Difference between studying at A-level and University

Of course coming to University is a huge step on your personal journey, and you can’t wait to embrace the freedom that comes with it, but, you have also now got to embrace a whole new way of learning – here’s a quick overview of the difference between studying at A-level and at university. Types…

Money and Time Saving Tips

Whilst at university you may find yourself tight on both money and time, so here are some tips I have picked up over the last 3 years.

Festival volunteering

Over the summer I find myself with a lot of time. As I’m sure other students may agree, we don’t always have the money to be able to go travelling or attended events every weekend – but that doesn’t mean we should miss out. When I came to the end of my first year I…

Starting your dissertation – It’s a marathon not a sprint

As a 3rd year, I have just recently completed my dissertation, and, after a year of planning, researching and writing, I’ve picked up some tips to keep stress at a minimum along the way. I know that each dissertation process differs depending on course, but I’d like to share some pointers that should be relatable…

Lincoln Award

The Lincoln Award recognises the additional activities students take throughout their time at the University. I found out about the Lincoln Award when my lecturers encouraged us to participate and discovered more information by going to the get ahead drop down menu on the Students’ Union website – where there’s detailed information on what it includes…

Being a student ambassador

Rebecca Hepworth – 3rd Year Events Management I have been a student ambassador since first year now and as a third year, I feel it has been a great experience to have throughout my university life, it is not just a great and flexible part-time job, but it has also allowed me to feel more…