Category Archives: University Life

How to study a language in your spare time

How to study a language in your spare time

University is the best time to learn how to multitask and prioritise your time because the repercussions for getting it wrong are not as bad as when you become a fully-fledged adult. Despite this, students sometimes shy away from taking up new hobbies because they think they don’t have enough time. This couldn’t be truer […]

Celebrating a birthday in exam season

Celebrating a birthday in exam season

Summer birthdays are hands down the best, there’s literally no competition. You get the sunny the weather and the opportunity to celebrate almost any way you like. There’s only one problem; exams. The summer babies whose birthdays unfortunately fall between May and June will know all too well the struggle of celebrating in exam season. […]

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 […]