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Making Money Online - Is it Really Possible?

For many people living the dream involves earning a fortune without leaving the comfort of your front room. Do you know the old showbiz expression about not getting out of bed for less than a whopping sum? Well online working could poten ...

6 Productive Ways to Spend Your Free Time at University

There’s more to being a university student than updating your social media by day and completing assignments by night. University is the best time to build new skills and expand your knowledge outside academia. Both professional and pe ...

REVEALED: The 2018 cheapest cities for students and graduates to live

- A new study maps the average graduate salary one year after leaving University against the cost of living and rental prices throughout the University cities of England.- Big names Liverpool and Lincoln are the 2nd and 3rd most af ...

Productivity Apps

Life as a student is filled with distractions. Yes, you are there to study, yet you are also occupied with university social life and (ideally) maintaining a somewhat healthy diet and lifestyle. It can often seem like a lot to juggle, an ...

Saving Money on Tech and with Apps

You probably know all about how tech and apps can help with your coursework and social life. But are you also aware of how they can take the heat off your personal finances and day to day spending?  Money-saving deals on things like la ...

Chess - Is it Really Just for Nerds?

Would you describe yourself as socially awkward? Anti-social? Introverted? Do loud clubs with sticky floors, drunk people and over-played music scare you? Then a great option for you could be your university’s Chess Society.  Chess ha ...

Generation Insomnia

Run as part of The Student Housing Company’s wellbeing programme, the findings of a new survey have revealed that 91% of students claim to suffer from poor sleep at uni ...

Staying Safe Online

After recent news emerging about students at the Newcastle University falling victim to a recent cyber scam, now is a great time to learn a few tricks for staying safe online. Many students are preparing to t ...

How to Make the Most Out of Freshers' Week

People say that university is the best time of your life. Many also say that Fresher’s Week is the best time of University. That’s a lot of pressure to have the time of your life in a brief period. It’s usually a chaotic week full ...

Optimising the Last Weeks of Summer

School summer holidays are long, but with universities not starting until mid/ late September, or in some cases, even early October, your final ‘school summer holiday’ can actually seem to drag a little. Of course, there are loads o ...

Queer and There

University is an exciting adventure for a lot of people. A chance to make new friends and study the subject you love. However, for some people, it’s also a chance to come out. This was my experience in my first year. Once you enter suc ...

Dance Your Way Through University

The new academic year is almost upon us; and whether you’re a Fresher starting out, or a current undergraduate returning, the opportunity to undertake a brand new hobby is close at hand. In terms of societies, the selection is endless. ...

Cycling at University

How do you get about at university? Public transport? Car? Walking? What about a bicycle? Whether you take your own bicycle to university or get one while you’re there, cycling at university can have ...

Get Ready to Start University!

The summer after finishing your final exams and before the beginning of university is a very exciting time but it is important that you properly prepare for your studies so that you get off to the best start possible.  1 ...

Studying with the Pomodoro Technique

Now that you’re in university, chances are you’ll have mid-term assessments. And if your grade is based solely on coursework, you’ll still want to stay on top of the material. ...

Alternative Accommodation: Why Living with Parents Will Improve Your Life

The build up before the end of sixth form can be one of the most stressful periods of a teenager’s life. Questions are being fired from all directions like bullets: what are you doing with your life? Do you want to go to university? Wh ...

Making University Friends Living at Home

“Will I make friends?” and “Will I be lonely at university?” are one of the biggest concerns facing the majority of students who decide to live at home. A large number of commuter students worry they will find it hard to make fri ...

Volunteering at Uni

During your time at university it’s so important to find work experience alongside getting your degree. Understandably, it’s always nice to earn a salary for your time, but if you’re willing to put the effort in, volunteering can b ...

Moving to a City from a Town

Coming to a big city university from a small town can undoubtedly be a scary experience.  Perhaps you’ve spent your life in a village with a population of hundreds, and so going to a city with populations bigger than some countries ca ...

Write Away!

Interested in a career in journalism? Love writing articles? Then you simply cannot miss the chance to contribute to your student newspaper. It’s a great way to practise your writing skills, have a regular writing opportunity and see y ...