Category Archives: Student Lifestyle

Sustainable living for students

Sustainable living for students

With the recent Australian bush fires and the Amazon burning last year, there has been an even greater emphasis on sustainable living. There is no doubt that our actions are impacting the planet to a greater extent than some people recognise. However, as students it is harder to live sustainably due to the cost of…

How to prepare for January exams with revision

How to prepare for January exams with revision

It’s a week before Christmas, the last thing on your mind is what’s going to happen in January. Revision is looming. However, unfortunately as students, January is our worst nightmare. Exam timetables are being revealed, and the last lectures of this semester are occurring now. You owe it to yourself to enjoy the Christmas festivities…

Coping at Christmas with a mental health issue

Coping at Christmas with a mental health issue

Going home for the holidays; opening presents; eating, drinking and being merry – for so many people, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. But it’s not that way for everyone, and the pressure to have fun can sometimes get to be too much. We’re taking a look at four of the…

How to survive going home for Christmas

How to survive going home for Christmas

For some of us, we spend more time with our families during the last month of the year than we do the rest of it put together. And whether you love or loathe the festive season, leaving behind the sanctuary of your own space to head back to the parental home can take its toll.…

The perks of working retail

The perks of working retail

Everyone has a dream job in mind, but it always takes hard work to reach it, and sometimes you might have to work in jobs such as retail assistant or waiter to provide you with an income before you can enter your dream job. This can seem like a waste of time, but this should…