#university

There's more to university than nights out and turning up to a few lectures here and there. Discover advice on choosing the right degree, making the most of your time at university, finding a part-time job to fit alongside your studies or an internship to gain essential experience, launching a startup project whilst at university and much more!

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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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 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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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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A short guide to surviving life after university

Yay! University is over and now… it’s time for real life. There’s no point living in the future and worrying for no reason, now is a time to celebrate. In case you hadn’t already realised, you’re only 22 years old (or somewhere around there) and you have your whole life ahead of you! You have a w...

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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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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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What can you do during your gap year?

I think it's fair to say that the idea of a ‘gap year’ has been wrung for all it’s worth. It’s been taken, fed very strong cocktails, painted with fluorescent paint and doused in glitter to make it a highly attractive, fun and tempting prospect for all students approaching their mid-teens. But wh...

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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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