Food is essential to life; without it, we wouldn’t survive. However, in the modern age of fast food and with the plethora of easily accessible online food outlets, many would argue that cooking is becoming a less essential skill. I would argue otherwise. Despite the convenience of Deliveroo, Uber Eats […]
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*Please be advised this post contains some curse words* When I first started writing, I spent a while looking for content ideas. One of the suggestions that came up on multiple occasions was to write a letter to your younger self. It was something I instantly vetoed. Mainly because I’ve […]
What does the term passively suicidal mean? What’s the difference between being active and passive? What are the signs and how can you help yourself?
If you just picked up your A level results last week and are eagerly anticipating your first year at university, below are five common first year university myths, debunked. It’s a huge jump from A levels I didn’t find the jump between A levels and university difficult. I study English […]
Before I started University, I didn’t have a very healthy relationship with food. I was eating the wrong things, eating too much and gaining weight. Before I started uni, I had to decide that enough was enough. I had to decide that I wanted to make a change. What really […]
The start of university is perhaps one of the most nerve-wracking time of your life. Even if you are excited to get out there, meet new people, study and become more independent, you will still be nervous. Fresher’s week is the pivotal moment of university. You are suddenly launched from […]
I am an international student and when I decided to come to the UK to start University I chose to stay in Halls. That is because I did not want to miss out on the social aspect of University. This was my first experience living by myself and of having […]
Other than the day that I got my A-Level results, I had never heard about Clearing but it’s such an important thing to be aware of. I’m going to share my personal story about getting into university through Clearing. The Results Though I couldn’t tell you the exact date, I […]
Are you ready for summer, but you still have not made up your mind what books you should take with you? Well… you are in the right place because I am going to share with you 3 must have summer reads according to me. I know for some might be […]
There are many things that can stop people asking for the help that they need at work and at home, especially when it comes to mental illness.
As a student, I never missed an opportunity to make some extra cash. The money I made, helped me pay for groceries, a few fun activities, and books. If you are looking for ways to make extra money, look no further. Below is a list of several ideas to get […]
Social media is a great resource – it’s a way to connect with friends, learn the latest updates on topics, and find out what’s trending across the globe. There’s almost an endless amount of opportunities that the various social media outlets provide. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or […]
Having a family of 5 can get pretty expensive, but over the last three years I have almost halved our outgoings and expenses. How? Well here’s my top 5 tips for saving. I’ve based these tips around family but hopefully anyone can use these money saving tips. 1. Income, outgoings […]
Your late teens/early twenties are a funny time of life. You’re just learning how to make it on your own in the big wide world; navigating the world of uni, work or whatever path you’ve chosen for yourself. It’s not easy. It can be made even harder when everyone has […]
Don’t let social anxiety stop you living your best life at uni! Here are some pointers on how to survive Freshers’ Week when you have social anxiety and thrive in your new environment.
As we are all well aware, the environment is suffering. The Amazon fires are just heartbreaking, climate change is happening and the amount of plastic that is littered over our planets is just horrific. It might seem overwhelming to think that you can help to change any of these things. […]
Career networking has become a key tool in finding and advancing in one’s career. So, what is a career network and how to do you create one? A career, or professional” network involves using personal, professional, academic or familial contacts to assist with a job search, achieve career goals, learn […]
You’re about to embark on the next step of your journey through life. It’s going to be big. It’s going to be scary. It’s going to be harder than you could ever imagine. BUT…
If you’ve read my previous posts, you’ll know that I didn’t really have the traditional freshers week experience. Moving straight into a flat with my partner meant that I didn’t experience what a ‘typical freshers week’ was like.
Welcome to Plymouth Freshers, this is ultimate guide on great places to eat in Plymouth. No matter what mood for food you are in, we have you covered with the great taste of local. Air – Skoff 3 Sherwell Lane, Plymouth PL4 8LH Located opposite Gilwell Halls of Residence, Scoff […]
When I moved away for university, I was terrified that my relationship with my family was going to change in a negative way. I thought that our close knit family unit was going to cease to exist (or worse, carry on existing without me). Thankfully, that didn’t happen and our […]
With freshers just around the corner and students returning, I wanted to create a list of the best places to grab a coffee with friends in Plymouth. It can be pretty daunting moving away from home for the first time, especially if it’s a brand-new town or city and you don’t know where anything is or where you can hang out with your new friends and grab a coffee together.
While self care is important at all times in your life, it is incredibly important while in college. Self care is anything that relaxes you and allows you a moment to be in tune with your body. With all of the hustle and bustle it is important to have a […]
Are you a parent, and also studying? Then here are some top tips on how to fit studying in around your family life. Schedule your Study time Family life can be hectic and busy most of the time. Add in studying alongside being a parent, and you begin to wonder, […]
There’s a whole range of different programmes on TV at the moment- it’s no surprise that it can often feel difficult choosing what to watch. I sometimes find that recommendations from other people help me to decide what I want to watch. With that in mind, here’s the 5 shows […]
In 2018 more than 2,000 were reported stolen, with more than 1,000 pinched from homes and gardens. With 117 dogs stolen in Devon and Cornwall.
Are you starting university in a few weeks time? Below are four things you should remember to do, especially in your first few busy weeks of term. You can thank me later. Keep Hydrated Keeping hydrated is so important in your daily life, but it is even more important to […]
Most people associate Credit Card debt with something evil and that is disastrous for your finances. After reading up on the topic and researching different people’s opinions it turns out that credit card are really not that bad (if you know how to use them). I will go through some […]
I’ve just finished watching the third instalment of 13 Reasons Why. For those of you that haven’t seen it yet, it’s probably best to look away now to avoid any spoilers. But here is why I loved the series.