The Struggles of Freshers Flu

Freshers Week may give you the time of your life, but the chances are that you will often come down with a case of the notorious ‘freshers flu’. Common symptoms of the freshers flu include fever, headaches, a cough, a cold and in general, struggle. While many suggest freshers flu is merely a severe case of ‘man flu’ or ‘just a bad cold’, the reality … Continue reading The Struggles of Freshers Flu

13 Things That Will Inevitably Happen During Freshers Week

Freshers Week is often renowned as being the most memorable week of your life. While this may be true in some cases, the reality is that you probably won’t remember much of it. Your University experience wouldn’t be the same without the initiation of Freshers Week. So, in this article we take a look at thirteen things that will certainly happen during Freshers Week!   … Continue reading 13 Things That Will Inevitably Happen During Freshers Week

The 16 Inevitable Stages of a Group Presentation

A group presentation can be a stressful experience – characterised by the unpredictable nature of a group project. To prepare a presentation, teams must put in a lot of hard work, be compatible alongside one another, communicate well, and generally have a positive attitude towards team work… none of which you will find in a group project. So in this article, we take a look … Continue reading The 16 Inevitable Stages of a Group Presentation

Every Stage of Hosting a House Party… As Told By Gavin and Stacey

House parties form the basic foundation of student life… Over the course of your University experience, it is highly likely that you will encounter several house parties. Some will be memorable, some will be instantly forgettable, and others will be written in folklore! But while attending a house party is one thing, hosting the darn thing is a whole different ball game. So in this … Continue reading Every Stage of Hosting a House Party… As Told By Gavin and Stacey

The 15 Types of Flatmates You’ll Have at University

The likelihood is that during your University years you will meet more new people than you ever will have done previously. University is a great place to make friends, though you generally get to choose them. However, what isn’t always a choice is who you get landed with in your hall, or a shared flat. We’ve already looked at the different conflicts that will happen … Continue reading The 15 Types of Flatmates You’ll Have at University

17 Conflicts You’ll Definitely Encounter in a Student House

Sharing a house with other students is an inevitable part of the University experience. While you may have visions of living in a grandiose mansion, the reality is normally something very, very different. During your stay in a student house, it is highly likely that there will be many conflicts you will encounter. In this article we take a look at these conflicts, which many … Continue reading 17 Conflicts You’ll Definitely Encounter in a Student House

14 Group Project Memes That Every Group Leader Can Relate To

Group projects – they really are one of the most annoying aspects of the University experience. Intended to provide students with a chance to improve their teamwork and communication skills – in the majority of cases all it will teach is just how little you should trust anyone in your life. We’ve already compiled a list of the ten types of people you’ll meet on … Continue reading 14 Group Project Memes That Every Group Leader Can Relate To

12 Sarcastic Life Hacks All Students Can Relate To

While there are some excellent life hacks out there, sometimes it is worth going back to square one – and taking advantage of some ‘real’ life hacks. While life hacks usually revolve around making the most out of space, using every day objects in unexpected ways and generally being clever, to get to this stage, you must master life’s basic challenges. But many unfortunately don’t… … Continue reading 12 Sarcastic Life Hacks All Students Can Relate To

15 Annoying Things That Happen When You Try and Study at the Library

You go with good intentions, but so often, the library is not all that it is cracked up to be. While you hope to get some work done, catch up with your notes and engage in stimulating academic debate, the reality is that you will probably end up seeing your friends, talk about how much you have to do, yet not really get much done. … Continue reading 15 Annoying Things That Happen When You Try and Study at the Library

Record High Number of Students Achieve First Class Degrees

Recent statistics have revealed that over a quarter of UK Students graduated with a First Class degree from their University, raising several questions. Critics have suggested it shows that University is getting easier, though with tuition fees rising hugely in recent years, others might surmise that students are working harder than ever before. Figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that 26% of students … Continue reading Record High Number of Students Achieve First Class Degrees

Worrying Mental Health Statistics at UK Universities

Statistics emanating from a series of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests have uncovered several worrying figures that show the mental health crisis at UK Universities. In the most damning case, some students are having to wait more than four months for mental health support at some Universities. While some Universities have increased their provisions for mental health, in general, not enough appears to be being … Continue reading Worrying Mental Health Statistics at UK Universities

Erasmus Scheme Will Continue Despite Brexit… PM Confirms

With Brexit leaving an air of unpredictability around the United Kingdom’s education system, Prime Minister Theresa May has calmed fears over the popular Erasmus international exchange scheme, confirming that it will continue until at least the end of 2020. The long-running scheme has proven popular with student’s – the system sees students visit and study at a partner institution across Europe – with many options … Continue reading Erasmus Scheme Will Continue Despite Brexit… PM Confirms