The typical fresher puts on an average of 15 pounds (or just over a stone!) in their first year at university, so that news may be welcoming to those of you struggling to get into your old pairs of jeans – you’re not on your own! Summer is as good a time as any to cleanse your body of all that junk food you may have been eating over the past year or so and start afresh with a healthy diet that will leave you feeling refreshed.
Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. It also means the end of a long, tiring but exciting term (especially for you fresher’s) at University. So seeing as most of us won’t be spending much of Christmas with our new found friends at Uni, why not make a day of it before everyone heads for the old homestead...
It is already getting to that time of year when the realisation kicks in on just how far you have to stretch your student loan, if you are lucky enough to have any left after rising accommodation costs. It’s important to learn how to be frugal with your money and learn where the best deals are, here are my top tips on saving money...
Pancake Day – the day that makes most students jump for joy at the fact that there is little cooking involved, you can finally find time to have dinner with your friends and you can all have a little competition at who makes the best pancakes!
Most of you will have experienced the highs and lows of the infamous Freshers’ Week by now – the highs being the epic student drink deals and the novelty of having a permanent sleepover, the lows being the mammoth hangovers that inevitably follow coupled with a pang of homesickness. Fear not – Studentrecipes.com has come to the rescue with a post-Freshers’ Week survival guide.