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Date: 15.01.16

Developing Good Study Habits

Studying is all about getting yourself in the right frame of mind for extended periods of concentration. Lots of different people do this in lots of different ways, and so there are no hard and fast rules, unfortunately, as how you can get yourself in this state. However, there are some stellar tips that can

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Date: 08.01.16

Tips On Keeping Your Student Accommodation Clean

You will no doubt have been shouted at to keep your things – your room, your clothes, your dishes, your washing – clean and tidy your whole life. Right from the moment we are born, we have someone chasing round tidying up after us. First it’s our nappies and our puke. Then it’s our toys

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Date: 23.12.15

The 5 Most Annoying Types Of Housemate

Living with people ain’t easy. That’s just a fact. You will remember how many arguments you’ve had with your siblings over the years. They’re your own flesh and blood, and yet there have been countless times when blood has nearly been spilt and flesh may have even been wounded over some of the finer details

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Date: 18.12.15

Dissertation: 3 Tips To Make Your Dissy A Doddle

There are certain milestones in your life that pave the way to adulthood (and then right on through to the grave, but let’s not worry about those yet). Each one is surrounded by its own very unique significance. Puberty is a big one of course – though hopefully we should all be over that by

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Date: 11.12.15

A Degree Is For Life, Not Just For Graduation

One of the most persistent questions I was asked by people that I knew whilst studying for my English with Creative Writing degree was this: ‘Oh, right – so what are you going to do with that then?’ Once, in the pub back home where I live, I was talking to an old-timer at the

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Date: 04.12.15

Balancing Work And Higher Education

Welcome to the real world, young people. No longer are we having everything paid for by our parents, no longer are we having our meals prepared, our washing done and our homes tidied for us. No longer are we in receipt of a regular stream of pocket money that will keep us ticking by with

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Date: 27.11.15

5 Unusual University Rituals

Many universities around the world (especially in America) have time-honoured traditions for students to take part in. From naked jaunts around the campus to ghost stories and superstitions, lots of students will take part in at least one of these rituals during their university careers. Although a not-too-surprising number of these rituals involve nudity in

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Date: 20.11.15

From partying to promiscuity – making responsible choices at university

As anybody that’s been to university will tell you, it’s a time for, not just hard work and studying, but also social experiences and fun. Right from the start during fresher’s week, there’s a massive focus on nights out and partying. Whether you enjoy bar hopping, clubbing or house parties, chances are you will spend

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Date: 13.11.15

Six Great Sheffield Attractions

Sheffield has evolved somewhat from the industrial focal point that it once was. Whilst remnants of the city’s rich still stand everywhere you go, the place has gone through something of a Darwinian metamorphosis. Once a city almost entirely devoted to the production of steel and related products, it is now home to not one,

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Date: 05.11.15

5 tips to help you speak in front of class

So, you’ve finished you’re A-levels and thanks to getting the grades you were hoping for, grades that you’ve worked hard to achieve, you have your pick of several fine learning establishments. Not only that, but you can now spend the next 3 or 4 years studying you favourite subject. And notwithstanding the 200 hours you

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Date: 27.10.15

What Type Of Learner Are You? Take The Quiz

Are you the sort of person who likes to leave all of your essays to the very last minute, cramming what should have been 8 weeks worth of revision and 3000 words into just under 2 hours? Or are you more methodical in your approach to your studies? Someone who likes to read slowly but

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Date: 23.10.15

5 Great Apps to Help You Through Your Degree

When studying, you need all of the help that you can find and there are no end of books, guides and other materials that will assist you in your quest for higher education. However, one relatively new utility that is available to the modern student is the smartphone or tablet. Not only are these devices

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Date: 15.01.16

Developing Good Study Habits

Studying is all about getting yourself in the right frame of mind for extended periods of concentration. Lots of different people do this in lots of different ways, and so there are no hard and...

Read more

Date: 08.01.16

Tips On Keeping Your Student Accommodation Clean

You will no doubt have been shouted at to keep your things – your room, your clothes, your dishes, your washing – clean and tidy your whole life. Right from the moment we are born,...

Read more

Date: 23.12.15

The 5 Most Annoying Types Of Housemate

Living with people ain’t easy. That’s just a fact. You will remember how many arguments you’ve had with your siblings over the years. They’re your own flesh and blood, and yet there have been countless...

Read more

Date: 18.12.15

Dissertation: 3 Tips To Make Your Dissy A Doddle

There are certain milestones in your life that pave the way to adulthood (and then right on through to the grave, but let’s not worry about those yet). Each one is surrounded by its own...

Read more