7 steps to joining the freelance revolution

A quiet revolution is underway in halls of residence, house shares and flatshares across Britain; a revolution that is leveraging digital technologies to put healthy sums of money in the pockets of students in towns and cities from Edinburgh to East London, and from Belfast to Brighton.According to research from Elance 21% of UK graduates with first class honours say they have already chosen to work as a freelancer, while 29% of all graduates suggested freelancing will form part of their career strategy during the next five years.Beyond university, data from the government’s Labour Force Survey (LFS) indicates there are…

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival tips

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival in the world, making it the ideal destination for actors, writers and directors to show off their latest work. It also makes a great holiday destination for arts lovers, with comedy, drama, musicals and children’s shows ready to entertain from the 5th-31st August.  If you’re heading up to Edinburgh this August, here are a few tips for surviving your festival experience.  1. Research The Edinburgh Fringe festival website will have all the shows that are playing throughout the month. Look at websites such as the BBC and review sites such as…

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The top 10 posts from March 2015

Your favourite posts from March. The summer is coming and so are exams but it doesn’t look like you guys are quite ready for the procrastination panic posts! Here they are, your top 10 posts from March: 1) Top 10 pranks to pull on your flatmates 2) 5 ways to pimp your porridge 3) Things you should stop saying at uni 4) The ultimate 15 minute morning workout for men 5) Suits for graduation 6) 5 songs to make pre-drinks awesome 7) University drop-out: The end of the world? 8) Healthy packed lunches 9) Technology that will make life easier…

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The articles you missed

You should probably know by now that every month we round up the best posts from last months – best meaning, the ones you read the most. Now we don’t know if that is because they are constantly featuring on our homepage or whether you just really love Googling new ways to pimp your porridge but we decided it was time to do a monthly post featuring the posts that didn’t get as much attention as they should have. No longer will there be an article unread or a writer kept a secret. From this day forward, Student Wire will…

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