Surviving uni

Our survival guide will help you to stroll through your time at uni. How to cope living with strangers to handling stress, managing your finances to those easy-to-cook (and cheap!) student recipes, and just what is Moodle? And Blackboard?

Work life balance at university

The balance between work, play and study in your first year at university

It is possible to get a good measure of all three at university

Student society

Got an idea for a student society? Make it happen!

Start your own society and have your own stand at the Fresher's Fair

Wrong university choice

What if I make the wrong choice of university or course?

With Clearing coming up, try not to panic and make the right choice

Fresher's week

Looking back on life as a Fresher

Not long to go for uni starters in 2013 - see what's in store for you

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

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…

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…

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…