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Ten tips for taking care of your mental health

Ten tips for taking care of your mental health

1. Take care of your body “Healthy body, healthy mind” might sound like a bit of a cliche, but in general cliches are cliches for a reason – they’re true. Taking care of your mental health means taking care of your physical health, too. Eating healthily, getting enough sleep, drinking plenty of water, exercising (praise […]

Second year: how to cope when it counts

Second year: how to cope when it counts

Firstly, I’m going to reassure you that your workload won’t be drastically different in second year. What does change is the fact that second year counts towards your final degree classification, which makes it important to do as well as you can in assignments and exams. Here’s some tips for how to cope with going […]

My best advice for choosing modules

My best advice for choosing modules

It’s that time of year: the time we pick what we want to do next year. As dramatic as it sounds, the decisions you make in the next few weeks will determine the next year of studying. Whatever year you’re in, I want to offer you my best advice when picking modules for the upcoming […]

‘Side-hustle’ ideas for students

‘Side-hustle’ ideas for students

A ‘side-hustle’ is work carried out to make money in addition to your main income (if you have a job) – money ‘on the side’ so to speak. Certainly, no side hustle is a ‘get-rich-quick’ idea, but if done properly it can offer a small steady income. An extra hundred pounds or more is always […]

3 easy ways to improve your CV

3 easy ways to improve your CV

In such a competitive job market, you need to stand out from the crowd. Sadly, having a degree is no longer enough. Luckily University is the best place to get involved and enhance your CV. Here are the 3 easiest (and best ways) to do it. 1. Join Societies One of the easiest ways to […]

Lies your depression tells you

Lies your depression tells you

Full disclosure: depression is a d**k. It’s a nagging voice in the back of your head telling you the scariest things it can come up with. Things you don’t want to hear. Stuff specifically designed to hit you where it hurts. It can be hard to see it when you’re at you worst but these […]

Changing your career path

Changing your career path

People go to university with a career path in mind, and some people have no idea what they want to do, they just know what they enjoy. Both of these options are perfectly acceptable but I will be addressing the first group of people. What happens when you decide what you want to do with […]