first year

October 19, 2015

What makes a good student mentor?

Mentoring a first-year student can be a great way to “give something back” while also boosting your own communication and relationship-building skills. Here’s our guide to being the best student mentor you can be.
August 20, 2015

Key events to look out for at university

Are you off to university this autumn? Then you’re in for a treat. Here are some of the many events and entertainments to look out for in the year to come.
July 31, 2015

Five things every student should do before they start university

If you’ve just left school and you’re going to university this year, then there’s a lot you can do this summer to make sure you have a great start to your student life. Read on for our handy guide.
November 6, 2014

7 ways to cope with homesickness at university

Homesickness is perfectly normal when you’re at university, as it’s a big change. Most people will experience it at one point or another, but thankfully there’s plenty of ways to help you beat the blues. Here are our seven top tips.
September 4, 2014

How to prepare for your first year at university

For those who are starting university soon, make sure that you read our tips and you will be ready in time for Fresher's week.
August 15, 2014

11 things I wish I’d known in my first year at university

If you’re about to start your first year at university and are not sure what to expect or how to get involved, then take a look at this great advice from someone who’s been there and got the Freshers’ week t-shirt.
October 16, 2013

Is your second year at University really second best?

For many of you entering into your second year at university, you will have rapidly realised that the real work starts here. However there is no reason why it can’t still give you grand memories - albeit for different reasons.