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Student life

From sport to nightlife, students deliver their verdict on universities

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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.

20 November 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...

19 November 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.

19 November 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...

19 November 2018

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Black Friday for students: deals and deceptions

How to find a great deal this Black Friday, whether you can use your student discount, our top Black Friday shopping tips, and more.

15 November 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.

11 November 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.

08 November 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.

07 November 2018

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Which? University Student Survey 2018: the results

The top-rated universities in the country according to students in the Which? University Student Survey 2018.

19 October 2018

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Top unis for nightlife: Which? University Student Survey 2018

Which university has the most buzzing nightlife in 2018? Students rank the bars, clubs and music venues on their doorstep, in our latest student survey…

19 October 2018

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Top unis for political scene: Which? University Student Survey 2018

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

19 October 2018

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Top unis for creative scene: Which? University Student Survey 2018

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?

19 October 2018

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Top sporty unis: Which? University Student Survey 2018

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...

19 October 2018

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Top student unions: Which? University Student Survey 2018

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...

19 October 2018

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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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Top universities for student satisfaction

Student satisfaction scores can give you an idea of what the university experience is really like. Here we've rounded up the universities that score top marks...

14 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: 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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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 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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