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.

Work experience

Don’t let rejection letters put you off - you can still get there


car at university

The pros and cons of having a car at university

Now I've passed my test, do I take my car to uni?

Sweet shop work experience

Life and careers skills from working in a sweet shop

My photo journey through the great work experience I have gained this summer

University books

Leave the books at home and leave the learning to the technology

Are Kindles and tablets trumping over traditional bulky textbooks?

Student work experience wardrobe

Work experience wardrobe: jeans and t-shirt or suited and booted?

First impressions count - but this doesn't necessarily mean it's the same for everyone

Fresher's Week

Fresher’s Week: the dos, the don’ts, and having fun without drinking

You really don't have to drink copious amounts of alcohol to enjoy Fresher's week!

Student accommodation

Learning about moving into private student accommodation

Key tips for students taking the jump from Halls to private student accommodation

HESA employability figures

New graduate employment figures show there’s more to uni choice than rankings

Cambridge and Oxford students were hugely outperformed in securing jobs and in further employment last year, HESA employability figures have revealed. The figures show the percentage of students in e…

Student journalists

Interview tips for student journalists

Top tips for getting that top interview and getting your audience engaged

Student cooking

Vegetarian cooking at university...and trying to stay healthy!

This blog post is coming from a girl who really can't and doesn't cook with any real flare or passion. I've seen my student flatmates spice up their meals with extra herbs and spices, but that really …

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