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  • Preparing for uni life… September 3, 2016 NatashaPreparing for uni life...You’ve just moved to a new town or city, full of new people and ready to begin studying a new course. Your future here is FULL of opportunity, but this can all also be a daunting experience. Within the first few weeks, there are a few simple things you can do to prepare you for ... read more
  • How to make your student digs feel like home August 27, 2016 NatashaHow to make your student digs feel like homeWith the next academic year just around the corner many of you will be getting excited about starting uni and preparing to be fresher! Our next guest blogger, Debbie Nel has written her top tips for brightening up your university room on a budget and without getting in trouble from landlords and their strict rules (so you’re sure ... read more
  • Make friends with the cooker and washing machine! August 24, 2016 NatashaMake friends with the cooker and washing machine!University and the start of a life living independently is just around the corner. Have you thought about how able you are in the kitchen, or whether you can work the washing machine? It will make all the difference if you can get to grips with these simple skills before you leave home, or as soon as after!   ... read more
  • ‘I wish I’d known this when I started uni…’ August 21, 2016 Natasha'I wish I’d known this when I started uni…’You’ve just got your results and are ready to start your future at university. We’re sure you’re full of excitement and can’t wait to start meeting new people, studying your course and taking in all that uni has to offer! Guest blogger and Masters student Julian wanted to let you in on the things he wished ... read more
  • How to take control of your student budget July 31, 2016 NatashaHow to take control of your student budgetWhether you’re at university or just about to start, one of the main worries for students is money. Guest blogger Nikki Elkin is back to help! Having learnt the hard way, she’s made mistakes managing her money and in her latest blog post shares her tips for getting it right.   Budgeting is so important. University is a really ... read more