Clearing explained

  Got your exam results but haven’t quite made the grade when it comes to getting into the uni of your choice? Enter Clearing! This is a second chance for those determined to get started at university this September – and here’s how it works. What is Clearing? Universities across the country need to fill […]

The 10 stages of exam results day

Never has a text message meant so much. Not even when that babe from your maths class replied with a winky face a few months ago. Your phone will be vibrating at ungodly o’clock tomorrow morning, one little text message revealing your fate. Exam results day is almost here. Whether you’re celebrating or commiserating tomorrow, […]

Mad skills

Here’s a scary stat – young people are THREE TIMES more likely to be out of work than adults. They’re also continuously exposed to to lower quality jobs, greater labour market inequalities and longer school-to-work transitions. The reason? Young people simply don’t have the skills that the job market is asking for – both in […]

The best-value university towns in the UK

Want to head to uni but terrified it’ll leave you bankrupt? Fear not. The clever folk at Marbles.com have gone and figured out where it’s cheapest to study in the UK – and you’d be surprised by the results. Comparing vital student factors like the cost of rent on a weekly basis, the price for […]

Unusual revision tips

It was in the news last week that the smell of rosemary can job your memory when it comes to revision – so what other useful study tactics are out there help you ace your exams? We’ve got the lowdown. 1. Treat yourself Rewards are, well, rewarding. If you give yourself something to look forward to, […]

Funny exam answers

Exams are well and truly underway and we understand how stressful this can be – hoping you don’t forget all your revision, days wasting away with your head in a book. Never fear you will get through this and to give you a helping hand we’ve got some cracking funny exam answers to make you […]

The UK’s best social student cities

That time of the year is swiftly coming around again – which university are you going to choose? Obviously, the course and future career prospects are high up on the list – and so is nightlife, who you’re likely to meet and all the other cool/important stuff. Thankfully, the nice guys over at Globehunters have gone […]

How to De-stress

In our busy lives, it seems like feeling stressed is the normality. Some of us thrive off a little stress; however, stress for many can be a hindrance, and really affects their daily lives. It’s always good to take a second to clear your mind and de-stress – especially during exam season. And since April […]

How to Stay Motivated During Exams

With exams around the corner, and your social life being sacrificed for studying, it can be hard to motivate yourself to hit the books and stay focused. There will probably never be a time when you are jumping for joy at the prospect of studying, but there are ways to up your motivation levels and […]