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Meet Conner: Your Helpful Guide to Uni Life

Posted at 01 December 2017

My name is Connor, and I am a first-year student studying Business Management at my University on a brand new campus! I’m living on Campus, right across the road from where my lectures are, talk about convenience! I’m from a town Called Aberdare, near Merthyr Tydfil, in the welsh valleys, around 30 minutes from Cardiff.

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Five ways to handle being lonely at university

Posted at 18 November 2017 in Health & Wellbeing

Whether you’re living in halls or at home with your family (or somewhere in between), it’s common to feel lonely during your first few months at uni.

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How to make a thanksgiving meal for £3

Posted at 16 November 2017 in Food & Drink

It might just be one month until Christmas, but for those of you studying abroad from across the pond, there’s another date you’re prepping your turkey for. It’s almost Thanksgiving!

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Quiz: what type of housemate are you?

Posted at 16 November 2017

With the start to the academic year just around the corner, do you know what type of housemate you will become? Maybe you're the responsible one, or maybe you're the party animal. Lucky for you, this incredibly official quiz will let you know!

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How to get a student job that suits you

Posted at 10 November 2017 in Study & Career

Jobs and students may not obviously go together! But you may now be considering it after you have been at university for a few months and realising blowing your student loan in the first week wasn’t such a good idea after all.

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Free apps to help you save money

Posted at 08 November 2017

Living on a budget is difficult, especially when you find new things you want to do every day. Don't worry, there's help available to make a little go a long way! You're just five apps away from your budgeting goals...

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Spooky Halloween recipes

Posted at 30 October 2017 in Food & Drink

These spooky recipes will certainly get you into the Halloween spirit, whether you’re throwing your own Halloween party or making treats with your friends or family for tradition. These are definitely recipes to try!

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Cheap, last-minute Halloween costumes

Posted at 23 October 2017

Halloween - one of the few times where the more ridiculous you dress, the better you look. Whilst 2018 is no doubt a big year for some of the more shocking (and probably offensive) costumes, here a few that will keep you on your mates' good sides. Without blowing your entire student loan on something elaborate/inflatable/generally a bit OTT.

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The dreaded freshers flu

Posted at 20 October 2017 in Health & Wellbeing

How to defeat the dreaded fresher’s flu, nearly every student will experience the flu at least once in their experience at university, so here are a few hints and tips to help.

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The student guide to Manchester

Posted at 06 October 2017

Moving to the big city of Manchester in September? Here’s a few tips to dealing with the busy city. Make sure you familiarise yourself with your surroundings and what main buildings are near your village, this includes shops, cafes, restaurants and leisure activities. We have three villages based in Manchester, Rusholme Place, Peel Park Quarter and John Lester & Eddie Colman.

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Things you realise when you move to a city

Posted at 26 September 2017

University is the perfect chance for you to escape the not-really-that-quaint characteristics of your small hometown. Gone are the days of waiting for that one bus an hour or having to catch a train to get to the closest nightclub open past 12am. Whether you’ve landed yourself a spot in the lively city of Manchester or you went big and moved to London, here are all the things you’ve probably noticed…