Month: January 2014

15th Jan UCAS Deadline is now closed

The countdown has finished and the UCAS deadline for applications is now closed. It doesn’t matter if you were super-organised or a last-minute type of application, now is the time to sigh in relief. You did it! Hurrah! We have some advice if for some reason your application didn’t make the cut-off. Individuality Each university… Read more »

10 Reasons you will love university

University is a wonderful place, it’s full of fun, alcohol, learning, self-discovery and ‘free’ money. Obviously, we don’t mean free, but the Student loans are a bonus. If you are heading to university this september, here is a list of the things that you’ll love about being a student.

Diary of a UEA Fresher, Part 4 (End)

I cried at the end of my first year. It’s not cool but it’s true. The end of your first year at university feels like a monumental occasion; in the space of just a few terms your life has completely transformed and you find yourself moving out of the flat that has become the centre… Read more »

Diary of a UEA Fresher, Part 3

The commencement of second semester is one of the most exciting moments of first year. You’re feeling like an old hand at university already; you know your friends, you’ve settled into your course, you know how to cook at least one meal (besides cheese on toast) and having found yourself bored out of your skull… Read more »

Diary of a UEA Fresher, Part 2

First term went in a blur as those strangers I met on day one moulded into a set of friends; seeing each other 24/7 meant we became close incredibly fast. As term developed, we explored the area and got to know Norwich – the beach being a short train ride away meant visits to the… Read more »

Diary of a UEA Fresher, Part 1

Childhood teddies were squished under cheap bottles of Vodka and I’d crammed the last of my surprisingly extensive belongings into my dad’s surprisingly tiny car. It felt a long time coming but this was the day I left home to live alone for the first time at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. The… Read more »

Drinking rules that apply to every university

If  you’re applying to university this year, ready yourself for the best week of your life, Freshers Week. What comes with freshers week, is mingling with other freshers and learning the rules that will be a part of your student nights out for the next three years.

Best student hangover cures

Time and time again, we lay there on a thursday morning wishing the feeling of death would disappear, but it never will. Hangovers are something that we are unable to shift, so we have put together a list of what we think will help sooth sooth that god-awful hangover.

UCAS 2017 Deadline is approaching

There are only nine days left before the UCAS deadline on the 15th January! We have some last minute advice to make sure you have a great application to send off. Making it personal Your personal statement is your voice and universities want to hear yours. Don’t try to sound like something or someone who… Read more »

6 Famous people that dropped out of university

Now we are all about the encouragement of university and how it prepares you for the big wide world, but sometimes university gives you the time to create a product, or to better yourself as an individual. University shapes you into your future career. So regardless of degree, here are 6 people that dropped out… Read more »

7 Signs you don’t need a new years resolution

It is that time again and we are not talking about the 2 for 1 offer at the SU bar. New Years Resolutions are for the day after, when the hangover has subsided and we all realise the errors of our ways. If you find that you have done any of these things below, then… Read more »

6 Signs you are a boring student

Are you worried you are bringing your friends down to the boring level? Has your Fun-O-Meter stopped working? Check out your status with our 6 top signs.