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 […]

The Most Obscure Societies at Scottish Universities

Clubs and societies are an essential part of student life at universities world-wide and reflect the variety of people who attend each one. For university applicants hoping to study in Scotland starting this September, the clubs and societies on offer at each university could affect the final decision they make. There are 15 universities in […]

The alternative UK university city league table

Today's agenda: stunningly beautiful yard and terribly distracting autumn #glasgowuniversity #november #inlovewithsun A post shared by Ann Malova (@damnit_ann) on Nov 4, 2016 at 6:40am PDT If you’re thinking about applying for higher education, there’s nothing wrong with aiming high. But before you fill out that UCAS application to Oxford or Cambridge, there are some things you […]

It’s Student Volunteering Week!

We all know helping others is good for your soul – but volunteering can also do wonders for your CV. And with this week being Student Volunteering Week there’s no better time to start lending a helping hand. The national campaign,  now in its 16th year, aims to raise awareness of the value of student volunteering. […]

Confessions of a ‘Mature’ Fresher

Self described ‘fresher skeptic’, Caitlin Fyffe,  shares with Source the fear and disappointment that comes with being a grown-up fresher.  I’ve just become a fresher at the ripe old age of 21. You may be thinking that’s not very old but apparently it’s old enough to be dubbed a “mature student” by a lecturer. According to Sainsbury’s, […]

Kim Kardashian got robbed – here’s how to protect your stuff

The top story on the DM this morning (c’mon, don’t pretend you don’t check it first thing too) announced that Kim Kardashian West had been robbed at gunpoint while staying in her private residence in Paris. The five robbers – who disguised themselves as police – allegedly made off with millions of pounds worth of jewellery. […]

Uni Open Days: Dos and Don’ts

I’ll be honest. I only went to one open day (incidentally the uni I ended up at) but I didn’t do a very good job. I flocked onto the train with the rest of my year, shuffled around Glasgow uni’s campus in my soaking wet ballet flats, picked up a free bag of goodies and […]

How to prepare for living in halls

Now that your UCAS application is off to the powers that be, your mind might be drifting towards where you’ll be next year. For some, that might mean leaving your family home and heading As if the thought of moving to a new city and starting university or college isn’t scary enough, along with it […]

Tips to battle homesickness

You’re all moved in and the term is in full swing but for some reason your ideal uni life isn’t falling perfectly into place as planned and you’re feeling a bit fed up! Flatmates can become pests, uni workloads can pile up and after one too many smoke alarm encounters you can discover that the […]