‘Making the most” of what little time remains of the academic year is a phrase I’m sure everyone has been hearing a lot lately. Whether the next month or so represents the end of your first or final year, it is definitely worthwhile to spend a bit of time investigating how you can make sure you don’t waste a moment and can look back on this year knowing you worked hard but also had plenty of fun. Continue reading
With the third and final student loan payment of the year due so soon, it can be easy to get things slightly out of perspective. Only a couple of months until summer and a large lump sum deposit into your bank account is enough to make anyone feel like they can afford anything and everything. However, there are a couple of things students can try to try and make sure their loan lasts them longer than a week. Continue reading
Unfortunately, this article isn’t about finding your ideal summer holiday destination. Slightly less excitingly, it is about how to find your ideal study-space destination. For many people, finding where they are most productive can be a tricky and somewhat unsuccessful process, but it can be worthwhile searching around before you settle on just one place. Continue reading
Procrastination. We’re all guilty of it, some of us more than others. And we’ve reached that point in the year where you don’t even realise it’s happening. January exams seem like a distant, long-forgotten memory by now, and it still feels a bit too early to start panicking about summer exams just yet. Whilst deadlines might be in abundance, especially the dreaded dissertation, it can be easy to slip into bad work habits, so here are a few tips and tricks to keep you on track: Continue reading
Now that the excitement of Christmas and New Year has died down, you really are struggling to find an excuse to put off work any longer. The past couple weeks of catching up with friends, spending time with family and never being sure what day it actually is, have finally come to an end, much to most people’s dismay. It doesn’t have to be a bad thing, though. Continue reading
As a third and final year student, it can be easy to think that your University career is essentially almost over. We are only a few weeks into the academic year and I have already lost count of the amount of conversations that I’ve had with people about what my ‘Big Plans’ post-graduation are. My answer has been, and continues to be, simple: I have no idea, and I am fine with that. It’s not a case of not wanting to think about the real world, I’m actually really excited about the vast choices and opportunities I’ll have once I’ve (hopefully) completed my degree. It’s more a case of not wanting to wish my life away. Although it definitely hasn’t been an easy couple of years, I’ve grown to love being at Uni in Sheffield, and I don’t want the fact that I only have one year left to mean I start embracing it any less.