Why your first year at uni will be the best year of your life. You’ve heard the saying ‘your school days are the best days of your life’ but for many it’s the first year of university that takes the crown. There are so many reasons why your first year of university is an unforgettable one, from the new people that you meet and the course you’ve worked so hard to gain a place on to infamous Freshers’ Week events and the freedom that goes hand-in-hand with student life. We’ve put together a rundown of just some of the moments that will make your first year at uni the best year of your life…
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The best apps for university students. In today’s digital world, most of us rely heavily on apps. From managing our time and checking our social media accounts to catching up on the latest news and even switching our lights and heating on and off, apps really are life savers! Apps are more accessible than ever, and are available on a vast range of devices, such as phones, tablets and smart watches.
Received an assignment for Christmas? Keep your focus with these tips. The Christmas break is a time for festive fun and celebrations with family and friends, but for university students it’s also a period of exam revision and assignment writing ahead of the start of the new term. Keeping on top of coursework is a challenge faced by literally every student at some point or another during their time at university.
5 ideas for your pre-Christmas break farewell. Christmas is almost here, and whilst the break often offers much needed respite from university life, it is important to remember that you’ll be saying a fond farewell to your university pals, people you’ve had the pleasure of sharing the experience with every single day. Having your own Christmas celebration before you all depart is an excellent way to mark the occasion as well as get in the festive spirit for spending Christmas at home. In this blog post, we take a look at just 5 ideas for your pre-Christmas break farewell.
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Should you get a seasonal job this Christmas? With Amazon alone hiring an extra 20,000 workers in the run up to Christmas, the number of available seasonal opportunities is on the rise. For university students and young people in particular, seasonal employment provides plenty of perks.
Contrary to popular belief, a part time job doesn’t have to be bad for your studies. In fact, if managed correctly, part time employment can complement or even enrich your university lifestyle. Particularly during your first year of study, part time employment can unlock a number of benefits, from refining those time management skills that will stand you in good stead for years to come to relieving those money stresses that are so commonly associated with student life.
Those first year university myths busted
When it comes to your first year at university, as excitement builds and moving dates get closer, many students get themselves worked up with all kinds of misconceptions. As a leading provider of student accommodation in Sunderland, Carlisle and Aberdeen, we’ve heard it all.
Your survival guide to Freshers' Week
We couldn’t talk preparing for university without mentioning Freshers’ Week, the perfect introduction to university life, whatever your chosen course or university
£4 million investment for Sunderland Student Village
U Student Group have announced a major investment into their Sunderland
property The Forge on Neville Road, U Student have been accommodation
partners to University of Sunderland since 2010
What to expect from A-Level results day
The big day is almost upon us! After years of hard work and what seems like an age waiting, A-Level results day is closer than ever. One of the most important, and pivotal, days you’ll face in your academic career so far, we’re certain that you’re of the mind-set that the 17th August 2017 couldn’t come quick enough but with promise also comes that nerve wracking anticipation.