Author: Meg Trinder

Hello! I'm Meg a Psychology student at the University of Worcester. I enjoy all things musical, blogging, and watching crime dramas on Netflix! I hope you enjoying reading my blog that's all about my perspective on university life and the things I get up to whilst I am here!
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With Progression Week almost in sight and pumpkin spiced latte back on the menu, it can only mean one thing – Halloween is here! Since coming to University, Halloween is something I’ve grown to love. The main reason for this is that I’ve found so many fun ways to celebrate by myself and with friends. Embracing the scary season means that I have some fun new activities to help shake up my regular routine. Here are a few of my favourite ways to get into the spooky spirit as a student.

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How to Find a Balance at University

The amount of opportunities available to you at University can be totally overwhelming. Whether it’s working part time alongside your studies, being part of a society or volunteering in your spare time – it can be difficult to juggle all the elements of a busy student lifestyle. Personally, I manage to juggle my degree, four part-time jobs and society commitments whilst at University. So if I can do it, anyone can! Here are my top 5 tips on balancing your life at University.

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Turning your uni room into a home

Now we’re a few weeks into Autumn term, you’re either finding your feet with university or settling back into your student life. If you’re anything like me, wanting your new room to feel comfortable will be an important part of your Uni transition. Here are my decor tips and tricks to help you turn your new student space into a cosy new home!

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Getting Back into that University Mindset

I can’t quite believe that after a lovely, long summer at home, I am moving into my second year house and am weeks away from starting the next year at University! However, as great as it was having such a lengthy summer I have to admit thinking about getting back into an academic frame of mind is daunting. Here are my tips on settling back into uni and getting back into that university mindset.

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Making your relationship work at university

Throughout my time at university, I have made friends with people who are single, in new relationships, in long distance relationships… you name it! They all face their own trials and tribulations alongside student life.

For those of you that are concerned about making your relationship work at university, I thought I would share my own experience and advice on the matter.

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5 Achievable Student Resolutions for the New Year

Each year the stereotypical New Year’s resolutions appear; the gyms are full and the leftover Christmas chocolate is locked away out of sight.

I think resolutions are great – there is always potential for improvement and change can be good! However, with the busy nature of university life, it can be hard to find the time to achieve your resolutions and disheartening if you fall short of your ambitions.