Top tips for good grades at University

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Anonymous blogger who would still like to share their experiences. I undertook a science-related degree, so not all my tips may not be transferable to all course types, however I believe at least one of these may be useful to different student’s studies. 1. Read This may be the most […]

How Gaming has Impacted my life

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Anonymous blogger who would still like to share their experiences. You don’t know how much something has impacted your life until it is too late, sadly the story I’m about to tell is exactly that.  Growing up I’ve always been a hardcore gamer, I never enjoyed going out with friends, […]

Why you NEED to get LinkedIn

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Before I started university, I though LinkedIN was the social network for old people. Now I know how wrong I was. LinkedIn is actually an ESSENTIAL tool for anyone who wants to aim high and be successful. So what is LinkedIn? You’d be forgiven for not knowing. It is essentially […]

5 Easy Self Care Tips

Self care is a phrase that we see quite a bit lately. This Psychology Today article defines it simply as you taking care of you. But why is it so important? Mental health charity Mind says that self care techniques, along with general lifestyle changes can help us to manage […]

My First Year Experience: English Literature Degree

Georgia Dalton

Surprisingly, I found the first year of my English Literature degree easier than my whole two years of A-levels. I only had one exam at the end of first year that didn’t count towards my overall degree, whereas one thing I particularly despised about English Literature A-level specifically was how […]

How to deal with negative thoughts

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One of the most helpful things I think we can do for our wellbeing is knowing how to deal with negative thoughts because these are the thoughts that are associated with difficult emotions, in particular feeling down and anxious. It’s okay to feel down and anxious, these are, of course, […]

Stress; The Silent Killer #ThatsMyOpinion

Stress is everywhere. It can be found in many different forms, shapes, and sizes, and impacts people in varying ways. Some are fully capable and even experts in dealing with the effects of stress. Others aren’t. However, it’s not for a lack of resilience. Rather, it’s the scale of the physical and mental strain placed on us by chronic stress that alters our ability to ride through it seamlessly.

5 Ways to enjoy Hygge this Autumn

What is Hygge? Hygge (pronounced Hoo-gah) is a Danish word, and, is described by Collins Dictionaries as the practice of creating ‘cosy and congenial environments that promote emotional well being’. For many of us our lives are so fast pace that we often forget to stop for a while, slow […]

Why Group Work at University Should Be Abolished #ThatsMyOpinion

I loved cracking on with a good project at university. I loved putting my organisation skills to work and seeing everything come together. What I didn’t love however, was group work. I’m sure I’m not the only one when I say that group work at university was well and truly the bain of my life. I always had some pretty strong opinions when it came to group work, but I always kept them under wraps.

My Second Year Resolve

Emily Carter

I’m not really one for new year’s resolutions but I do like to set myself a resolve for the beginning of each new chapter of my life. As I head back to uni to start my second year, there a few things I resolve to do. This will be my […]

Like a Snowflake…

Just like a snowflake there are no two people alike.  There’s a unique beauty in that and knowing that no matter what, there is no one that can contribute, influence, or live their life quite like we each can. Life is full of various types of stress and that stress […]

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