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Five ways to tackle your sleep problems

Posted at 10 May 2018 in Health & Wellbeing

While it’s something that affects everybody from time to time, it seems that sleep problems are particularly common among students. Research carried out as part of Campus Living Villages’ Mental Health Report shows that around three-quarters (74%) of academics in the UK have had some sort of trouble sleeping during their studies.

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How to volunteer in the community this summer

Posted at 08 May 2018

Have no plans for the summer? Want to do something productive and rewarding this summer break? Fancy meeting new friends and explore a new city or country?

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Are you attending the biggest pride events this summer?

Posted at 02 May 2018

Pride is a celebration of life, love and liberty as well as enjoying the parades and parties. It’s a chance for the community to come together and belonging to that community. It might be fun to visit one this summer and get a feel for yourself.

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New teaching excellence framework

Posted at 20 April 2018

You might have heard that the Department for Education introduced a new Teaching Excellence Framework in 2016, through which universities could be ranked gold, silver or bronze for their quality of teaching.

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Five of the best road trips around the UK

Posted at 12 April 2018

Are you looking to go exploring with your friends this summer, but going abroad is too expensive? Road trip time!

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Thinking of studying abroad? Here’s what you need to know

Posted at 06 April 2018

We recently pinpointed some of the most exotic study-abroad destinations that will undoubtedly appeal to a lot of students, and it seems that a growing number of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities are presenting themselves to UK-based academics in 2018.

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Five tips to remember when campaigning in your SU elections

Posted at 26 March 2018

So you’ve decided that it’s time to make your mark on student life and you’re going to campaign in your SU election. Good on you!

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Student loan repayments are changing

Posted at 20 March 2018

We recently gave you an update on Theresa May’s upcoming Tuition Fee Review, but regardless of how that pans out, we have some news for current or future students which we think will be well received.

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A student's plan for Semester 2

Posted at 01 March 2018

Now that I'm well into my second semester, I have taken a moment to bring together my thoughts on what I need to improve on.

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Four daily meals to lift your mood

Posted at 01 March 2018 in Health & Wellbeing

Are you feeling stressed or down? Eating these recipes could be the pick me up that you may need…

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2018 Tuition Fee Review for busy students

Posted at 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.