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.
At some point during university, you may find yourself needing to get a job. Sometimes your student loan just isn’t enough and it won’t cover everything for the year, finding a job while you are studying can be hard work though so here are some tips.
Fancy getting your hands on a £50 Currys voucher to help cover the cost of a new iPad, those headphones or that essential cooking gadget you need before the new uni year kicks off? Currys are compiling a free student kit guidebook made up of suggestions from across the tech and student blogger community and would like […]
Obviously the main purpose of going to university is to learn, and gain that all important degree. Having said that, one of the main phrases you hear about university is the fact that it's a 'life experience'... but what does that actually mean? Asides from all the academic stuff - what do you learn?