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Best Subscription Boxes

Best Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes are a great choice when you’re struggling to find a gift for someone, not only can these be delivered directly to the recipient’s

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One-pot Meals

One-pot meals are a great option for students short on time and maybe low on cooking knowledge. Just pot it all into a pot, and hey presto!

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Signs that you’re in final year

Have you ever wondered whether your final year experience is the same as others? Well, we’ve put together a list of the most common signs that you’re in your final year, and you’ll be surprised how many you can relate too.

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Celebrating Valentine’s Day is all about sharing the love, no matter if you’re in a relationship or not. You can celebrate with friends, your family and if you do have a partner, then them too!

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How to exercise for FREE

Exercise is super important for not only physical but also mental health and wellbeing. But gym and club memberships can be expensive and well for students this may not be feasible. We’ve got the best advice on how to exercise for free as a student.

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Smoothies for your 5-a-day

Smoothies are fantastic for people on the go! So students! But sometimes it can be hard trying to get your 5-a-day every day between all the lectures, seminars and enjoying student life.

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Student Placements

Student placements are a great opportunity to gain first-hand industry knowledge and experience what most employers look for when hiring graduates. This work experience is a great tool for securing a graduate job, but also help with further studies.

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How to Revise over the Christmas Break

Like it or not, revision and doing work over Christmas is something all students have to do. But if you’re organised, plan ahead and use your time wisely, you’ll be able to find a great balance where you can get studying done and still enjoy Christmas. We have some great tips on How to Revise over the Christmas Break.

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How to do Christmas as a Student

Christmas is a great time of year and maybe more than in other years, it’s more important to spend quality time with family. So we’ve got some great tips and advice on how to do Christmas as a student.

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Ultimate Gift Guide for Students

Christmas can be an expensive time of year, and as most students know, money isn’t something we’re all drowning in. So we’ve got some ideas for presents you’ll love this Christmas that won’t break the bank. Our Ultimate Gift Guide for Students provides you with plenty of ideas for presents to get this year.

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Independent Shops in Sunderland

Independent Shops in Sunderland

Supporting local and independent businesses is very important right now. Why not buy on your local high street and support these small businesses during a difficult time? Plus local businesses create and provide unique and one-of-a-kind products. Check out some of the best independent shops in Sunderland.

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Independent Shops in Carlisle

Supporting local and independent businesses is very important right now. Why not check out the Independent Shops in Carlisle, and support these small businesses in a difficult time? Plus local businesses create and provide unique and one-of-a-kind products.

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Independent Shops in Aberdeen

We all know that supporting ‘local’ couldn’t be more important right now. Local and independent businesses are now reliant on sales to keep going and continue running their businesses. There are many independent shops in Aberdeen, so why not support these businesses and shop on your high street.

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Living in Sunderland

Moving to a new city is exciting but you also may be a bit nervous. So there are a few things you should know before living in Sunderland.

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Cute Baby Animals

Studies have shown that looking at baby animals actually helps stress levels, anxiety and improves mood, no really we’re being serious.

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Living in Carlisle

We’ve compiled some ‘facts’ about living in Carlisle, that may be a bit exaggerated or not 100% true. But it’s only a bit of fun and you’ll probably agree with quite a few.

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Top Money-Saving Websites for Students

Being in full-time education can leave your bank balance looking a little lower than usual. Check out these helpful money-saving websites to help you save more.

Knowing your learning style

Knowing your learning style is super important if you want to study effectively. Whether it’s visual, verbal or physical, get to know yours to vital for uni.

Mental Health Help at Uni

If you are experiencing mental health problems whether feelings of depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, an eating disorder or any complex mental health issue, the first thing you need to realise is that you are not alone.

What to do when you’re missing home

There are hundreds of ways that you can ensure that this homesickness is kept to an absolute minimum though. We’ve got some great ways to feel better about missing home that you can try.

Freshers’ Week Bucket List

You’ve heard lots about Freshers Week but you won’t really understand how awesome Freshers’ is until you experience it! We’ve got the ultimate bucket list for you to complete during Freshers’.

7 Ultimate Pancake Recipes

Check out these delicious pancake recipes that are perfect for students, on pancake day or even any day of the year.

18 Things which will make you miss primary school

Now that we’re basically adults, we’ve come to realise that primary school was actually pretty fun. The only thing better than going back in time to relive school are these images that make us wish we could return to such simple times.

18 things you’ll learn at Uni

You may think you’re going to Uni to get a degree, and you are right… However, you’re going to learn a lot more than just how to write a good essay and work in a group!

11 Reasons to live in Sunderland

A cocktail of city, coast and countryside, Sunderland is a perfect place to live and explore. With the buzz of a big city but the charm of a close community, it boasts an array award-winning attractions and cultural landmarks.