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.

Halls of residence

Buying your furniture and essentials before starting university

If you’re moving away from home to go to university and are either staying in halls of residence or in private accommodation, then you’re going to have to buy some bits and pieces of furniture. For so…

Summer internship

My summer internship: boosting my cv

I decided to apply for summer internships to help boost my CV - and I'm really starting to enjoy it!


Graduating season: get your CV in order

It's my turn next, and with tough competition, I realised I need to start adding to my CV

University books reading list

University books: saving money

Before starting university you’ll no doubt be given a long list of books from your reading list to buy, maybe even lab coats and goggles to add to the list as well depending on what you’re studying. N…

Student house key

My student house: peas in a pod

Something very exciting in my life has happened. The change came in the post, inside a small envelope with handwriting I didn’t recognise: I received the key to my student house! The landlord had wrap…

university of kent results

Making your university choice: results day

Exam results are not far away and the all important decision about which uni you will end up at is coming up

University friends

University friends: clubbing together

The importance of making good friends at university

Pasta for students

The student staple, pasta – keep it fresh

Zara gets creative with pasta this week to try and find some variety for next year at uni.

Third year at university

Third year review: horror, dinosaurs and Peter Andre

A little planning goes a long way

university halls

Life in university halls - #halllife

The ups and downs of living in halls of residence in your first year at uni

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