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Written by Isabel Whiteley We hear all the time about how technology makes our lives easier, and sure, itís pretty great to be able to access lecture slides on your mobile on those days when youíre too lazy to make it out of bedÖ but what about when you wake up in the mid
     
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Written by Ashana Beria India is huge country with a vibrant culture where people in different parts have different traditions and lifestyles. Selecting ten places in India is a very difficult task considering each place has something unique to offer; although Iíve compi
     
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Written by Gaia Croston Another one of our list of amazing facts that you really should know Ė perfect for wiling away the hours when youíre bored and unsure of what to do! Mice are essentially shape-shifters With a soft skull and unmatched gnawing skills,
     
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Written by Greg Henley Itís not exactly a secret that a typical studentsí week will involve watching quite a lot of TV, or a whole box set back to back. Itís also common knowledge that friendships can be formed at Uni... how many times have you: ďhave you ever seen [ins
     
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Written by Gaia Croston Itís not news to most university students that contact hours with lecturers and academics remain minimal for students while tuition fees Ė whether you are a UK student or coming from abroad Ė continue to rise. As Arthur Gould, a former lecturer
     
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Written by Gaia Croston It can be quite depressing moving into an empty, cold room with no personality Ė and it certainly doesnít help if youíre missing home! Whilst you canít go painting your walls bright pink, you can brighten up your room and make it yours, without r
     
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Written by Dagmara Reczka University is a difficult time, not only because of lots of exams and essays to write, but also because itís often the first time youíve lived away from your home, without your family and friends around you. Experiencing that, you sometimes ju
     
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The run up to exam results is the biggest time of year for students, with many looking back and wondering if they could have worked harder. Stylish student accommodation provider Vita Student has surveyed more than 800 students across the UK to find out how easily they are distra
     
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Written by Elle Pollicott The day that I am writing this article (Saturday 9th August), I found out that today is actually National Rice Pudding Day, where we are all encouraged to ďindulge in more adventurous rice pudding recipes". A quick check of my birthday on Jun
     
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Written by Elle Pollicott University is not just a time for studying, but for making great friends who are going through the same experiences as you (and weíre not just talking nights out). There are a lot of weird traditions at many Universities that make for a real
     
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Written by Isabel Whiteley As a student your life is ridiculously busy, whether itís Netflix-ing a whole season in one sitting, sleeping the lecture away or staring at the blank word document thatís meant to be a 3000 word essay. There always seems to be way too much
     
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Written by Ashana Beria China... one of the worldís largest country, a force to be reckoned with, and a destination many of us hope to visit in our lifetime. As mysterious as it is, hereís ten facts that you didnít know about China! 10. Fortune Cookies with Chinese
     
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Written by ZoŽ Richardson The most essential object for all students is a laptop. However, there are so many different kinds of different weights, storage size, power and price, so which ones are the best and are going to see you through your degree? Whilst standard co
     
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Written by Greg Henley Debt comes attached to student living, but there are things you can do to reduce the costs while studying. While there are many perks of University Ė such as discovering a new city with your new-found friends Ė ultimately, it can mean a lot of money
     
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Written by Isabel Whiteley Summer is finally here and with it comes the festivals! Picture this: youíre at the festival of your dreams and your favourite band is open to come on when the skies open. Rain pours down on you and you realise you forgot to bring your rain
     
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Written by Isabel Whiteley Following on from our round-up of the ten happiest countries in the world, we thought weíd bring your attention to the ten saddest. Things like coursework, sorting out student finance and having to get up early for lectures can seem the end
     
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Written by Lewis MacLean While some of us in this world are naturally organised and know what they want in terms of a career from day one, and as such, have a thoroughly researched life plan, others donít. Instead, we simply fall into our degrees in the same way we
     
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New research has revealed that the number of tenants who are 'severely' behind on their rent Ė thatís being in arrears of at least two months - has dropped by 5% in the past year. The Tenants Arrears Tracker Ė which is published by LSL Property Services Ė shows that 98.5% of pri
     
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Written by Jess Macdonald Now that itís summer and you donít have anything to do, why not learn some interesting facts to amuse your friendsÖ or save this list for the next exam period when youíre desperately trying to procrastinate? Either way, here are 30 amazing f
     
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You would think that tenants would take all of their possessions with them when a tenancy comes to an end, but that's not always the case. Lettings agents Benham & Reeves says they continue to be surprised at what tenants do leave behind Ė including, in one case, a Range Rover
     
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Written by Dagmara Reczka Yes, nobody wants to think about flat hunting over the summer, but in most cases, youíll be living away from home during your time at University. No matter if youíre just about ready to start your first year; or are returning for second and
     
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Written by Elle Pollicott The World Happiness report was released in March 2014 this year, ranking all countries in the world depending on how Ďhappyí their population was. Whilst happy can be a difficult word to define due to its subjectiveness, the list was determi
     
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Written by Gaia Croston Birthdays really are a time for celebrating, and no one seems to know how better to throw an extravagant bash than these celebritiesÖ friends, I hope you take notes for how to really celebrate birthdays once we all become rich and world-famous.
     
