Beating the January Blues on a Budget

As the excitement of the festive season wanes, the novelty of the chocolates and the gifts wears off and your enthusiasm for new year’s resolutions fades, it’s normal to feel a bit blue and notice your mood lower through January. Don’t fret: lots of your fellow...

Staying Healthy… even as a Skint Student!

When you’re surviving on a diet of takeaway pizza, discounted beer and never-enough sleep, it can be difficult to feel healthy, let alone to maintain a decent level of fitness. One envious look at your university’s football team, rugby team and cheerleading squad...

New Years Resolutions Ideas For Students

New Year, New You? New Years’ Resolutions for 2018 Students Should Actually Stick To Social media is about to filled with promises and resolves to be a better person, get better grades and achieve better things. Yep, New Years’ Resolution season is here. But don’t...

The Best Student Winter Warmer Recipes from Student Squirrel

There’s a lot to be said for a home-cooked meal, but when you’re a skint student in a shared kitchen, it’s not often you get to eat winter comfort food unless you’re on a trip back home. Yet you don’t need Gordon Ramsey’s cooking skills, Nigella’s kitchen equipment or...

Student Life at Christmas

Ah, Christmas. A pretty pricey time of year for everything – presents, drinks, wrapping, travel and cold-weather clothes, all to result in a few sloppy cheek kisses from distant relatives, a limp turkey dinner, a family argument and a pair of socks. No matter how...

How to Make Your Student Bedroom into a Den of Dreams

There’s no two ways about it: student life is hectic. You need somewhere to properly relax and rest away from it all, and if you’re ever to settle in and feel content in your new home, your bedroom will need to be conducive to a tranquil atmosphere and getting a good...