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Like most students, you probably find that your student loan just never seems to stretch far enough. You keep telling yourself that you’re going to save money over summer to fund your extravagant lifestyle next year. Yet will you really be motivated when the time comes around?


     
 

Johannes Haushofer, professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton university, has well established himself in the formidable world of academia. He published his CV on


     
 

As the final semester draws to an end, third years are beginning to discuss the ‘post university blues’. The leap from the life of education to the ‘working world’ is a daunting task for anyone, no matter how much work experience you have under your belt. There are several new


     
 

It’s good to think carefully before you start shopping for groceries, otherwise you’re liable to end up spending more than you need, or buying things you’ll never use. As part of  a series on eating economically, here’s some advice you should kee


     
 

Students around the UK are campaigning to change student accommodation offered by their university. Many believe that there should be LGBT only halls of residence for first year students, to avoid them getting discriminated against by their straight housemates.

At the m


     
 

No plans for the summer yet? Rather than lazing around at your folk’s house for three months straight, why not try something a little different? When it comes down to it, there are many places you can volunteer this summer and some of the experiences will even take you abroad.


     
 

Could you imagine getting an actual degree from Google? It might sound insane, but according to a new proposal from the UK’s university education system it could soon be possible. The changes would allow companies, such as Facebook and Google, to set up their own educational i


     
 

If you have exams looming over you, it’s only natural that you will feel a little stressed. After all, there’s nothing more troubling than having mountains of revision to finish and not enough hours in the day. Well, not only is stress generally bad for your mental and physica


     
 

If you can bear to tear yourself away from Netflix for just a few hours, you might find something all the more interesting between the pages of a good book. University is the perfect time to read as many novels, factual books and autobiographies as humanly possible. Once you g


     
 

When the time comes to sign for a new house or flat, the burning question of why you will live with next year also arises. When it comes down to it, many people worry about making the right decision. After all, the last thing you want to do is end up with a group of people you


     
 

Sick and tired of endless revision? Well, why not slip on your Pjs, grab some popcorn and curl up with a brilliant movie? Over the years, there have been many college movies that have caught our attention, from flicks about fraternity antics to biographical films about famous


     
 

Student life can get pretty expensive, and it’s the everyday things that suck your current account dry. Don’t let lack of funds get in the way of a good time - by following these tips, shopping savvy, and making the most of student discounts, you can live well for less and avo


     
 

The introduction of the stamp duty hike has led to landlords changing habits to target cheaper buying to let properties, says Countrywide.

The estate agency says landlords are looking for cheaper homes in a bid to offset the 3% additional tax when purchasing a


     
 

Under recent proposals unveiled by the Conservative Universities Minister Jo Johnson, universities in England may soon be able to raise tuition fees above £9,000 in line with inflation for students starting courses in 2017-18. Published under the


     
 

This is a guest post by The Student Housing Company

University is an amazing experience, but not if you’re stressed-out about coursework. Follow our guide to succeeding in your assignments and your time at uni w


     
 

The life of a British university student is a unique one. Over the course of three (or more if you’re lucky) years, you get to experience all that is great about being free from the constraints of your childhood home. What’s more, you start to learn a whole lot about yourself…


     
 

Whilst Warwick University consistently ranks highly in terms of education, it seems that there is a deeper problem at the institute. Recently, a series of racist incidents on campus has sparked a debate among the students. Furthermore, there is now a petition urging un


     
 

For most students, university is a strange time. From the weird sleeping hours to the endless referencing, there are many things that make this a unique time of your life. Sometimes, it seems like you’re on another planet altogether. If you think that you’re the only one to fe


     
 

Food wastage is a big problem in the world, and considering trends of teenagers and young adults it wouldn’t be a stretch to imagine that food wastage among university aged students might be an issue.


     
 

Students are encouraged to think outside the box when it comes to writing their dissertation titles, but no one has taken this advice more seriously than Dimitrios Baltzopoulos from Nottingham Trent University. It’s quite obvious why the followin


     
 

Most of us will have grown up with the internet and social networks; from the days of Myspace to the arrival of Facebook, Twitter and professional networks such as LinkedIn. Nowadays, students and young professionals are using social networks as much for fun


     
 

Students at Teesside University can now take a break from falling asleep in early morning lectures and book a session in the university’s new ‘snooze room’.

A cosy space on the fourth floor of the students union offers students a pl


     
 

Whether you’re in your first or final year, as a student the question of what you will do after uni is always lingering in the back of your mind. There are plenty of resources out there to find advice, yet it is often hard and time consuming to find out options specifically re


     
 

Here are some facts about students you might or might not know:

1) Many students like napping

2) Many students love free food


     
 

The weather outside is heating up and we will soon be in the midst of the beautiful British summer. While for a short time that means drunken BBQs and picnics, there is one thing that every student tries to avoid. Going home for the summer is your worst nightmare for many, man


     
 

There’s no doubt about it; university is difficult. If it was easy, it just wouldn’t be worth doing, right? When things get a little harder than you first expected them to be, though, you might find yourself freaking out just a tad. Don’t panic! You’re so not alone. Here are s


     
 

At university, a vast amount of reading is required – textbooks, theses, articles, novels – and it’s easy to forget that reading can actually be an enjoyable and relaxing pastime. With this in mind, here are eight fantastic books to get you reading for pleasure again this summ


     
 

These are the best years of your life, at least that’s what people keep telling me. You see, I don’t party much anymore and many seem to resent this. After all, uni’s all about partying, right?. Them hungover 9 am lectures (if you make it in,) them 5 am adventure to McDonald’s


     
 

An online forum on The Student Room has sparked debate this month over which of the UK’s unis are the most underrated. The thread starter wondered which universities “don’t receiv[e] enough credit or


     
 

Since exam period is almost upon us (gasp!), you’re probably drowning in text books and flashcards. Generally, this is around the time that the student population start to freak out and worry that there is just no way they’ll pass those all-important tests. If you’re


     
 

With “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" returning to Netflix on April 15, you are bound to be drawn away from those textbooks and back into the world of your favourite cult survivor, evil president or female prison inmate/toilet hooch-maker. However, no matter how hard you try to ju


     
 

If you read my last article then the weeks leading up to your exam should have been easy and stress-free. However, despite how confident you may be,



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