student life

student life

Getting through your first campus party

With the start of the year also comes the start of campus parties, whoop whoop! But if this is your first time going to a campus party, it can seem a bit overwhelming. Which party do you go to? What do you wear? Who do you go with? So here are some tips for getting […]

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How to Throw the Best Dorm Party Ever

As a student, you probably prefer to spend your Friday nights relaxing from all the studying and having some fun for a change. Parties can be a great way to unwind, clear your mind, hang out with your friends and make some new ones. However, organizing one can be quite a challenge if you live […]

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Glass vs Plastic – which is better for the environment?

When buying your products at the local supermarket, you’ve probably noticed the variety of different containers that your food and drinks come in. Most of them being glass or plastic, but which one do you choose? Which one is not only better for keeping your food fresh but also better for the environment? We take […]

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student life Wellness

Pulling through an all-nighter

If you’re studying at varsity, then at one point or another you’ve probably pulled an all-nighter so that you can study for an exam or get through that essay. This is not the best way to study, and we definitely don’t recommend it as a proper way to get things done. But sometimes what’s done […]

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student life Wellness

How to make the most of your first year

Gone are the days of high school where you have the luxury of your teacher spoon feeding you. Varsity is completely different, there will be no teachers running after you and you will have to be responsible for your own work. And you’ll also have to learn to manage your own time, unlike high school […]

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How to avoid dropping out of university

Getting into university is a huge accomplishment for many young people. However, a couple of months after enrollment you’ll find that many students tend to drop out. This can be for a variety of reasons, from having financial instability to failing to pass. So here are a couple of ways that you can look into […]

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Fun things to do during your varsity break

You’ve attended classes, worked hard, skipped on sleep and you’re exhausted. And now it’s the end of the semester and you need a break. Use your free time wisely because before you know it, you’ll have to pack your suitcase and head back to campus. You could use the break to learn a new skill […]

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6 milestones to chase in your twenties

They say your twenties are the best years of your life. Your twenties are all about finding your feet and finding yourself. You’ll have your heart broken, fall out with a friend and make some questionable financial decisions. You’ll feel like you’re on a roller coaster. Some days you’ll be on top of the world […]

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A quick guide to decorating your first digs

After many, many years of living with your parents and possibly spending some time in res, you’re moving into digs. And you couldn’t be happier. Finally, you’ll have your own space to do with as you please. Of course, you may have housemates, but you’re all equals and there’s no one making the rules. That’s […]

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8 Tips on how to be a morning person

They say the early bird gets the worm. In other words, waking up early in the morning and feeling fresh could have a positive impact on your day. You’re either a morning person or a night owl. If you’re part of the latter you might struggle to get up each morning. But there are habits […]

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