The 6 Best Podcasts for Students

By on March 11th, 2022


Looking for something new to listen to? These 6 podcasts combine comedy, life advice, sports and honest conversations.

All of our recommendations are on Spotify, allowing you to listen offline at your leisure. Podcasts can fit neatly into your commute to university, but also make great company while doing chores or working out. And because many of our top picks have impressive back catalogues, get ready for a good binge.

From the comfort of her bed, Emma talks at length about whatever is on her mind, thoughts conversations, advice on topics from relationships, dealing with failure and the sense of burning out. Emma podcast is a great one for those who want to feel like they are in a conversation with a friend.

Steven sits down with some of the world’s most influential people, experts and thinkers and embarks on a curiosity driven journey to discover untold truths, unlearned lessons and important insights that will make his, and the audiences lives more enjoyable, more successful and more fulfilled.

The Diary of A CEO is different because of how raw, honest and emotional it is -living up to the world “Diary” in its name – these are the things people don’t usually share told with a level of honesty that most “interviews” don’t give you.

The Girl’s Bathroom is a place we all know to be full of girl chat and gossip, and the place we often confide in girls we’ve never met before! In Sophia and Cinzia’s podcast they talk about topics every girl goes through at least once in their lifetime and they try and make sense of these dilemmas and offer their best advice.

Are you a Football fanatic? Then you will love The Peter Crouch podcast hosted by none other than Peter Crouch himself, Christ Stark and Tom Fordyce giving us all the insights on everything from dressing rooms, transfers, keeping on the good side of your manager and where to sit on the team bus. They Even teamed up with Prince William for a podcast episode talking about mental health and the Dukes experiences of playing football and watching matches as a fan.

Floss is an artist, feminist, and bestselling author of the book ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’. Florence and her guests will take big topics – sex, relationships, social media, feminism, and body image – and examine them through a feminist lens. Guests include actor Jameela Jamil, author Layla Saad, dominatrix Miss Erica Storm and comedian Sofie Hagen. Together, they will delve into conversations about sexual empowerment, queer and sexual identity, social media and activism, and more.

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant talk to Karl Pilkington about important things in life whilst Karl provides anything but intelligent answers. It is a great podcast to take your mind of the stresses that come with university and to have a giggle to yourself.

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