My Mum: The mature student

According to the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the number of mature (aged 21 or over) UK-domiciled students starting full-time first degrees has steadily increased over the past decade. It rose to 70,215 in 2015-16, which was an increase of 2.9 per cent on the previous year. It’s true what they say, returning to full-time… Read more »

Ways to relax

So for those of you who have just started this September! Welcome. As term heats up and those assignments start rolling in, check out the ways I like to relax when things at uni get a little bit stressful.

Apply to be a student ambassador!

What is a student ambassador and what is it all about!? A student ambassador is someone that works for the uni, with flexible working hours and can take on many fun tasks throughout the year. The work is really varied and you can choose what you would like to get involved with. Being employed as… Read more »

Three things I wish ‘first-year-me’ knew

It’s been four years and I still haven’t sussed out uni-life, but we had a lot of fun trying to figure it all out. Looking back, there are definitely a few things I wish someone had told me from the start! 1. Try your best in first-year assignments to understand what kind of grades you… Read more »

Bournemouth’s nightlife scene

There’s no doubt about it that seaside town Bournemouth boasts an array of nightclubs, bars and pubs which over the past year and a half have given me plenty of unforgettable nights out. Let’s face it, your social life is an important factor to take into account when looking for a university to start your… Read more »

Healthy eating

We all know that when exam season comes around it is hard to focus and sometimes when we are stressed we just eat everything and anything that we can get our hands on! Sometimes this even leads us to feel worse because we’ve eaten things that aren’t healthy… Today I’m going to give you guys… Read more »