1. Sleep First things first, you need to cover the basics. If you’re missing out on good quality sleep this could have a big impact on your day-to-day life at university. Sleep helps your brain work properly – while you’re sleeping, your brain is preparing for the next day by forming new pathways to help […]Read more >
If the cooler weather, darker mornings and shorter evenings leave you feeling unmotivated to stay active and keep your energy levels up, our top 5 tips are here to help… 1. Get Moving If you find yourself feeling tired during the day, take a brisk walk or go for a run in the cool fresh […]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 >
Eating produce that’s in season is a great way to save money and be more creative in the kitchen! Some seasonal favourites include… 1. Carrot & Lentil Soup Nothing says autumn quite like a hearty, seasonal soup. Try this warming carrot and lentil recipe and treat your friend and flatmates to a batch! Link here. 2. Stuffed […]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 >
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