How To Make The Most Of Your Summer Holidays

As a student, the summer holidays are your reward for a year of intense work and study, juggling multiple commitments and hopefully putting your all into your classes. So your first priority is to rest, heal and recharge – without a decent holiday, it’s easy to burn out from mental stress and fatigue. Enjoy, relax,…

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Student Space Saving Solutions

One problem that many students don’t fully consider before moving into student housing for the first time is a lack of storage space. Student dorms are small and designed comfortably but efficiently with an emphasis on “just enough” living space. Coming from home where you might have a larger room, multiple closets throughout the house…

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Stress-Free Essay Research Tips

One of the biggest changes going from high school into tertiary education is having to write essays and assignments, and a large part of this is learning to do your own research. It can be overwhelming at first, but once you understand the best process for you it becomes a lot smoother. Essays or other…

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Study Tips For Exam Preparation

Exams are the most stressful time of the school year for students of all levels, across all faculties. All the pressure of the previous year gets focused into one point, where you have to prove yourself in just a few hours to represent all the hard work you’ve put in up until then. Many people…

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Build Up Work Experience While Studying

Most students will have one thing on their mind the whole time they are studying at university or polytech – what comes next? Gaining the qualification is one thing, but getting a job once you’ve graduated is another. Especially in schools such as law or engineering where everyone will be vying for the same jobs,…

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Taking Care Of Your Mental Health As A Student

Studying at tertiary level is a mentally and emotionally challenging time for many young people. So many feel self-doubt about their chosen field of study, whether they’ll find a job, whether they’re good enough, whether they should continue or intensely afraid of failing. These are all extremely natural and normal feelings, but when they’re happening…

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Tips For Staying Healthy As A Student

Students are notorious for neglecting their health in a multitude of ways, either due to time constraints, lack of money or simply the freedom that comes from living away from home for the first time. However this can deeply impact their studies and cause larger health problems that can grow out of control. Long term…

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Ideas For Choosing Your Field Of Study

For anyone seeking higher education, a huge question will always be what area you want to pursue your study and qualification in. There are so many subjects, and each with their own intricacies and specific areas within them. Questions such as which one will find you a job, which one you’re most passionate about, and…

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Hidden Costs Of Graduation

Most students are going to university or polytechnic with one goal firmly in mind – graduation. Of course, gaining memories and skills and friendships is a key part of study, but receiving your qualification adds the feeling of satisfaction and achievement. While some students won’t feel the need for this to be marked with a…

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Choosing A Student Laptop

Though not required by most tertiary institutions, laptops are nonetheless an extremely useful accessory for student life. They allow you to take notes during class without wasting paper and carrying around half a dozen different notebooks, are perfect for working on essays and assignments and can accompany you to the library to work on campus…

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