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Quiz: what type of housemate are you?

Posted 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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…

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Ideas for a sober freshers' week

Posted 20 September 2017

Freshers' Week can be a chaotic, loud rush at times. There are so many new people to meet and places to visit. Whilst it may seem it’s hard to attend an event during your first couple of weeks without drinking, think again.

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Food hacks every student needs to know

Posted 19 September 2017 in Food & Drink

Easy food to make and with minimal washing up? Yes, you heard that right!

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Six student food discounts you have to use

Posted 18 September 2017 in Food & Drink

It’s almost Freshers’ Week. Which means a lot of long nights and hours spent milling around in between introduction lectures.