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Student life

From sport to nightlife, students deliver their verdict on universities

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Top unis to get you job-ready: Which? University Student Survey 2018

We asked students to rate their university for getting them 'job-ready' and prepared to tackle the graduate job market.

16 October 2018

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Looking after your mental health and wellbeing at university

Expert advice for students struggling with their mental health at university, including warning signs to look for, preparing for university and finding help.

08 October 2018

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Freshers' fair survival guide

The freshers' fair is a staple of any freshers' week at uni. Find the right clubs for you amidst the madness, with our guide.

26 September 2018

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Freshers' survival: tips from first year students

As part of our annual Student Survey, we asked thousands of university students for their no.1 tip to survive first year.

26 September 2018

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Freshers' survival: laundry and washing at university

Washing powder or tablets? And what do all those symbols on the washing machine mean? Don’t get into hot water when it comes to laundry at uni – read our simple how-to guide...

26 September 2018

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Freshers' survival: eight student cooking and food mistakes

The Student Food Project have baked up the eight biggest food and cooking mistakes students make at university. How many are you guilty of?

26 September 2018

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Student survival guide: electricity and gas bills

Moving into off-campus housing as a student means dealing with energy bills. Here's what you need to know, from how to cut costs to switching gas and electricity suppliers.

29 August 2018

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Top student scams: spot and stop them

From fictional flats to fake jobs, there's a lot you can do to take down the scammers focusing their nasty efforts on students.

25 July 2018

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How to protect yourself from student scams

Being scammed is stressful, and it could have a big impact on your student budget. We explore how you can protect yourself.

25 July 2018

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Prepping for uni: stay safe online

Whether you're a social media titan or you only use the internet for work, make sure you're keeping a tight grip on your personal information.

25 July 2018

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Eight apps you need to survive uni

Do you have these apps downloaded? Keep organised, fit, on budget and entertained with these apps.

27 June 2018

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Five unusual university traditions

Interested in some of the weirder college traditions? Here are some quirky student customs that you might find at your university.

26 June 2018

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Student travel: holiday hacks when you’re on a budget

Unwinding from exams, seeking some sun or following your Instagram-inspired wanderlust... It's great to get away - and even better if you can escape on a budget.

07 June 2018

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Student travel: should you go interrailing?

An Interrail pass will let you tick a few European cities off your list in one trip, but is it worth the money? And could you nab a free pass?

06 June 2018

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Five ways to stay connected with home friends

Don't float away from friends and family when you move to uni. Try our mix of retro and modern tips to stay in touch.

05 June 2018

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How to survive exam day in 10 tweets

How to keep calm in your exam, so you ace it rather than crumble under pressure.

29 May 2018

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Making a revision timetable that actually works

Revision timetables are unquestionably a good idea, but how do you make one that works? Here are some tips for all different types of exam.

18 April 2018

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I messed up my mocks… what do I do?

If your mocks didn’t go as planned, it can be disappointing. Here’s how to bounce back to ensure you get the A-levels you deserve, and get into the university you want.

17 April 2018

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Choosing the right housemates for second year of university

Nobody to live with in your second year? Or can’t decide which friends would make the best housemates? This is what you need to think about when picking who to house-share with.

12 February 2018

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Choosing the right university city

Which university city will you call home for three years? Discover the right study destination for you with our tips and fun quiz.

04 January 2018

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Going home for Christmas: essential student checklist

It's the end of your freshers' term and you made it through in one piece! Here's what to do before leaving campus and make the most of your time off...

27 November 2017

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Student insurance at university: what you need to know

Student insurance provider Endsleigh provides a (fully protected) crash course in student insurance at university, including what different plans offer and common student scenarios.

23 October 2017

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10 Christmas gift ideas students will love

While a fridge full of food and a warm house are a Christmas miracle in their own right for a university student, here are ten brilliant gift ideas too.

01 October 2017

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University halls: 10 things you'll only learn after moving in

Let's face it, moving in with a bunch of strangers isn't the most natural of experiences – and one uni student, Katie, knows all too well. Welcome to university halls.

21 September 2017

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Living with autism at uni: how to deal with anxiety

While everyone with autism is unique, there are five common triggers for anxiety shared by many autistic students. As part of our autism and university series, our expert shares tips on how to tackle them.

04 September 2017

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Living with autism at uni: adjusting and settling in

You've applied to uni, made the grades - now it's time to jump in. As part of our autism series, read top tips from university students with autism on settling in.

04 September 2017

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Living with autism at uni: Holly's story

Living with autism as a university student comes with its challenges and its rewards - as part of our autism series, we chat to uni student Holly about her experience.

04 September 2017

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Countdown to freshers' week: Dan's photo diary

Soon-to-be uni student Dan chronicles his final days at home before moving to uni, including an unforgettable trip to Europe and some last minute culinary training...

10 August 2017

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Four bizarre but effective revision methods

Student Mel lifts the lid on some unusual revision methods to shake things up.

15 April 2017

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20 more revision tip tweets you shouldn't ignore

The revision help keeps coming! Here are another 20 tweet-sized tips to catch up on as exam season edges ever closer...

04 April 2017

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