Top Tips for Getting Organised at University

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There’s so much going on at university that it’s easy to get carried away and forget about your studies, or your general wellbeing. Read through our key advice below to make sure you’re on the right track!

Clear Your Room, Clear Your Mind!

It might sound silly, but keeping your room clean and tidy will make you feel more organised. By clearing your floor of any clutter, throwing out anything you don’t use, and having a general spring clean every couple of weeks, you will become more driven. It will help you to get into a steady routine, too. Once your room is looking trim, you will be ready to study. Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide to Studying Abroad

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Living in a foreign country is completely different to a holiday. Instead of visiting the city, you’ll get to actually experience your place of study in the long term. You’ll pick up local knowledge like where to go to people-watch, what tourist traps you should avoid, and how to haggle to get the best deals.

… But Is Studying Abroad Right for You?

Before you go and start flipping through the prospectuses, ask yourself “Why do I want to study abroad?” Is it to learn a foreign language? Is it to network with like-minded people? Or is it to learn from the best in your industry? Continue Reading

Germany’s Best Christmas Markets

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If you’re a ‘Christmas person’, you’ll know how the festive season can add a little extra magic to your day-to-day life. Yes, it’s cold and you may have umpteen presents to buy with very little money to spend, but finances aside, it’s the actually the little things that make Christmas special.

Like clasping your hands around a hot drink at a Christmas market, for example. Picture the scene. You’re with friends or family at one of Germany’s best markets. There’s an atmosphere in the air and a spring in your step. It’s deadly cold, but that’s okay – you have your nice hot drink to keep you warm.

So, as the holiday season inches ever closer, you can put your workload on the backburner and spend some quality time with those around you. That’s exactly what the Christmas period is for. Continue Reading

FRANKFURT: EAT LIKE A BANKER, PAY LIKE A STUDENT

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Are you new to Frankfurt and looking for the hidden foodie gems? Don’t worry about your student budget, because here’s our (not so) secret delicious eateries to enjoy in Frankfurt.

Frankfurt has the reputation of being an expensive city, but this doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself to the best food in town. You may find yourself googling “cheap places to eat in Frankfurt”, to be answered with an everlasting list of places to visit offering sushi, pizza, burgers, schnitzel…all in one. Continue Reading