A new year means a fresh start! So, if your New Year’s resolution is to be more organised at university, read our top 5 organisational tips for students to help kickstart 2018 the right way… 1. Create a schedule Invest in a wall planner or diary to plot out upcoming lectures, deadlines, exam dates and […]Read more >
With Christmas fast-approaching, a little extra cash could go a long way! Here are our top 10 money saving tips for students… 1. Budget Your Money Budgeting is a life skill, so start now and you’ll thank yourself later. Work out your incomings and outgoings, track how much you spend and see whether it all […]Read more >
Whether you’re looking for something funny, cheap or effortless to dress up as this Halloween, here are 6 creative last-minute DIY costume ideas that won’t break the bank… 1. An Avocado This costume is sure to leave you with a pit in your stomach… What you will need: A large piece of cardboard (you can […]Read more >
Make sure you have all the fashion essentials you’ll need this autumn as the weather gets colder, windier and wetter! Don’t forget, you can also make the most of your NUS student discount by looking up the best offers here. 1. Warm Jumper A casual warm jumper is a wardrobe must-have for autumn and will help […]Read more >
Spice up your room with these cheap and easy DIY décor ideas, perfect for adding an autumnal vibe to your student accommodation without costing the earth! 1. Autumn Potpourri Freshen up your study space with an autumn potpourri! All you need is a decorative bowl, a selection of your favourite autumn spices and some tree […]Read more >
We’re all familiar with the feeling; times running out and your assignment or revision is crying out for attention. You’re starting to panic and you know that the countdown is on its way. If you’re thinking ‘how did this happen again!?’ Then there’s no way about it. You are a procrastinator. Yes, you put things […]Read more >
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