You’re at university faced with a lot of free time…how do you fill it?

Of course, there are many ways to do this, from joining a society to spending it with friends. If you’re looking to fill it with a part-time job, then look no further than the list below. Perhaps it’ll surprise you to know that there are many part-time job ideas for students to get involved with, ranging from virtual work to working within your local city.

To help you better choose between this vast array, decide what it is you’re looking for: Paid or voluntary? Something you’ve never tried before or something to compliment a future career? A student job that…


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Is plastic reduction one of your new year’s resolutions? Or are you simply interested in how to #PassOnPlastic to see how easy and viable it would be for you? Now, of course, changing habits can be pricey, but armed with this article and our checklist, you can make a bloody good start. Here are 30 easy ways to reduce plastic…

It’s 2018 and we are finally starting to see the error of our plastic ways. Planet Earth’s final episode hit the public hard, and with new developments like the government’s “latte levy” and plastic free straw…


So you’ve finished your first year at university and are currently enjoying a well deserved break from skipping all of your lectures. The fact your second year actually counts towards your degree will undeniably put some pressure on your next year at uni. However, our guide should help make your transition from first to second year as seamless as possible…


It’s still summer (apparently!) and for uni students that’s a whole lot of time off. Of course it will fly by, and you’ll have next to no money, but we thought we’d toast to the beauty of a full 3 months off in the form of Gifs that epitomise student summer…


Considering a year in industry but not sure where to start? GRB’s marketing placement student from UWE Bristol reflects upon her 7 ways to secure a placement year so you can be one step ahead of the game…

With the graduate job market becoming increasingly competitive, employers are now expecting more than just good grades and a degree. Having an industrial placement under your belt will give you the edge over other students as you’ll have practical, real-world experience in your desired industry. As well as giving you an eye-catching CV, a placement will also provide a real insight into…


So your final year of university has come to an end, and as a newly fledged graduate, you will be considering graduate job offers (or panicking about the fact that you’re without one). But there is an alternative option, after being in education for nearly 2 decades: a post-uni gap year.

A post-uni gap year is simple: a year off after graduation to do entirely what you desire. Similar to a gap year taken after A-Levels, most will opt for a couple of months of work in order to save money for travelling. There are many explanations as to why…


Finishing university can often leave you feeling like a product at the end of a 17 year long assembly line. Some of your friends have been snapped up and sent to their graduate schemes, but you’re faced with a jump into the unknown. Laura Ash deals out 4 ways to cope with post-graduation panic…

If you’re anything like me — slightly deranged and illogical at times — you might have thought that you wouldn’t make it to your graduation. You believed the concept of ending university and having an actual well-paid adult job was a fate you would never see…


Are you soon to start applying for jobs, but worried about how your learning disability will manifest itself in this new environment? Lydia Manley from the University of Birmingham runs through 8 ways to embrace your learning disability during this period…

Learning not to let your learning disability limit you may come naturally to some. However, for others, a little voice may lurk in the back of your mind telling you that “you can’t possibly apply for that!” Everyone experiences that annoying and self-doubting voice that chirps up every now and then. But if you’ve lived with a learning disability…


Now that June 8th has been and gone, the time has come to reconsider the effect of the youth vote on the 2017 general election. Jasmine Bascombe from the University of Manchester looks into the influence of popular culture and social media in politics today.

As you probably know, the election resulted in a hung parliament. No one party achieved an absolute majority of seats, meaning the Conservatives were scrambling to form a coalition. It was announced on June 26th that Theresa May has completed a £1bn deal with the Democratic Unionist party (DUP) to support her minority government.

The…


If you’re one of the brave and/or lucky ones embarking on a year or semester abroad, read this before you go. Violet O’Gorman, whilst working in Paris on her placement, shares her 5 easily overlooked tips in order to get your year abroad off to a smooth start.

Preparing to start your year abroad can be scary business. To adapt to a different country, its culture, food, and excruciating administrative processes, is an impressive feat.

To help you embark on this adventure, here are some of my top tips, where I draw on what I did (or, more likely, what…

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