Monthly Archives: February 2014

Things to do during reading week

Reading week by name, extra lounging time by nature – right? Well maybe, but what exactly is this week long breather in the academic week really for?  Apart from putting all your books away and concentrating on more important things …

Going back to university after years away: adult students and higher education

All students will need to refocus their minds when they start university and this is the same for mature students who will have to follow the same process. The idea that mature students face a more difficult task isn’t necessarily …

Five ways to keep healthy on a student budget

Keeping healthy is an obvious benefit in studying for a degree, especially during exam periods and near essay deadlines. There might be a tendency to enter into a regime of erratic sleep patterns and extreme caffeine intake. Although some might …