The Student Guide to Amazon

Amazon has started to dominate many facets of our day-to-day lives. No longer is it simply an online store, now they have moved into other areas – such as music, TV, cloud storage and more. In an age where students are having to deal with record-high tuition fees and living costs, saving money wherever possible is crucial. One way you can get the maximum for … Continue reading The Student Guide to Amazon

15 Things You Wished You Knew Before Starting University

In this article, we take a look at some various things that student’s wish they knew before starting University. We touch on food, friends, halls and so much more. University is a life-changing experience, and contains so many lessons – way more than anyone could possibly be prepared for!   1. Everyone is in the Same Boat While some people will appear to be cocky, … Continue reading 15 Things You Wished You Knew Before Starting University

Graduate Schemes and Graduate Jobs: Advantages and Disadvantages

In your final year at University, it is likely you will be thinking considerably regarding your future. Graduate schemes and graduate jobs are two of the most popular routes to take. These two routes may sound the same, but there are differences to them – as this article explains. Essentially a Graduate Scheme is a more structured position than a graduate job, normally with set … Continue reading Graduate Schemes and Graduate Jobs: Advantages and Disadvantages

How To Add Google Drive to Microsoft Office or My Documents on Windows 10

While Windows 10 has improved considerably when compared to its predecessor – the much maligned Windows 8 – there are still some areas that haven’t been improved upon. One of these areas is the lack of built-in compatability with Google Drive. When using the Microsoft Office suite, you are implored to use the OneDrive – and you can’t save directly to the Google Drive. Instead, … Continue reading How To Add Google Drive to Microsoft Office or My Documents on Windows 10

What is the Difference between a Graduate Job and a Graduate Scheme?

As your time at University winds down, it will soon be time to think about applying for a job for post-University. Everyone is aware how competitive the graduate market is, which makes it difficult to secure a position after University. Something that not everyone is aware of however is the difference between a Graduate Job and a Graduate Scheme. The two are actually slightly different … Continue reading What is the Difference between a Graduate Job and a Graduate Scheme?

What To Do When Looking For and Viewing Student Houses

Choosing a student house is a very important decision that you will make – and therefore knowing exactly what to look for is of imperative importance. There are countless traps to avoid, and many things you should be actively doing and looking for. In this guide, we provide some great ideas for what to look out for, and the general process for when viewing and … Continue reading What To Do When Looking For and Viewing Student Houses

Utilising Google Docs at University

While there are many benefits to the Microsoft Office suite, there are also a number of alternatives – with Google Docs being at the forefront. Google Docs has the potential to be very helpful to you at University – and especially in group work! The most-used Microsoft Office programs are Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Google Docs offers a great alternative to each – called Docs, … Continue reading Utilising Google Docs at University

10 Ways of Saving Money When Renting at University

Having to rent a house at University is an inevitable part of the student experience. While there are several horror stories of houses that clearly aren’t fit for purpose, the majority of houses are fine. But living costs continue to rise, and many landlords see student-based houses as a lucrative business. While staying in halls is a nice idea, it isn’t something that everyone can … Continue reading 10 Ways of Saving Money When Renting at University

How to Recover or Repair Corrupt Microsoft Word Documents

Microsoft Word – where would we be without it? So many assignments, important documents and just about anything else are written on Word, and therefore when something goes wrong, it can be very damaging. Even in an age where technology is rapidly improving, files are easily corrupted for one reason or another. The reason for this is often due to multiple versions of Word being … Continue reading How to Recover or Repair Corrupt Microsoft Word Documents

How To Write a Great CV As a Student

Writing a CV is something integral. For practically any job you apply for, the initial stage will include you submitting a CV. This is essentially a two-page snapshot of your education, experience, achievements and qualifications. But how is it best to format a CV? What sections should you include, and what words are best to use? These are all normal questions to ask. Below we … Continue reading How To Write a Great CV As a Student

7 Ways To Save Money On Rail Travel

Travelling by train is one of the most popular methods of getting to and from University, or to go on a day trip. But unfortunately for students, rail transport in the United Kingdom is among the highest in the world. Getting around the country is a very, very expensive action! In this article, we look at seven different ways that you can save money when … Continue reading 7 Ways To Save Money On Rail Travel

Visa Information for International Students

For international students planning on attending a University in the United Kingdom, there is a lot of planning involved. One of the key elements of the process is to obtain a visa to allow you to study in the United Kingdom. As is the process in several countries, without an appropriate visa, you’ll be denied entry to the country. This will put you in a … Continue reading Visa Information for International Students

Student Writer/Contributor FAQ’s

UniEel is always actively searching for contributors to our site. You can write articles regarding news at your institution, create viral lists, and there will often be the chance to help run a social media page too! This all equates to providing you with professional experience – you won’t even need to leave your room to achieve this! Plus, we’re totally flexible – you can … Continue reading Student Writer/Contributor FAQ’s

Coping With Homesickness At University

Being homesick at University is perfectly normal. You’d be surprised at how many people miss home – despite what they may be exhibiting on the outside. The transition from living at home to University is a big one, and for International students, moving to a new country with a different culture presents a huge adjustment. In this article, we take a look at some of … Continue reading Coping With Homesickness At University

Student Self Storage Advice

For many students, especially those that are internationally-based, a common dilemma at the end of each academic year is to decide how to get all of their items home. Especially those that are leaving for just a couple months, it can seem pointless to pack everything for home. Fortunately, there are a range of ways you can keep your stuff safe over the holidays, namely … Continue reading Student Self Storage Advice