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Elizabeth Whittingham

Elizabeth is a third year history student studying at The University of Manchester.

Starting university soon? Here are the apps you will need!

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If you’re starting university and are unsure about how you are going to find the whole experience then a great idea is to download some really useful apps to help you through the whole process! From supplying you with all the relevant news to allowing you to connect with new friends, apps, in this modern […]

More UK students than ever are applying for university

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Despite rising fees, there has been a substantial rise in university applications across Britain, meaning that more young people than ever are heading off to university. The main findings of increased applications point to a definite increase and were taken and documented by UCAS ahead of the final January deadline earlier this year. Now with […]

How to stay focused this summer

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Here are our top productivity tips to help you stay focused this summer. Whether it’s planning for your dissertation, or earning some extra money through working at home, here’s how to have fun whilst also getting your work done. You’ll thank yourself come the autumn term! Keep hydrated Water massively improves productivity and can be […]

Moving Back Home after Graduation: How to Survive

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If you’re planning on moving back home after graduation and are not really sure how you are going to cope, then check out our ultimate guide on how to survive home life after three years of getting up at noon and making pasta at 4am. Discuss the logistics before you move back in Make sure […]

The Social Media Generation and Loneliness: My Perspective

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A study revealed last week that the post millennial generation, consisting of 18-22 year olds, are actually the loneliest generation to date, with the main crux of the report pointing to the influence of social media’s role in plunging young people into lonely and even depressive thoughts and states of mind. Is social media really […]

The Best Summer Jobs for Students 2018

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Wanting to make the most of your summer but lacking in the funds? Don’t worry, these are the best summer student jobs ideas for you to try your hand at! Babysitting If you live in a densely populated neighbourhood then a great summer job can be babysitting. You can use apps such as Bubble App […]

Summer Boredom Busters

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Volunteering If you’re time rich, why not put some of that time to good use and help others less fortunate than yourself? You can go the traditional route of volunteering in a charity shop or helping out at a youth club, but there’s also a whole host of volunteer roles available in a variety of […]

UK Heatwave: How to Stay Cool

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The UK is currently being hit by some pretty scorching weather. Whilst other countries may look upon our temperatures of 27 degrees C and laugh, for Britain, this is PRETYY. DAM. HOT. So, to stop the whole population from dropping down in the streets and because the majority of UK houses do no actually have […]

Universities’ Minister: Student Mental Health must be the top priority

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It has been revealed today that the government have issued an ultimatum to university vice-chancellors, urging them to improve their student mental health services, expressing their frustration at universities for stating that studies always take priority. 1 in 4 students seek counselling at universities, whilst many more are suffering with mental health issues without speaking […]

5 Original Ideas for a Mates’ Holiday

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So, exams are over, the sun is shining, and you’re thinking about planning a last-minute mates’ holiday with your uni pals. We’ve all either heard of, or been on, one of those terrible post-school holidays: you might think of a lads trip to ‘Shagaluf’ (as featured in the Inbetweeners Movie), or a girls trip to […]