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Student life

From sport to nightlife, students deliver their verdict on universities

5 min read

Freshers' survival guide: 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.

15 October 2017

3 min read

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.

01 October 2017

4 min read

Which? University Student Survey 2017: the results

The top-rated universities in the country according to students in the Which? University Student Survey 2017.

27 September 2017

6 min read

Top unis for nightlife: Which? University Student Survey 2017

Which university has the most buzzing nightlife? Students rank the bars, clubs and music venues on their doorstep, in our latest student survey…

27 September 2017

2 min read

Top student unions: Which? University Student Survey 2017

From fighting for your rights to keeping you entertained, your students' union will play a big part in your university experience. Here are the SUs rated top by students...

27 September 2017

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Top unis for creative scene: Which? University Student Survey 2017

University is the perfect place to broaden your cultural horizons. So which universities have a creative scene to shout (or even sing) about, according to students?

27 September 2017

3 min read

Top sporty unis: Which? University Student Survey 2017

Which university gets a gold medal when it comes to sports scene? Students rank the facilities and range of activities on offer at their university...

27 September 2017

4 min read

Top unis for political scene: Which? University Student Survey 2017

Find out which universities students rank as having the most engaging political scene on campus...

27 September 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

3 min read

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.

10 September 2017

3 min read

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

2 min read

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

4 min read

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

4 min read

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

3 min read

Five ways to stay connected with home friends

Here’s five fun ways - modern and retro - to keep in touch with friends (and family) back home while you're at uni.

10 August 2017

2 min read

Four bizarre but effective revision methods

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

15 April 2017

2 min read

How to survive exam day in 10 tweets

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

10 April 2017

4 min read

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

4 min read

20 game-changing revision tips you don't want to miss

Revision season is in full swing. Over on Twitter, we’ve been regularly pumping out quick tricks and hacks to help you.

04 April 2017

3 min read

I messed up my mocks… what do I do?

Don't let disappointing mock results get in the way where it matters. Learn how to avoid making the same mistakes, and nail the real thing.

03 March 2017

3 min read

Making a revision timetable that actually works

Get yourself set for exam season - we can't promise you a full house of straight As, but we can help you build a solid study timetable to help you succeed.

03 March 2017

4 min read

My first term at uni: Dan's photo diary

What will your first term at uni look like? Dan takes us through some snaps of his first three months at Teesside University.

23 November 2016

3 min read

How a part-time job now can pay off later

Even if the Bank of Mum and Dad is happy to pay your phone bill and fund festival trips, getting a part-time job might have other benefits, too.

14 October 2016

2 min read

Freshers’ week: Chloe's photo diary

Chloe shares her freshers’ week experience at the University of Edinburgh.

03 October 2016

3 min read

Eight apps you need to survive uni

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

03 October 2016

4 min read

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...

01 October 2016

3 min read

Top specialist institutions for student satisfaction (NSS)

Find out the specialist institutions with the happiest students according to the National Student Survey.

16 September 2016

6 min read

Top universities for student satisfaction (NSS)

Student satisfaction scores can give you an idea of what the student experience might be like for you. Here are the universities with the happiest students according to the National Student Survey...

13 September 2016

4 min read

10 unusual university societies

Weird and wonderful university societies around the UK revealed – read on if Mario, onesies or Vikings sound like your thing…

10 September 2016

2 min read

Five unusual university traditions

Every university has traditions and their sole purpose is to bring the community together. Here are some traditions that are slightly more unusual…

26 July 2016

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