#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.

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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Make sport work for your CV

Sports teams at university – whether you’re in one or you’ve simply heard of one, you know they’re there and that there is a seemingly endless stream of them. From acrobatics to Quidditch, getting involved in a sport while at uni can be a great way to keep fit, meet people and to have a welcome d...

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Travelling: Where to stay and what to look out for

When you're on the move abroad, the last thing you want is to arrive at a new location without a bed to fall into at the end of the day. Yet, hotel rooms can often be out of our price range, so what do you do? Well, here at Wizbii we've rounded up your options along with letting you know what you...

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4 ways to make the most of your summer!

One moment it was exam season, the next moment you were down the pub to celebrate their end. But now? Now you’re home and although the replenishing fridge and the pets are lovely, their novelty may have worn off a bit by now. However, here at Wizbii we’ve come up with some ways you can fill the t...

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Festival time: Survival tips, accessories and the best apps!

Summer is here and we won't let the rain get us down. Good luck to anyone braving the mud and floods at Glastonbury this weekend! Whether this is the first time you're going to a festival or not, these tips and tricks could help make your festival experience a lot more pleasant. (Watch out, we di...

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The struggles of writing a dissertation

Final year problems I have to admit that writing my dissertation was not as fun as I expected. As much as I loved my research topic and as much as I enjoyed reading about it, writing a 10,000 word dissertation turned out to be quite stressful. There were days when I would open the documents on my...

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How To Budget Travel Successfully

Jet Set, Go! Make Sure You’ve Booked a Flight to Fit Your Budget No matter if it’s regarding the dates you’re travelling or the cities you’re going to; flexibility is a great way to take advantage of the best travel deals available. StudentUniverse allows you to compare flights and accommodation ...

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10 tips to help expand your international network at uni!

Having the chance to meet international students is a great opportunity, it's the chance to practice a new language, meet new people, find a job or just to gain more insight into other countries and cultures. The founder of the startup Texten offers you 10 useful tips on how to expand your inter...

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Uni Baggage: Sending your stuff home has never been so easy!

The Uni Baggage Team at Belfast's Titanic Quarter We’ve all been there, at least I have: trying desperately to pull on as many pieces of clothing as possible to reduce the weight of our over packed suitcases as we fly home once uni has finished. That need no longer be a problem, thanks to the Uni...

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Wizbii wants to fund your studies: £1,500 to be won!

Following the success of previous editions, your favourite competition is back for the 3rd time: Wizbii wants to fund your studies!  New this year: we're not only giving away a scholarship in France, but also in Germany, Spain, the UK and Italy!  5 lucky European students will get a massive helpi...

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From envelope to Exeter: Starting university

University is just around the corner, which means a whole new batch of eager young freshers. With A-level results out last week, future freshers are starting to prepare themselves to head off to university. Though most freshers are excited to leave home and start a new adventure, it isn't always ...

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[Infographic] 10 Things About University Life You Know Are True

Ahhh university...a time of learning, studying, determining our future career path, and preparing ourselves for the real world.  What an enriching experience! Ok, let's get real. Most students don't spend all of their spare time in the library reading the assigned chapters, nor do they attend all...

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University societies: To join or not to join?

University is the introduction for most of us to independence. It's a chance for us to move away from home and start afresh. However, I'm sure all of the uni students out there will agree with me when I say, the workload is more than you could ever think of. Unlike college, you have to get all of...

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30 tips to help you manage your student budget

We all know that student life isn't as easy as it seems. Some statistics that prove this are, in general, true but not very useful. To avoid running out of toilet paper at the end of the month because you've got no money left for anything, take a look at these 30 tips to help you save money and e...

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