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Taking the Stress out of Study

Monday, February 13, 2017

We’ve all been there, breezing through the academic term on cruise control, when suddenly exams swerve around the corner bringing with them a huge mountain of stress to climb. Even if you are the most prepared person on the planet, exams can still rattle nerves and raise anxiet...

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10 of The Best Podcasts for Students

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Podcasts are a great way to double up on your time while giving your brain cells a boost in the process. If you’re exercising, studying or driving home, tuning in to a good podcast will not only be a great companion, it’s also likely that you will learn something cool at the ...

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Best Places to Go On a Gap Year

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Ever get that wanderlust feeling? Jetting off and getting away from it all is super easy these days due to cheaper travel costs. While they might not be for everyone, gap year can be a great way to enhance your CV, learn about new cultures and meet new friends. We take a look at ...

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep at Uni

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

It is a well-known fact that studying at University can have a negative impact on your sleeping patterns. From pulling all-nighters to enduring your flatmate’s noisy 3am return home, sleep deprivation can not only affect your ability to study and retain information but it can a...

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Designing the Perfect CV

Monday, January 16, 2017

Your CV is your best marketing tool. Whether you’re looking for a part time job, summer internship or voluntary work, having a good looking CV is a sure-fire way to make you stand out from the crowd. With employers receiving an average of 250 CVs per corporate job, there’s no...

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New Year New Hobby

Monday, January 9, 2017

Did you know that January is National Hobby Month? What better way to start the new year than with a new obsession! Studies have shown that having a hobby is a great way to improve cognitive ability and general well-being, with the added bonus of reducing stress and meeting like-...