How To Survive Your First Student Home

I don’t know about you, but I had a few surprises when moving from student halls, where everything is included in one bill, to living in my first student home this year. Electrical Safety First* got in touch, asking if I’d share their infographic on surviving student homes, which is perfectly timed, as I’ve been living in my first student home for just over a month now and need all the tips I can get! Overall, I’m definitely enjoying the…

Self-Care at University

Self-care is important, especially when you start university, where it can be hard to look after yourself, eat the right foods and get enough sleep, combined with sharing a living space with other students. Fresher’s flu is a real thing! I’m a third year, and I’ve had fresher’s flu for the past week – it hasn’t been pleasant, but it’s given me an excuse for plenty of self-care. As I mentioned in my last blog post, I haven’t been well…

10 Happy Things So Far in October

It’s already two weeks into October and I haven’t blogged since September 28th. October is usually my favourite month, because I love the cosiness of Autumn, hot drinks, fluffy pyjamas, and of course the excitement of Halloween (which also happens to be my birthday, and I’m 21 this year). However, so far this month I’ve just been tired and ill, with barely enough energy to go to lectures, let alone study after. I’ve probably spent most of my time sleeping…