Ever wondered what advice you would give your younger self? We asked the GRB team what advice they would give to their student self, so you can make the most of your student experience.

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It may seem overwhelming when the student loan sum floods into your bank account, but the best way to make the most of it is to break it down. Consider what order you will spend it in, and what is...

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When I arrived at university the only books I brought were ancient texts, my bookshelf crammed with Ovid and Homer. However, as I progressed through the first and second year of my degree that passion...

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Being a student can often be overwhelming due to the numerous aspects of our lives we have to juggle; therefore, it is important that we study smarter and not harder!

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Making sure you don't make these 10 common but avoidable mistakes can help make the dissertation process go a whole lot smoother – take notes!

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On the 31st January 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union, the world’s largest trading bloc, causing a mix of reactions throughout the country. Some were celebrating in the streets, some...

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Congratulations! You’ve slogged over essays, stressed out about projects, and managed to navigate your way through group work. But now it’s time to sit down, gather your thoughts, and get started on...

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As the year comes to an end, we thought it was about time to look back and celebrate some of the amazing work that so many of you have produced for the GRB Student Blog!

It has been a great year for...

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So, you visit universities, attend multiple open days, spend a copious amount of time deciding your firm and insurance choices, you then sit your exams and fall into your uni. You can then expect it...

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Despite the copious amounts of information and material about Fresher’s Week and getting used to university life generally, there’s very little information specific to LGBT+ students like myself, and...

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In May 2018, I was lucky enough to be offered a place to study for a semester in Japan for March 2019! To say this was a shock was an understatement as my first choice of exchange places were in...

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As I sit here in Café Nero on Princes Street in Edinburgh, reminiscing about my previous year spent living in France, I realise that there doesn’t seem to be anyone around me speaking English; Spanish...

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Going to university is full of the unknown and uncertainty. You leave home for the first time and move to a completely new city alone to become independent, your first big step into the real world....

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One in four adults and one in ten children experience problems with their mental health.

In this day and age with numerous technological advancements, you would think something could be done to help...

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Your final year at university can definitely be stressful; with important exams and even more important life decisions looming, it can be difficult to know which path to take when you graduate. You...

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Your final year at university can seem daunting. It’s your last year of formal education and the “real world” is looming – no matter where you go, everyone wants to know what you’re going to do once...

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If you’re a recent graduate like me, you might share the familiar feelings of uncertainty and deflation. After spending years in education, the summertime was a chance to relax but this summer feels...

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Until now, have you ever really thought how you as an individual contribute to our planet? Well, with the news being dominated recently by our decreasing planet health, we thought we would do our bit...

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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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If you’re reading this right now, I can imagine you’re in the same position as me – exams are on the horizon (or you’re in the middle of them), you’ve had more caffeinated drinks than you care to...

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