Category Archives: Student Lifestyle

Dealing with imposter syndrome at Uni

The graduate skills gap - and how to beat it

Imposter syndrome at university is a relatively recent phenomenon, or maybe it’s only been recently noticed. Either way, there is a marked increase in students now suffering from imposter syndrome and there are a few theories as to why. What is imposter syndrome? First of all, imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon which is characterised…

Things you’ll miss after leaving Uni

Things you'll miss after leaving Uni

Whether you’re graduating, going on your year abroad or on industrial placement there’s sure to be a suitcase full of things you’re going to miss after leaving Uni – and Nottingham itself. Let’s not get caught up in the sadness of it all and instead makes the most of the time left. Here’s a few…

A student’s guide to voting

A student's guide to voting

The next UK general election will be on December 12th this year. Here’s how to get involved in the voting. How does it work? UK elections run on a system called First Past The Post. It sounds super complicated, but its easy to understand when broken down. There are 650 constituencies in the UK –…

The perks of being single at Uni

The perks of being single at Uni

Before we went to Uni we were all told by at least one clueless older relative that we’d most likely meet our future husband or wife there. If you don’t find the love of your life in the very first week in a meet-cute straight out of a romance novel then you’ve failed, right? Wrong.…

Enjoying Uni down time without drinking

Enjoying Uni down time without drinking

For a lot of us going out and drinking is a huge part of our university experience. Your downtime probably revolves around cheap pints at the ‘sheaves and vodka lem’s at Ocean. But what about our peers that enjoy university without drinking? There’s no rule that says you have to drink, and you definitely shouldn’t…

Get a job or don’t, but work hard

Get a job or don't, but work hard

Worrying about money is one of the most common fears felt by university students. However, this fear can sometimes detract from the overall university experience which is why it is a good idea to look at things in perspective. Jobs can add to the stress of university so sometimes it is a good idea to…