What NOT to do during Freshers’ week

Gearing up for freshers’ week can be a daunting experience, and combined with the start of a whole new chapter in your life, where do you begin?

Whether it’s deciding to reveal that embarrassing secret during a game of ‘Never Have I Ever’, or making a pact with your housemate to attend every single freshers’ event, there are definitely some do’s and dont’s for your first week at university. Follow these simple steps to avoid the inevitable during your first week of freedom!

 

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QUIZ – What society should you join?

Whether you’re heading off to uni for the first time or returning for your second or third year, a society is a great way to meet like-minded people and indulge in a subject you love.

But how can you choose which society is best for you? There are tonnes of societies to join, so we’ve put together a quiz using the top uni societies sure to make your decision a piece of cake!
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12 tips to make moving your uni student a breeze!

The time has come where your student will be heading off to uni to start the next chapter in their lives. But how can you ensure they have everything they need? And ensure that packing goes smoothly?

We’ve put together our best tips to ensure you don’t forget the essentials and packing is a breeze.
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Take our Quiz and find out what’s your perfect Festival!

It’s time to let loose this festival season!

With about a 1001 UK festivals to choose from, the decision is no walk in the park (sorry, field). 😉

Because we love you, we’ve made choosing your festival an easy peasy task! All you need to do is answer these questions and we’ll tell you which UK festival is your perfect match!
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Festi Glitz Tutorial

Hey Festival peepz,

So you want to get your glitter on? You came to the correct place.

Here is our quick and mega simple guide to glittering up for festival season 🎉

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10 festival tips you’ll wish you’d known last year!

Every year hundreds of students take to the likes of Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds, Beautiful Days, Boomtown and all the other awesome UK festivals.

But as many festival-goers will tell you, it’s not a walk in the park (more like stuck in the mud!).

There are countless tips and hacks out there that any regular camper will have heard of: you know, like bringing baby wipes instead of showering, taking an old phone with a decent battery, and something about strapping a headlight to a water bottle for a dim glow of a light.

Instead, we’ve rounded up some of the best tips out there that you may not have heard of that are sure to make your next festival a breeze.
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5 Ways to Give Back For Free!

Money and time might be running tight but you still want to do something for the world?
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Top 10 Funniest Exam Stories

We started asking around about exam mishaps to students (past and present) and the stories we got were better than we could have ever imagined! – sorry – not sorry. ENJOY!

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10 Ways to Learn Faster

So little time, so much to learn! Here are 10 tips on how best ways to learn, that’s right, LEARN, not just memorize for the purpose of Friday’s exam. So put the kettle on, grab a biccy, and take five to give our top tips on how to learn faster a quick read.

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Interview with Claire, co-founder of HELPMEORGANICS

Claire and her mum created “HELPMEORGANICS“. HELPMEORGANICS create products which are Organic, Vegan, Paraben Free and Handmade using aromatherapy oils. One of their full size products features in our March Unibox!

Q: Hi Claire, What is your role in HELPMEORGANICS?
A: I am what you would call a “Creative Director” of HELPMEORGANICS, which is pretty much a fancy way of saying that I am responsible for everything to do with branding and marketing side of things. Being the daughter of a business owner, I feel as though it is in my blood to always be thinking of new creations and funky names and designs. So, when my Mum explained how she wanted to create her own line of health and lifestyle products to go in her salon, I obviously wanted to help and be involved in the creation of what could become my first venture into owning and growing a business. For an 19-year-old gap year student, that was pretty exciting.
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