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Eating Well on a Student Budget

Eating Well on a Student Budget

Eating well as a student is tricky. Vegetables seem to go off too fast, and lean meats and fish are expensive. Here’s some tips on how to eat well on a student budget. Frozen Frozen meat and vegetables will be your best friend at university. Cheaper than fresh, and often in bigger portions, you can […]

Paying More Attention to Student Mental Health

Paying More Attention to Student Mental Health

Student satisfaction is more important than ever, and not just for the sake of looking good on league tables There were 95 recorded student suicides in the 12 months leading up to July 2017, averaging at 4.7 deaths for every 100,000 students. This is the cost of not paying enough attention to their well being. […]

How to write a killer CV

How to write a killer CV

We’ve all been there, the dreaded task of writing your CV. The same question surfaces again and again, ‘but how will I make mine stand out?’. Fear not, I am going to offer you some advice on how to make sure your CV is the best of the bunch. What do I include? So, the […]

Part-time work at University

Part-time work at University

Having a part-time job at university can have a really positive influence on your whole university experience. It improves time management, it creates more financial freedom, and it opens you up to the world of work. I have had two jobs since being at university. First, I was a waitress, now a retail assistant. They […]

Coping when you’re ill at Uni

Coping when you're ill at Uni

Everyone gets ill at uni, and I don’t just mean freshers flu. Surviving a cold or flu can be hard when your family isn’t around to wait on you hand and foot or be appropriately sympathetic. Here are all the things that make me feel better when I’m ill in term time (including as I […]