University

Living the student life? Here are my university blog posts! Studying, surviving, saving money… it’s all here.

What to Consider Before Moving into Your First Home

*this is a guest post If you have just graduated and you are planning to move into your first home away from your parents, there are a variety of things that you will need to consider. Here are a few things to consider beforehand that can help you feel more prepared and confident for your move. General Queries Before you move into your new home, you will naturally have many questions that you will want answered. Knowing where the gas…

Win Your Student Rent Covered (£10k) with Endsleigh!*

Today’s blog post is really exciting. Endsleigh are giving away £10,000 to a lucky student to cover their rent for a year! I live in London where rent is the highest, but it would certainly be enough for me. If you live elsewhere, that £10k will get you even further! Who are Endsleigh? If you’ve lived in student halls, you’ve probably heard of Endsleigh. They’re the go-to insurance company for students; I remember our halls promoting Endlsleigh’s contents and gadget…

3 Simple Ways to Find a Waitressing Job Online

Hola from Barcelona! I’ve been really busy these last few weeks with a trip to Rome and now Barcelona! I’m having an amazing time, make sure to keep up with me on Instagram. There’ll be lots of new content from me when I’m back, but for now I’ve got a guest post. Finding a job as a student can be hard, without any work experience and awkward availability around lectures. Lots of my friends have worked in bars or restaurants…

My 4th Year Student Bedroom in East London!

You probably already know that I’m studying an MA at the moment because it’s all I talk about! This is my fourth year as a student in London, so my fourth student bedroom. I spent my first year in King’s College student halls (New Cross), second year in intercollegiate halls (Tottenham Hale) with a few pals from first year, third year in a Mile End maisonette, and now I’m in a flat in Hackney. I loved living in New Cross,…

How to Get the Support You Need When You’re Struggling with …

Although we would all like to be a jack of all trades, it is normal to struggle with certain subjects in school. We all have our areas of strengths and weaknesses, so the key is usually in identifying our weak areas and working on them to get better. It can be discouraging when you’re struggling with a subject and can’t seem to master it. It can affect your self-esteem, knock down your self-confidence and dampen your enthusiasm. However, by getting…

5 Ways You Can Boost Your CV as a Student

University can be a stressful experience. The workloads are ten times tougher than you could have ever imagined at A-Level (if you weren’t silly enough to take too many A-levels like I was), you have to learn to adjust to being more an independent learner, and your deadlines seem to just appear out of nowhere. However, another thing you have to bear in mind is that, once you leave university, competition to find work is likely to be tough. Therefore,…

Extra-Curricular Activities to Consider Doing During University

Starting higher education can be a new experience in comparison to primary school and college. For one, you tend to have a lot more freedom, and it’s more of an independent form of learning. You may also find that there are far more activities for you to participate in. Depending on your personality type, you may be inclined to jump in head first when it comes to extra-curricular activities. On the other hand, you may be the type whose only…