Month: May 2014

The job market for graduates is looking positive

You’ve got your cap and gown and are ready to hit the work place with all of the enthusiasm you can muster. (Good on you!). Excitement aside, you’d like to have a vague idea of what to expect – what exactly does the job market for graduates look like at the moment? Here’s the good […]

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The truth about university accommodation

One of the most exciting yet daunting things about heading off to Uni (whether a seasoned studier or a first year) is hooking up student accommodation – the hunt can be tedious (if you’re not lucky enough to live on campus) and you never know who you might end up living with. According to a […]

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Tips on how to get the cheapest mobile phone contracts

It’s important to keep in touch, right!? – Which includes access to social media as well as weekly phone calls home to mum (give the gal a break, you’ll always be her baby!), so you need a smart phone (it’ll help *ahem* with studies too) but you’re a poor student so you need a good […]

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How exam stress can shorten your life

Stress is a life shortener; it’s debilitating, frustrating and annoyingly unavoidable –as it would seem, especially when studying! The thing is; it can cut our life span (so say the experts), which kind of sucks when one stops a second to think about all the awesomeness that life has in store, all the goals and […]

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University applications increase in spite of fee hikes

One would think that all the hoo-ha about fee hikes and mass debt would result in a decrease in the number of students who are willing to take out loans and hit the books. But not so! According to statistics published by the admissions body UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) 580,000 applicants had applied […]

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