Tag : tips

Don’t Let S.A.D. Get You Down

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Emma Prentice writes about the best ways to combat seasonal depression and seasonal affective disorder. Despite being a 30-day month, November can feel like it lasts forever. The excitement of Halloween is now behind us, Bonfire Night has just passed and now it’s the long haul until December – bring … Read More

How to Get Over a Cold

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Jessica Farmer writes about the best ways to rid yourself of the flu. As a fresher, I have already contracted numerous colds since arriving at university. Thus, below are some top tips for dealing with a cold. One essential tip to help deal with a cold is to get lots … Read More

Feeling Homesick? You’re Never Alone

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When ambitiously making plans for my gap year, I decided I would start by travelling alone to Mexico. I was meeting a group for a volunteering project but had a week of staying in Playa del Carmen alone first. This should have been the most exciting week of my life … Read More

Battling Loneliness in University

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A recent survey by the BBC Radio 4 has revealed that young people, including those at university, are some of the loneliest people in the country. Following this information, here are some top tips to help you deal with feelings of loneliness at university. The first tip is to join … Read More

Money-Saving 101

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Every university student has been challenged by the task of having to manage their own money. Here are some tricks and methods that you can use not only to organize your spending but also to make yourself accountable. Food makes up the majority of most people’s monthly spending. Since you’re … Read More

Waging the War on Food Waste

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It’s that time of year again. No, not Christmas, it’s World Food Day! October 16th marks the celebration of food and he sexy topic of how to reduce food waste. While it’s become trendy to tackle waste in general – whether that’s proudly standing your reusable Chilly’s bottle next to … Read More

Ways to maintain your friendships after Freshers Week

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As a new student at Leeds, I thought it would be suitable to provide some useful tips and advice on maintaining friendships after Freshers Week.   Firstly, if you are living in halls, it is essential to get to know your flatmates. During my Freshers Week, my flatmates became my … Read More

An Introduction to Adulting

2 months ago / 0 comments

You want the perks: the freedom, the unrestricted social life and the smug sense of independence. The overdraft reminders, empty fridge and niggling feeling that you are slightly out of your depth? Not so much. We’re here to help you get started on your journey to successful adulting at university.   … Read More

Serotonin, tea, and yoga… Getting enough Zzzzzzzz’s

2 years ago / 0 comments

It’s something we all do, even if we tell everyone otherwise. We’re all guilty of doing it when we really aren’t supposed to be and we use it for all sorts of things: as a way of procrastination, a way to curb that boredom, a way to really get away … Read More

3 Essential Money Saving Travel Tips

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year. It’s cold and you want something to look forward to. You probably aren’t alone in counting down the days to the summer months when you can enjoy sun, sea and hopefully a spot of adventure. After all, summer wouldn’t be complete without a little bit … Read More