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5 ways to cope with dissertation stress

So, it’s finally that time. Your final year of university. You’re on the home stretch and the end is in sight. Only, you have your dissertation to think about first. Loads of research, thousands of words and many late nights in Pierson or the Hive are on the horizon. But it doesn’t have to be a negative, stressful experience. Here are a few tips on how to cope with dissertation stress and the workload as the deadline approaches!

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How to study effectively over Easter

The countdown is over – the Easter break is here! Over Easter, sweets and sugar may seem a lot more tempting than studying. But due to the influx of dissertation and essay deadlines around this time, the Easter period is all the more important to study over. Here are my 9 tips on how to study effectively over Easter.

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How to apply for student finance in 3 steps

It’s getting round to that time of year where applying for a student loan is vital. Applications are now open for England and the rest of the UK. Student finance is very important to get sorted early on – the earlier you can apply, the better! Here are the steps you need to take when applying for student finance.

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A student’s guide to Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday! Whether you’re living away from your mum or you’re a mum yourself here at the University, it’s a great day to celebrate. It’s the perfect opportunity to show your mum you appreciate all she’s done for you. Here’s my student guide to Mother’s Day, including some tips and things I’ve learned.

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5 ways to deal with feeling homesick at uni

Feeling homesick is a normal part of student life – it’s one of the main concerns students worry about before they start uni. Homesickness can be a common problem that students experience at uni when they’re moving away from home for the first time. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of advice and support on offer! Here are 5 ways to deal with homesickness while you’re at university.

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4 spring cleaning tips for students

As a student, spring cleaning can be the last thought on your mind when juggling several other commitments, alongside the horrors of student budgeting. However, do not despair… As a fellow student who actually doesn’t mind a good spring clean from time to time, I can tell you now that there are many benefits in the long run. Here are my 4 top tips for spring cleaning on a student budget.

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5 of the best skills workshops for students

Students already have heavy workloads and busy schedules, so why would they want to go to optional workshops? The answer is that some of skills you gain from uni workshops are not just useful but essential, especially for third years and postgraduates. Here’s my list 5 of the best skills workshops for students