6 Tips for Students to Stay Safe on Social Media

Social media is now the top way to communicate. There are certainly some benefits to it. I know from moving abroad that social media has its merits. But it also has its dangers. Students need to stay safe on social media. It’s tempting to put all your photos on Facebook or to share all about Read More …

Making Friends at University: Why Your Second Year Is Your Best Time to Make Friends

Going to university is an exciting time. You’re stepping out from your parents’ house and starting your adult life. It’s all about trying new things and making friends at university. Well, we hear all the time that the friends you make at university are those you’ll keep for life. Unlike high school, there’s less pressure Read More …

5 Ways to Make New Friends Any Year of University or College

Making friends happens every single year of your university life. You’ll meet new first years joining your sports club or society, or you may transfer course or find your modules are combined with other courses in the university. There will always be opportunities to make new friends any year of university or college. But how Read More …

Want to Cut Down on Alcohol While Socialising? Here Are My Top 5 Tips

Take it from someone who slightly believed the opposite: you don’t need alcohol to have a great time out with friends. It sure seems it during university, but alcohol isn’t the part that makes the night fun. It’s the people you’re with. Sure enough, I’ve had better nights with friends where I’ve not drank because Read More …

How to Make New Friends in Your First Year of University

By now, most freshers will be well in their way to making new friends. In England, universities started earlier this month/end of last month. In Scotland, they started earlier than that. But there will be some students still struggling. If you’re living away from halls of residence in your first year, this is especially a Read More …

Why You Need to Make Time for Socialising at University

Being a student is a balancing act. There are some people who spend all their time studying and others who spend too much time partying. We all know what partying too much can lead to, but what about studying too much? Surely that can’t be bad for you as a student. Well, you may be Read More …

Yes You Can Study, Party, and Have Fun at University! It’s All About Time Management and Planning

Many full time students make time for studying and partying. As for distance learning and part-time students, they’re able to manage their study, socialising, and work time. Yes, you really can have it all. It’s all about time management and planning. If you get it all just right, you’ll get the perfect balance. There are Read More …

How to Budget for Any Student Party

Whether it’s a Halloween house party or you want to throw a birthday party for a fellow student, you need to make sure you budget. It’s really easy to overspend in the build-up to a party. Here are a few tricks to budget for any student party. Before I move onto the tricks, I want Read More …

5 Tips to Make the Most of Fresher’s Week

Fresher’s Week is almost here. This is the time to make new friends and get to know your surroundings. There are just so many things to try, do and see. So where do you start? Well, it’s all about planning and preparing for the week. You need to make the most out of Fresher’s Week, Read More …

Tips for Choosing the Right Student Sports and Societies for You

Socialising is important and I’ve already shared that joining a sports team or a society is a great way to do that. But, how do you know one is right for you? It can be really tempting walking around Fresher’s Fayre to pick all the student sports and societies that sound interesting but I don’t Read More …