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2018 Tuition Fee Review for busy students

Posted 26 February 2018

Keeping up with politics might be one more thing you want to do once you’ve turned 18 – women recently celebrated 100 years since they first got the chance to vote! – but you’ve probably also got an assignment due and exams on the horizon.

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Four ways to get involved with student volunteering

Posted 21 February 2018

This week marks Student Volunteering Week. So, if you've ever fancied showing your charitable side, here are our options to help you get stuck into some good will.

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Six mindfulness insights on Uni Mental Health Day

Posted 19 February 2018 in Health & Wellbeing

6 Key Mindfulness Insights that Highlight the Importance of University Mental Health Day

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Fun facts about Chinese New Year

Posted 16 February 2018

What does the year of the dog actually mean?
Each year of the Chinese 12-year cycle is named after an animal; this year is the dog which is the 11th. The year of the dog represents people born in the following years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1994, 2006 and 2018

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Four cheap Valentine's Day meals

Posted 14 February 2018

Whether you're cosy-ing up with your bae, or celebrating Galentine's Day, the day of love isn't complete without everyone's one true love - food.

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Eight LinkedIn tips to help students get a job

Posted 12 February 2018

LinkedIn - are you on it yet? Well, you should be.
We're all in-the-know about keeping our profiles private and not complaining about work in a public space (unless you're asking to be fired). But what about promoting ourselves online?

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Six adventurous study abroad destinations

Posted 05 February 2018

Missed out on a gap year but still want to experience the adventure? Luckily for you, there’s still time to choose to do a study abroad year. Taken after your second year, this is the perfect chance to have that gap-yah you never took. Or to take a second…

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Four simple steps to saving over £500 a year

Posted 02 February 2018

Budgets can be hard to stick to. Really hard. Only 23% of UK students say they have one, and stick to it, according to NatWest’s Student Living Index.

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Quiz: How good are you at managing money?

Posted 28 January 2018

When your student loan first hit your bank account it was like your birthday and Christmas combined - SO. MUCH. MONEY. You probably realised pretty quickly that certain amounts of money don't actually go that far...

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Five steps to sticking to your New Year’s resolutions

Posted 25 January 2018

Hey and welcome to my first post for Campus Living Villages! My name is Hannah and I’m a first-year film student at Leeds Beckett University.

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Five essentials to add to your study space

Posted 15 January 2018

Where do you normally study? Is it in bed your laptop balanced on your knees with a hand in a bag of Doritos? You might want to reconsider your study space… Here are some of the essential items to add to your desk (not bed) space this exam period.