|French Onion Soup||Dead easy, cheap and healthier !||39907||82%|
|Healthy Tuna Salad||Suprisingly filling and tasty!||39180||88%|
|Healthy Lentil Soup||Lentils are a great source of protein and a subsitute to meat - and are cheap to buy !||35591||95%|
|Sweet Potato And Lentil Curry||A delicious, heathy and easy curry!||32715||89%|
|Falafel Burgers||Very flavoursome and filling!||27472||93%|
|Tomato And Mozzarella Risotto||Delicious, filling and meat free!||26198||83%|
|Cheats Hollandaise Sauce||Havent got the time, nor the effort to make a hollandaise sauce? check out this recipe||25021||76%|
|Chicken, Bacon And Broccoli Pasta Bake||Easy way to get a creamy, delicious pasta sauce in next to no time||24724||93%|
|Spaghetti Bolognase||Make enough for four & freeze 3 portions = very economical||21656||83%|
|Easy Muffin Pizzas||Make your own pizza in a flash||21244||74%|
Three months off is a long time – a very very long time! Plenty of time to see friends, family, have a good catch up and even earn some money. However, it is also plenty of time to gain some valuable work experience in an industry your degree potentially leads to or perhaps one that […]
Not got any plans for Not got any plans for the summer yet, as a result of your cleared out bank account? Think as a student you can’t enjoy your summer break with a festival? Think again! Summer is the season of festivals, yet despite the UK weather being slightly hit and miss, we have […]
Phew – another year done and dusted. Whilst many of you are wrapping up the end of what I’m sure was a stressful exam period and having a well-deserved rest, some of you may start to think towards finding summertime work to replenish your funds (that have no doubt taken a hiding over the […]
Pizza – renowned for being the ultimate student food, not to mention the one and only cure after a big night out. In this time of need, you want something hot, delicious and made exactly the way you like right there, right then to dig into. And let’s be honest, frozen pizzas don’t seem to […]
At this time of year long and gruelling library sessions are inevitable, especially if you find working at home is too distracting. Some of you may as well call the library your second home. But if you’re anything like me that usually ends up about 30% work 30% procrastination and 40% people watching.
As the dreaded assessment period draws ever closer once again, you may be starting to look at your never-ending revision checklist. But first off, ask yourself a few questions…
Most couples nowadays have to limit the amount they spend on each other for birthdays, Christmas and day to day activities. For student couples, this can be even more difficult. So when it comes to Valentine’s Day, as much as you might want to splash out and treat your loved one to an outlandish evening out (pretending not to worry about the mounting bill) your bank account may not agree. Valentine’s Day can often mean bars and restaurants bump up the prices and restaurants will no doubt be heaving.
As many of us are now back at university, a new semester is as good a time as any to try and better yourself in areas that, perhaps in your first semester, were lacking slightly. For example, want to try and improve your attendance or grades? Maybe try and lose some of those pesky pounds you put on over the last few months? Or even being more frugal with your loan?
Around this time last year, my current housemates and I started the search for our new digs for second year. Traditionally second and third years will move out of university halls and into a private student home with a letting agency. Some universities will recommend ‘student approved’ letting agencies that deal specifically with student homes, for example, my university endorses Liverpool Student Homes.
Something that’s not the first thing that springs to mind when discussing student issues – depression. If you ask most people to sum up their student experience in a couple of words, you will most likely get something along the lines of “the best years of my life”. This is what makes depression and students so dangerous – it’s under the radar and very rarely talked about. So what about those students who aren’t lucky enough to have the same experience?
Even though reports suggest employment rates are on the rise and the economy is improving, majority of the population are yet to feel the effects of these claims. A personal budget is essential to ensure monthly cash savings are in place, holidays are feasible and healthy day-to-day living is achievable.
In the lead up to the university term starting, supermarkets and department stores around the country will be welcoming students with open arms as they do their critical pre-uni shopping. In our earlier university checklist post we went through some of the essential items which need to be considered, including stationery, key documents to remember and not forgetting the all important fancy dress accessories. For some students this will be the first time away from home and the first time they will need to think about cooking for themselves, which is why we have dedicated an entire post to the glorious kitchen.
It’s that time of the year again when freshers undergo the transition from living in halls or shared uni accommodation to finding a house for the next academic year and are probably panicking. You may not know where to go, where to start or even what you should be looking for. A few years ago, I was in the same position, so therefore I have come up with ways for you (as a fresher) to remember when hunting for that year long accommodation.
When you’re not doing coursework or revising for exams, you probably want to have a bit of fun and do something a bit different.
We all know as students that we like to snack. Those long sleepless nights at the Library can leave us feeling lazy and refusing to cook a decent meal. However, snacking can sometimes turn bad and in turn make you unhealthy. Thus, depending on your exercise routine can make you gain weight and quickly! However, […]