Results Day

Results day is fast approaching. For some more than others. Let’s be honest. We are stressed or worried. Worried that we may not have achieved the grades that we want and stressed because we fear what we may have to go through to get the desired grade. That is probably […]

Graduation… Now What?

Finally Graduation! It is that time of the year, final year university students are wrapping up their studies and getting ready to celebrate the end of a chapter. Being one of those soon-to-be graduates myself, I am very excited about what is coming next in my professional and personal life. […]

The ‘aaah!’​ of a new job…


By Daisy Bavage, NeedToLive Everyday Role Model Manager We all go through it, but the experience can be different for everyone… My most recent experience with being the ‘newbie’ If you have read any of my latest articles, or have taken a look at my profile, it will probably be […]

How LinkedIn Started My Career

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By Megan Owens, NeedToLive Operations Director Just for a snippet of my background: before university, my life evolved around chess. I represented Wales playing in competitions all over the world. I even played in the chess equivalent of the Olympics called the Olympiad, and I was the youngest player ever […]

What does it mean to be a leader?

Leadership is an interesting concept and one that is quite often misunderstood. The stereotypical or cliché idea of being a leader is someone who is alpha, macho, a man and often the CEO of a big corporation. In reality, being a leader is often the complete opposite; it’s empathetic, it’s […]

Becoming a NeedToLive Affiliate


JOIN FOR FREE It’s free to become a NeedToLive affiliate. PROMOTE Share your affiliate link with your target audience. EARN MONEY Earn commission from any purchase made using your affiliate link. Our Mission To support students to become the best version of themselves by enhancing their life whilst studying. We […]

How to Build Your Self-Confidence


Building your self-confidence can be difficult when you start university. You are finding your place in a new location with a new group of people. In times of change, self-confidence can drop, leaving us anxious and hesitant, fuelling our inner critic. However, there are ways to counteract this. Step Out […]

9 awesome careers you can get with any degree

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Realised your degree subject isn’t for you after all? Don’t sweat – there are heaps of interesting career options you can pursue, regardless of what you studied. You might think you’re alone in not having a clue what you want to do after graduation, or in deciding your degree subject isn’t […]

Why Should I Go to College?


In my line of work teaching and helping students with their studies in a whole myriad of subjects in various institutions both in the UK and internationally for the best part of the last seven years, it is often interesting to ask students as to why they actually want to […]

Learn To Operate Outside Of Your Comfort Zone


The college years give students opportunities to learn and grow while becoming more independent and self-sufficient. It is also a time when young adults find that they will be held accountable for their behavior, performance and results. For many students, being expected to accept responsibility, make their own decisions and […]

Professional Life Vs College Life


Each one of us grew up with an aim, a dream in our heads, which determined our higher education, our choice of college. Coming to college is like a dream come true for many. That sense of freedom, responsibility, the endless possibilities for future, friends, bunking. If you ask me, […]

Career growth for young people.

By Fahren Khalid -Verified by Big Youth Group. As head of Creative at the Big Youth Group, my job is to oversee the creative direction of the company and to be an advisor on anything related to strategy, special projects, advertising and marketing functions within the company. Growing in your […]

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