10 Things First Year Taught You

1. Budgeting is hard No matter how much you try to limit your spending, saving money for rainy day is easier said than done. Especially when the top you like is now reduced, it would be rude not to try it on… 2. Procrastination is the strongest force on Earth You know your essay is…

More Realistic Motivational Posters for Exams

Exam season has hit and already your insta feed is clogging up with inspirational quotes about striving and success. Good job they’re all super accurate descriptions of how exams work… Not when you’ve got exams. I wish I revised more. I will regret this tomorrow in my exam. Ok, that’s just rude… We were tired…

A Little Exam Motivation (YOU GOT THIS!)

It’s the middle of the exam semester and you’re probably starting to feel a little fed up? Or frustrated … I mean, why is the weather actually nice for once, couldn’t it have waited a couple of weeks!? Your mind is starting to feel like it might explode from all the information it’s having to…

49 Thoughts Everyone Has Before An Exam

Morning exams are the WORST Wait, it is definitely a morning exam right? Did I get the date right? Is my exam definitely, definitely tomorrow in the morning? It wasn’t today was it?! WAS IT TODAY!? OK. Phew. Wait. Where is it again? OK. Phew. Urgh, morning exams are the WORST. I’m going to set…

7 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Sleep

It’s assessment time which means your probably spending the majority of your day buried under books and cramming in the revision so you can ace those exams! That’s great (YOU GO FOR IT!) but you also need to make sure you sleep. Sleep is pretty important and ideally we should get 7-8 hours a night….

The 26 Stages of Revision*

1. You think about the fact you should probably start revising soon 2. But then you think ‘nah’ and procrastinate for an hour (or four) instead 3. But it creeps back up on you 4. So you decide to sit down and maybe do some planning 5. 3 1/2 hours later you have a masterpiece…

Recipes: Leftover Chicken

Cooking with leftover chicken not only reduces food wastage, but it can be a great way to eat healthily and on a budget. You can usually buy a whole chicken for less than £5 from most supermarkets, and if you plan your meals it could be enough to feed you for the whole week! Here…

Make your own Easter Egg!

Easter is a great excuse to eat as much chocolate as possible. Whether you hunt for your eggs or buy them from a store, making your own is a great way to get creative in the kitchen! Here are some great recipes to try: Recipe from Good To Know  Recipe from BBC Good Food Recipe from…

Get your wok!

When you come home after a long day of lectures or studying, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cooking, but you also don’t want to just microwave a ready-to-eat meal or eat cereals with milk🙂  You miss your mum’s meals, but don’t have the skills yet to do what she can…

You Say Fairtrade, I Say Banana

This month is all about fairtrade with the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign. I have noticed that Fairtrade bananas are widely available in supermarkets, and usually they are affordable products. They are a handy snack that you can easily carry in your bag to lectures or study session, but you can do so much more with bananas!!…