With so many films, programmes and even memes out there that seem to coherently focus their content on stereotypical uni life, the valuation of a student is now seen to be nothing more than a person...

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At university, it’s hard to catch a break when there is so much to do all the time - studying, societies, socialising and work. It is easy to pretend that problems don’t exist, sleeping them away each...

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I liked school, but from GCSE onwards all I wanted to do was go to university. I slogged away at my A-levels and poured over my UCAS utterly convinced that university was going to be this fantastic...

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As a third year Historian on the minimum loan, my bank account was breaking my heart every time I logged onto my mobile banking. By spring semester of second year, I was faced with two options – max...

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8th March is International Women’s Day! On this day, we want to highlight some incredible women, who you might not have heard of, but are dominating in their industries. Unfortunately, the majority of...

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I’m sure a lot of university students are familiar with the good ‘ol routine of waking up at 10am, hitting the alarm, rolling out of bed an hour later for your midday lecture and then returning home...

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Your degree can teach you so much; it can open up a world of opportunities and allows you to get into the nitty-gritty of your chosen subject. However, there are so many other life skills that shape...

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Going abroad for university can be exciting, stressful, and sometimes a bit confusing at first. There’s a lot you have to deal will logistically and socially that you might not have to deal with as...

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Studying abroad is an incredible opportunity to go somewhere new and make life-long friends and memories. However, moving to a new country on your own can be daunting. Here are my top 10 things to...

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Starting university can be a daunting experience and for many it’s the first time living away from home. With so many different things on your schedule, first year will be over before you know it. So,...

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You may be thinking about whether to study a joint honours degree, but certain misconceptions about them could be holding you back. For example, it is often said that future employers prefer a focus...

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Starting university is daunting for everyone, but throw a disability into the mix, and you have a whole new host of worries. It’s only natural; but trust me, it won’t be as bad as you imagine. I was...

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Freshers Money Students

It is no secret that Leeds is bursting with culture. As one of Yorkshire's largest cities, Leeds has changed a lot since the industrial days of the 1970s. With renovation comes restaurants and cafés,...

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One of the first things we all think of when we start university is how many societies are out there for us to join. It’s like a buffet of opportunity; but let’s face it, the sheer number of choice is...

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Finding your first student house can be a daunting experience. It can make or break friendship groups, involve a lot of mould and bad carpeting, yet still cost a load of money! But fear not, Emilia...

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You know how easy it is to get a cold after a heavy night out? Try doing that for 7 days in a row... no wonder you're feeling poorly. Read on for answers on what freshers flu is, and how to combat it...

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For many, the submission of your UCAS application happens at age 17/18 when you're practically still a kid. So it's no surprise that many students come to regret their decisions later on. JD Mooney...

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Starting university is a scary experience, it’s undeniable. However, there are ways to make this new adventure less daunting by making yourself more prepared. Emilia Walker from the University of...

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Whether you're entering your first year or your last, this unconventional guide to packing is sure to set you on the right track for university...

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Our newest blogger, Kit Keane, hailing from the US, regales the eight crucial life lessons that she has learnt during first year of university at King’s College London studying PPE.

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