theunipod student blog

theunipod student blogs follow students through various warps of university life. From the stress of revision and exams to party time on results day; Fresher's week and settling in at uni to work experience and graduate jobs; as well as our response to rankings and key media stories.

annoying flatmates

How to deal with annoying flatmates

Our tips will help you survive living with flatmates with annoying habits

Second year at university

Second year at university: a repetition of first year?

Back in my new student house in Reading for year two...

Students and the economy

The real worth of students: contributing £82 billion a year to the economy

Students are contributing £82 billion to the British economy and are supporting 830,000 jobs – more than the total population of the city of Liverpool, a study by NUS has found.The report highlights t…

avoid being that annoying flatmate

How to avoid being that annoying flatmate

Save the mess for your bedroom and you'll find living with housemates much easier...

second year at uni

Countdown to university – take two

Find out what's changed as I head back to uni for my second year

Saving money travelling to uni

How to cut those travel expenses in half

With travel fares seemingly increasing in price all of the time, it’s hard to keep up with the fee to travel from A to B. As a student who drives to university most of the time, filling the car up wit…

Being healthy at university

Staying healthy at uni – food, exercise and alcohol

There’s no wishy-washy subjects like PSHE at university as there is at school. All the stuff that school taught you in “physical social and health education” you’re supposed to take on board during th…

being ripped off at uni

How to avoid being ripped off whilst at university

Student budgeting means you need to keep your wits about you.

facebook stalking

Using Facebook before you start uni

No matter how much you try to deny it, everyone knows that you’ve “Facebook stalked” – or at least tried to - your future flatmates. That’s mainly because they did it too, as did the flat next door an…

first year at university

Tips for being a first year student from a student who didn’t do it so well

After starting back at university this week and Fresher’s in full swing, the university is buzzing with new first year students. Whilst I’m going for meetings about writing 15,000 word dissertations, …

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