Category: University

Top social spots for London students

London is a melting pot of cultures, styles and nationalities. For this reason, each area has its own distinctive vibe. In fact, the type of dining or clubbing experience can be impacted on by a local university. Here is a …

The top 5 leisure personalities on campus

University isn’t all about work, there’s some leisure time too and in order to make the most of your free time, you should really decide on an avatar (or personality). Think of it like Facebook – you want people to …

Scholarships: beating the competition

Scholarships are a competitive area, as might be expected, and there are ways to increase your chances in being successful in an application (aside from being devoted to your subject)! Here are some practical tips that should ensure you get …

Challenges faced by foreign students in the UK

There are a number of hurdles that an international student needs to overcome in order to have a fruitful time at a UK based university. Here are some of them, and some suggestions on how to overcome them. Accommodation Finding …

Effective Note Taking

Taking effective notes while at a lecture or when reading, can assist in many ways. This brief article will explain how. Having readymade revision material Providing a comprehensive list of further questions and research topics Giving you a chronology of …

Getting up to pace in your first year at University

The thought of the first year at university can be daunting for some. Some also find the pace during the first few months difficult. Your previous studies should have prepared you for this experience and you will more than likely …

Making the most of your degree

There’s plenty of debate as to whether degrees can lay the platform for a good career path, with some suggesting that there is more to be gained by getting straight into job after leaving school or taking on an apprenticeships. …