Student life

Are you a student or just about to start university? Don't worry, The Daily Wiz is by your side with advice to help you get through this important time and pass with flying colours! Whether you are a student in the UK or abroad as part of the Erasmus programme, your university years are often some of the best. So, to help you make the most of student life, The Daily Wiz is here to provide you with all you need to know when it comes to exams, house shares, moving to a new city (or even a new country), organising your time to reduce procrastination along with the best nights out and societies to join. Student life isn't just about going to a few lectures here and there and nights out, being a student also means integrating into student life, joining clubs and societies, finding the right degree and carrying out work experience, whether it be a summer placement or a placement year, to help you on the road towards the right career.

Student housing: How to deal with Management companies

It’s sad to say but many management companies see students as easy to take advantage of and unless you know the signs you could end up living in some pretty crappy conditions or paying some hefty fines.

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10 startups to help you keep your New Year's resolutions in 2017!

It's the start of a new year and as usual, it's hard to scroll through our news feeds without seeing the standard "New year, new me" statuses. You may be fed up of hearing the same old New Year's resolutions like "The diet starts tomorrow" or "I'm joining the gym, I swear I'm going to go at least...

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How to set and achieve realistic goals at work

It's not always easy to organise your thoughts and responsibilities at work. Between your private life, daily tasks and unexpected distractions, it can be hard to know where to get started, especially at work where deadlines need to be respected. Without a little organisation, it can be easy to g...

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The 10 commandments for a successful PowerPoint presentation!

Who hasn't sat through a presentation that made you want to fall asleep comfortably in your seat? Discover a few tips to help you create a high-quality presentation in record time. Read on to discover our ten commandments for a successful PowerPoint presentation.  One idea per slide Each of your ...

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6 Mistakes to Avoid at University!

Your time at university will pass by a lot quicker than you might think, which is why we wanted to share 6 mistakes you should avoid if you want to make the most of your student years! Going into your overdraft As a student, banks will be jumping at the chance to offer you an interest-free overdr...

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4 steps to finding an internship in Latin America!

Internships can be a great way to gain valuable work experience and improve your skills. Most internships are unpaid, but they might offer other benefits, such as accommodation or paid travel expenses. But why carry out an internship abroad and how can you go about finding one in Latin America? ...

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6 ways to get your presentation off to a good start

The first 2 minutes of a presentation can determine whether or not it will be successful. If you have to convince a client to buy your solution, an investor to increase capital for your startup or a journalist to publish a paper about your know-how, it's important to know that you are going to ha...

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Beat procrastination in 10 easy steps!

Have you ever heard the saying "Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today"? If you have, you've probably also heard the saying "it's easier said than done". Every morning we say to ourselves "I need to work, but just before I get started I'll have a quick look at Facebook/Instagram/Twitt...

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A quick guide to internships & accommodation in France

Ah, France. The country of wine, cheese and baguette. Perhaps you’ve fallen in love with the capital of love, the idea of skiing in the Alps, sunning it up on the Côte d'Azur or wine tasting in Bourgogne. Whatever your reasons for wanting to work in France, there are a few things you need to know...

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How to answer the question: Why do you want to work here?

Don't lose out on an amazing job opportunity just because you haven't prepared properly for the interview. If you don't have much experience, you will need to show how motivated you are by knowing how to answer the question: "Why do you want to work here?", "Why do you want this position?". This ...

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4 quick and easy ways to make money at university

So, after a long and surprisingly warm summer of whatever you’ve been doing - working, sleeping, travelling or playing PokémonGo, it’s finally time to head back to uni. For many of us, a student loan just isn’t enough to cover all of life’s necessities, and you might be starting to think of ways ...

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6 tips to help you find your first job

University's over and it's time to start looking for your first job. However, first jobs after are rarely what we hope for and often lead to disappointment: "So this is having a job?". We wanted to share some advice to help you make the right choice and avoid saying yes to the first thing that co...

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Post-holiday blues: 5 tips for getting back to work

We all love being on holiday. Unfortunately, there comes a time when we have to go back to work, and it's hard to get back into the swing of things when it feels like we should still be on the beach. It's not always easy to pick up where you left off and organise your schedule. Luckily, Wizbii is...

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4 ways to get the most out of your student years

When you start university, it feels like the three years ahead of you will last forever, and when older students, faculty members or parents tell you that you'll be done before you know it, you are there thinking that they can't possibly be right. However, whether we want it or not, student years...

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5 tips for getting along with housemates

Living in a house-share, whether it be with other students, young professionals or interns - can be a stressful experience, especially if you've never shared a house with people before. We've all heard the horror stories: passive-aggressive note posting, jenga-style bin piles the size of the Empi...

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6 ways to make the most of first year at university!

It's time to start first year at university and you can't wait to be an independent student. But university isn't always as amazing as you might think and if you want to pass first year, going to lectures alone isn't enough! Read on to discover our tips to help you get through first year!  Make...

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