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Six Speedy Packing Techniques

Six Speedy Packing Techniques

The university year is thankfully nearing its end and likely your lease is up to. All that packing, stacking and tracking can be time consuming and stressful. Use these great tips to get everything sorted and dealt with by moving time!



Seven Things You Should Do This Summer

Seven Things You Should Do This Summer

You have finished uni for the summer, what to do now? There are many cheap and fun things that can be done during the summer months, here are a selection of seven activities you may not have considered.



Five Ways to Keep in Contact with University Friends over the Summer

Five Ways to Keep in Contact with University Friends over the Summer

Keeping in contact with uni friends is always hard over the summer holidays. Facebook and Instagram mean you can just about keep tabs on your best friends’ whereabouts, but what about having a meaningful conversation, or actually catching up? Whether you’re graduating for good, going back home, or making the most of the summer by travelling, check out this list of the 5 best ways to keep in contact with your uni friends.



Five Things to do in an Abandoned Student Town this Summer

Five Things to do in an Abandoned Student Town this Summer

If, like me, you chose to attend a university that sits not in a bustling city centre, but in an outlying town, then you’ll be well aware of the mass exodus that occurs this time of year. Like geese flying home for winter, students drain from smaller towns quicker than that first pint after the last exam in the summertime.



Five Ways to Prepare for Life after Graduation

Five Ways to Prepare for Life after Graduation

If you’re graduate this summer, the idea that September will be soon creeping closer again might be the scariest prospect since you started university. No longer will your post-summer plans revolve around the minimal task of re-packing your stuff into boxes and returning to your favourite home-from-home.



Five CV Tips for getting that Grad Job

Five CV Tips for getting that Grad Job

Whether you’re in your first or final year of university, having a good CV is essential to get an amazing graduate job. There are no strict rules when it comes to writing a really good CV, but there are certain things you can do for each job application to make sure you come across as the most employable by maximising your strengths.



Five Reasons to Study Abroad

Five Reasons to Study Abroad

Are you able to study abroad as part of your degree? Are you about to graduate but are still unsure of what steps to take next? If these sound like you, and you love travelling, learning, and gaining new experiences then studying abroad might be for you.



How to Deal with Messy Housemates

How to Deal with Messy Housemates

Sharing a place can be a messy business, but how can you be sure you’re not The Messy One causing all the problems? And what can you do if you love The Messy One as a person but find yourself having prolonged fantasies about spraying bottle after bottle of Cillit Bang at their mucky face?



Five Festival Alternatives for the Eternally Broke

Five Festival Alternatives for the Eternally Broke

Technology is pretty great, isn’t it? I like that I can photograph anything in high quality on my surprisingly cheap smartphone at any time, and I enjoy the fact that I can peer into people’s lives whilst sitting on the bus like a digital peeping Tom thanks to Facebook. Come summertime, though, the combination of these two erstwhile conveniences is just a little bit grating for the eternally broke.