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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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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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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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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Cheap Student Meal Ideas

As a student, the cost of eating can be an unexpectedly high expense. If you’ve been living at home up until that point, it can be surprising how much basic food items add up over the week. Unfortunately many students think the solution to this is to eat badly and cheaply – with junk, instant…

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Getting Involved With Student Clubs

Whether you’re a first year or a postgraduate, many students will at some point find themselves wondering how they can expand their social circle and make new friends on campus. Group classes can help, but so often lectures leave no time to simply talk to your fellow classmates, nor an easy way to break the…

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Should I Join A Student Union?

Almost all tertiary institutions – both Universities and Polytechnics – up and down the country will have a student union, and when you enter the school you will be given the option to be able to join it. This can cost money and require additional signups, so new students may find themselves asking whether it…

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