Category Archives: Advice from a Third Year

Hacks for remembering names and faces

Hacks for remembering names and faces

Whether you’re about to start Uni and you’re preparing for a hundred and one Fresher’s ice breakers or you’re just super forgetful, these tips will help get you out of some awkward situations. Picture this: You’re busy minding your own business whilst buying groceries in the on-campus shop, checking items off your shopping list. Cheese, […]

How to enjoy summer on minimal funds

How to enjoy summer on minimal funds

If you don’t fancy a job, or have one that doesn’t pay all that much, summer can be boring. Here are some things you can do that are low cost, or even free. Explore a museum Museums are free, and you can feel a bit more cultured from learning about something new. Museums are constantly […]

How to deal with the graduation blues

How to deal with the graduation blues

Finishing uni is so exciting. You’ve worked hard for a number of years and you’re about to finally enter the world of work. However, you are also leaving the safety net of uni and the ‘status’ of being a student. As great as graduating is, it’s not unusual to also feel completely lost. Coming from […]

Surviving Uni: advice from a soon to be graduate

Surviving Uni: advice from a soon to be graduate

After three years of a degree, I’ve learnt a lot from the mistakes myself and my friends have made. Here are my three most important areas of advice for surviving Uni Health Firstly, eat your vegetables. I made a conscious effort in my final year to eat more fruit and veg, and I’ve been ill […]

How to streamline packing after you graduate

How to streamline packing after you graduate

Moving out of your flat after uni can be a daunting task, especially when you’re graduating, so here are my tips for streamlining your packing. Have a clear out Before you start packing, sort through everything you own and work out what you want to keep and what you don’t. It can be so easy […]

Five things you need to bring to Uni

Five things you need to bring to Uni

Uni packing can be stressful, especially as there are so many different lists telling you what and what not to bring! With so much to think about you’ll inevitably leave something behind, but here are five of the things that you can’t forget. 1. Photos Uni halls and student houses can sometimes be pretty drab, […]

Getting into writing before you graduate

Getting into writing before you graduate

Fancy a career as a writer? Writing can be a really hard industry to get into, no matter how talented you are. Here are some of my top tips to help you get started.  Find your niche Time to work out what you want to write about. Whether you’re a film buff, beauty guru or […]

Simple ways to live sustainably as a student

Simple ways to live sustainably as a student

We all know the planet is in trouble, so here are some small ways I do my part and live sustainably as a student: Shopping Buy non perishables like rice and pasta in bulk to reduce the overall packaging you’re using. Buy your fruit and veg loose, either from the supermarket or ideally from a […]

Top Tips for your Final Year

Top Tips for your Final Year

Final year is tough. The workload increases, it’s harder, and it’s worth two thirds of your degree – scary stuff. Breakdowns are inevitable and you will question your life choices daily, but here are a few ways to make it a little bit easier. 1. Stay on top of things It’s easier said than done, […]

Low stress ways to make money at uni

Low stress ways to make money at uni

Uni can be expensive, and student loans are often laughably small. It can be hard to fit in a part time job around deadlines, lectures and extra curricular’s, so here are some low stress ways to make some extra money to get you through the year. TV Extras TV shows always need people to be […]