Managing and relieving educational stress

Unfortunately, I don’t have Reading Week but I’m sure many of you do. Reading week is the perfect chance to catch up on work and reading that might have caught up on you during the weeks before. Second year is proving to be more challenging, in terms of the workload but not the actual content….

Freshers’ is over – what next?

Now that Freshers’ is over and you are settled into university life, you are likely to have some sort of work to complete. University isn’t like school or college where you would have classes and have some homework to do. You are expected as a student to go to lectures and seminars and then complete a…

You don’t know unless you try

So I’ve officially completed my second week at the University of South Wales and it’s been rather busy. I’ve been a student in first year and second year this week. How many students can say that? At the start of the week, I was enrolled as a first-year student. I was happy studying a course I…

How to fill your time

I know the score, you’re in university and you’re there to “study”. But we all know that particularly in first year, you don’t tend to study as much as you should. Whilst you’re in university, it can be a good idea to do something productive to fill your time other than studying. I wish I…

Drinking games

This would have been so useful during Freshers week because playing the same games can get boring after a while. I will list various drinking games with the basic rules, that will hopefully make your pre’s more exciting. Just remember not to get too drunk during pre’s, as you will not last the whole night….