It's a tough question, and with such an inconsistent loan system in this country, it's difficult to know whether getting a part-time job is worth the sacrifice of social and study (and sleep) time....

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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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"Where on earth did the last two years go?" we hear you scream. That's right guys, it's time to brace yourself for your final year of your degree. Luckily, we've been there, done that. Laura Ash,...

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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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University reps sell you on the perfect experience; good clubs, great grades and lots of fun – but what they don't do is tell you all of the things that don't always go smoothly. Kevin Pearce, a...

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Life is stressful. It's hard to stay on top of your work load, remember deadlines and appointments, whilst keeping up with daily tasks at the same time. To stay focused, your options are as follows: A...

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It's not just us that feel embarrassed in another country when we have no grasp over the language, right? Having just returned from her month abroad in China, Ashley Faith Fontaine, from the...

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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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Planning on studying abroad as part of your degree? Well, we've got you covered, because our bloggers have been there, done that. University of Manchester student, Elena Cotton, goes through 7 things...

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So you’ve finished your first year at university and are currently enjoying a well deserved break from skipping all of your lectures. The fact your second year actually counts towards your degree will...

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It's still summer (apparently!) and for uni students that's a whole lot of time off. Of course it will fly by, and you'll have next to no money, but we thought we'd toast to the beauty of a full 3...

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Our 2016-17 industrial placement student, Lewis Whitehead, reflects on his final months at GRB...

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There are many stereotypes and fears international students face when first coming to university here in the UK. Trina Khoo, originally from Singapore, tries to dispel these myths, whilst also warning...

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Three years seems like a long time. Yet, before you know it, you're walking across the graduation ceremony stage, confused and a bit lost about where all that time went. GRB blogger, Laura Ash, runs...

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Students University Work

The 2017 general election is on our doorstep, and many say the fate of the result lies in the hands of the young. We know that the "young vote" has been ignored for too long in favour of the older...

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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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It's Mental Health Awareness Week this week; an opportune platform for brave souls to stand up and speak about their experiences, and share with others what it’s like to suffer from a type of...

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Our current industrial placement student, Lewis Whitehead from the University of Brighton, reflects on the last six months of his placement at GRB. From recruitment, to marketing, to finding his...

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University Freshers

Freshers is looming, or may have even begun at your new university. In that vein, it's time to run through some essential don'ts for that all important first week...

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