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9 hangovers we’ve all encountered as students

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1) The ‘Usual’ One via GIPHY Pretty explanatory. Waking up after 4/5 pints and feeling a little worse-for-wear. It’s not a day-changer, but you’re head hurts enough to make you go “urgh” pretty loudly. Cure: A cup of coffee and a paracetamol 2) The ‘Black Out’ One via GIPHY You wake up, half dressed, in […]

English students pay the most for education in the WORLD

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STUDENTS in England now pay the highest tuition fees in the world, a new study has found. Compared to their global counterparts, the average English student pays an annual tuition cost of £9,188-a hefty sum when students in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Austria and France all fork out under £1000 a year for their tuition. Closer […]

The New Year’s resolutions every student should be making (but probably aren’t)

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Christmas is over, the bank balance is obliterated, and your liver could risk go into failure any time soon. Let’s try to be better humans? Right?   1) Don’t sleep with ‘that one’ again You know the one. The one you keep going back to, and then regret immediately? Yep. That one. Don’t do it. You are […]

Are you at one of the happiest unis in the UK?

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A survey has found that if you want to find happiness as a student you’ll have to move to Northern Ireland. Accommodation provider Sodexo carried out the survey and asked thousands of students nationally to rate how they felt about their university. Categories included standard of education, nightlife, stress levels and…. takeaway options. Belfast were voted […]

This job will pay £30 to have your beard stroked

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, and make lots of money (especially if you’re bearded!). Grooming brand Mo Bro’s are looking for men to have their beard stroked by stressed out shoppers. And they’ll get paid a healthy £30 for doing so. Whaaat? According to medical journal, Frontiers in Psychology, ‘warm touches’ between humans release […]

How to turn your blog into money

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A blog or YouTube channel is a great way to boost your online profile and your CV – and if you can make some money off it too? Ideal. We spoke to Youtuber Sunbeamsjess aka Jessie Lethaby, who has almost 400,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel, to get the inside scoop on how to really […]

We Interviewed Noel Fielding (Because who doesn’t love Bake Off right now)

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Noel Fielding has an enormous student following thanks to his work on The Mighty Boosh, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy and Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and is currently starring in a new show, ‘An Evening with Noel Fielding’. Featuring Noel’s inimitable blend of stand up, animation, music and appearances by some of his best-loved characters, including […]

Interrailing tips

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From discovering hidden gems in some of Europe’s coolest cities to eating new foods you didn’t even know existed to meeting fellow travellers and making friends for life – if you’re going inter-railing this summer then you’re in for a trip to remember. But if this is your first time backpacking it’s easy to get sucked into […]

How to have a clean and happy household at uni

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For those heading back to uni in September or those moving into a new house, this blog is for you. If you are not sure how to manage different characters and expectations then read on! I have compiled a few tips and suggestions for keeping a happy and clean household so that you can focus […]

Write up of AFS Student Survey

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The 2017 Accommodation for Students Survey has found that more students than ever before are reliant on their student loan as their source of income, with 73% worrying about having enough money. Over 1000 students participated in the survey, from across Great Britain, representing some 120 different UK universities. Reflecting student’s increasingly international outlook, almost […]