that will later clear throughout the day. Some days are obviously worse than others, but it’s like suffering with a constant cold. When in primary school it often prevented me from going onto the field, if this sounds familiar then I urge you to try a product called HAYMAX. Here is a short review of my experiences with haymax: Having tried multiple different tablets and products I have found that they prevent symptoms…

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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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Top 6 April Fool’s Day Pranks This Year

Throwin’ it back to the beginning of the month. April Fool’s day. The one day a year in which I believe absolutely nothing I’m told. I hope no one does…   April 1st is the prime time for organisations to maintain public interaction and keep up appearances and engagement to audiences. Companies never fail to keep up with the tradition and pull their best ‘new product’ prank.  I came across quite a few stunts down my Facebook news feed on the day and have picked my favourite six for you lucky lot…   6. Sealy Posturepedic with Wigan Warriors- Pillow Pilates  Sealy,…

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