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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.
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?
It will soon be time to venture out on your first ever food shop by yourself without someone to hold your hand during the process. It won’t be long until your parents’ food parcel will have run out and it will be time to make that trip to the supermarket.
Hallelujah! We made it through the dreaded month that is January, usually full of rainy, cold weather and exams, revision and lots of stress. So now that it’s over, you (well, some of you) might feel all that hard work should be rewarded.
Ready meals – very much the food baby of Western Civilisation. What’s more, us Brits are the worst in Europe for stocking up on them. £1.9bn was spent on ready meals in last year alone, double that of France and even triple that of Spain. More than 1/3 of adults in the UK admit to eating ready meals more than once a week – I wonder how many of those guilty are students...