How to Cope with Exam Stress

As we head into the third and final term of University, that can only mean one thing: exams. But before you start hyperventilating at the mere thought of sitting in a silent room powering through an essay in just a couple of hours, we’ve got some handy tips and tricks to help you cope with the onslaught of exam stress on its way:

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Productive Things You Can do This Easter Holiday

Well, another term is finally over and done with. It’s time to head back home for an entire month of relaxing, hanging out with family and friends and, come late April, stuffing your face with egg-shaped chocolates.

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Student-Friendly Gifts This Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to get for that number one woman in your life. Deadlines might be approaching, and Uni work might be piling up, but that’s no reason to forget about this special day where you get to thank your mum for everything she’s given you.

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How to Get That Dissertation Completed in Plenty of Time

With second term well under way you’re no doubt enjoying getting back into the swing of University life after a long Christmas break. However, don’t get so settled that you forget about that looming dissertation deadline. For some of you, this may be many months away, and you’ve barely even paid much thought to gathering your resources, whereas others may be frantically panicking as their deadline is just around the corner.

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How to Survive if You Spent All Your Money Over Christmas

With second term well under way, you might be feeling the strain of how much you spent before and during the Christmas holidays. Whilst your loan has no doubt come through by now, it might have only just brought you out of that overdraft (or possibly not) and, if you’re a first-year, you’re probably starting to understand why students always seem to have no money.

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Valentine’s Day on a Student Budget

As January gets underway, it will soon be time for the most loved-up day of the year: Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day has become well and truly immersed into British culture. It’s a day for couples to spoil each other and show their love.

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Your Student Accommodation Checklist

Choosing the right student accommodation can be stressful. It often feels like you have to rush around in October/November, trying to secure a house before they all get snapped up. Take it from us, there is plenty of accommodation to go around. Whilst getting it done earlier in the year can give you more options to choose from, you don’t want to find yourself signing a contract for a house you’re not happy with.

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New Year, New House, New You

2019 is well on its way. How has this year been for you? For all of you freshers who have experienced your first term of University, we hope it well exceeded your expectations, and for those in your final year, we hope you’re making the most of this time and getting ready for life after student-hood.

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5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to do Work Over the Christmas Holidays

Whichever year of University you’re in, whether a fresher or a PhD student, whatever you’re studying, there’s a very good chance that you have work to do over the holidays. Whether it’s an essay deadline, exam revision or lots of reading, there is plenty of University work to be busying yourself with over Christmas. Continue reading

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Are You Staying in Lancaster for Christmas?

As December rapidly approaches, that means one thing for the majority of students here in Lancaster: they will be heading home across the country to join their families for the holidays. But that’s not the case for everyone. Whether you’re from very far afield and just can’t feasibly make it home, or you’ve decided to stay in Lancaster for personal reasons, you may be wondering what you can do with yourself on Christmas Day this year.

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