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Written by Isabel Whiteley Weíve all seen those student-inspired TV shows where no-one ever seems to do any work, and all problems between flatmates are solved to humourous effect. Unfortunately, that one time I accidentally set a tea towel on fire did not end with a
     
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Written by Christine Braganza Summerís here, exams are over and itís time to celebrate! Rather than splashing the cash at a swanky bar, why not have a go at making some cocktails yourself? Lounge in the garden with your best friends and a couple of cocktails and you
     
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Written by Elle Pollicott Predominantly made up of Norway, Sweden and Denmark (with Finland and Iceland also considered Scandinavia); Scandinavia is located in Northern Europe and is my favourite place in the whole world! Itís relatively undiscovered and as such, a m
     
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Written by Jess Macdonald Need something to dream about and file in the Ďif-onlyí section of your brain? Check out our list of the top 10 beaches in the world and get ready to have major rich-person envy! 10. Baia do Sancho; Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
     
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Written by Gaia Croston Fancy taking a break with a bit of a difference this year? You should probably take a look at these seven weird and wonderful hotels that can be found around the world!  
   
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Written by Lewis MacLean For students, cheap pints are everything these days; and with 12 pubs shutting down a week across the country, supermarkets are cashing, making it even harder to find a nice, quiet pub for a pint. All in the name of research, Iíve scoured pub
     
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Written by Jess Macdonald Imagine how devastated you would be if someone broke into your student house and stole your laptop a week before your final deadline Ė well unfortunately for students up and down the country this isnít a hypothetical situation, itís a very re
     
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Written by Ashana Beria Going to a new country, we often wish we could speak the language, not only for the Brits to get rid of the appearance of being complacent with conversing only in English; but just to make it easier to communicate with others. Unless youíre st
     
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Ibiza: Ibiza The well-known classic still retains its clubbing reputation, hailed as one of the best destinations for those looking for a hard night with days spent on the soft sand. Ibiza has nightlife second to none as well as some fantastic beaches and of course the warm Medi
     
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Written by Elle Pollicott Have a bit more spare cash than you expected and want to do something different to the typical students interrailing across Europe experience? Or maybe youíre graduating this year and are planning an amazing holiday after youíve entered the wo
     
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Written by Veronica Stratford-Tuke If thereís one thing I wish someone had told my 16-year old self, itís that small-scale boutique festivals are where the magicís at. As I trudged to my first festival at Reading - inadequately prepared as most first-timers are Ė I was blis
     
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Written by Jess Macdonald They say itís the people youíre with and not the venue is what makes the night (and maybe a lot of alcohol too!). But here are eight clubs in the UK that you really SHOULD avoid: 8. Every club that has featured Ďstarsí from TOWIE, Made In Chel
     
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Written by Isabel Whiteley Summer is the perfect time for a short break from your studies Ė with the sun blaring down, itís a period of relaxation and fun activities. Unfortunately, a lot of those activities cost money and with your student loan being stretched on important
     
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Our second installment of events this bank holiday weekend sees us heading down to the South - with the variety on offer, you'll find it very difficult deciding how to spend your weekend! BRIGHTON 3rd May-1st June: Brighton Fringe There are plenty of Fringe festi
     
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Fancy a fun-filled bank holiday weekend, but not quite sure what's on? Take a look at our guide for the low down on what's happening in the North - there's guaranteed to be something for everyone! BIRMINGHAM 24th May - RAM Birmingham Warehouse Party @ Pop Up Wareh
     
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The world of technology is evolving so fast that it may only need a night for an entire product category to become redundant. Amidst the growing abundance of devices being launched every year, upgrading your technology can make your life easier, bring about better entertainment,
     
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Festivals are the best way to spend the summer with your mates, and with our 2014 music festival guide you wonít miss out on the hottest gigs around. Itís time to dig out your wellies and prepare to see some of the greatest artists of this year! Budget: under £100
     
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Remember way back last year when you were signing your contract and had to hand over a huge lump sum as a security against your accommodation? Well pretty soon, you should be getting it back... depending on the condition of your property anyway! The basics of deposits
     
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Living in student accommodation generally means no pets which can be really difficult if youíre used to having a household pet at home. Of course, if you do have a pet itís likely to be a dog or a cat, but those arenít the only options for pets. Some animal lovers have really ext
     
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Student housing is notoriously a trying experience from start to finish, and the obstacles to enjoying a decent housing experience never seem to end. Released last month, the National Union of Studentís ĎHomes Fit for Studyí research showed that of almost 3,000 student respon
     
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You may live in the country, but it certainly doesnít mean you know everything about it! Here are 20 weird and wonderful facts about Great Britain that you donít really need to know, but probably want to...! Modern Facts 1. Tea has always been the nationís favouri
     
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The secret to backpacking across Europe, believe it or not, is being prepared. Europe has so much to offer in terms of arts and culture diversity, and itís right on our doorstep! Youíll be surprised at what you can find, and gutted at what you might miss. Here is my top 10 of
     
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Ever thought the town you live in is quite pricey? Considering moving somewhere else after you graduate? When choosing a place to live, some areas are indeed much more expensive than the others, with differences so big that you may think you can be much better off living in t
     
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So youíre about to uproot from the home youíve grown up in for the past eighteen years, complete with Mumís home cooking and your comfy bed - you are about to share a flat with boys who donít wash up and girls who steal your food. So how about a guarantee that youíll have hap
     
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One stress-filled day of first year studying, me and a group of my closest friends in halls met up in my room to watch a superhero film. Popcorn and other snacks were supplied and weíd found that the film we watched was full of plot holes and general silliness. This led to us
     
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Most of you are going to laugh at me when you read this, but I really donít care, and I stand by what I say: Eurovision is like Christmas Ė it only comes once a year. And Iím not going to lie, Iím basically as excited by the Eurovision Song Contest as I am at Christmas, and I a
     
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