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    Frequently Asked Questions

    It’s the dawn of another great Freshers’ and you may be thinking of joining a society or two this year. You may even have already joined one! If you’re here on this page though, you’ve already made a pretty good choice so far, but you may be a little bit confused. What on earth is T’HUD, and what is it about? What do they do there? Why does it burn when I pee? We can answer two of those questions (and a few others) below – we hope we’ll clear things up a little by the end! The other question, you should probably get checked out.   What is T’HUD?…

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    Good Vibes Only

    I was told time and time again to try meditation to help cope with my anxiety, but as an eternal pessimist with a mind that never stops, I struggled to see how keeping my mind ‘quiet’ would help.  I worried that the quieter my mind was, the more room there would be for my mind to be filled with worries and fears about looming deadlines and the fact that I had no idea about what I was going to do after graduation.  However, I was wrong.  Meditation does work and if you’re struggling with anxiety, you really should try it. Meditation has its origins in Buddhist religion, used by those…

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    The work-life-uni balance

    Many people get a job whilst at uni to help pay for their living costs, their travel home or nights out. A lot of people are able to successfully juggle their responsibilities and keep a healthy work-life-uni balance. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily easy to do. From the difficulties of finding a job, through to keeping up with grades around your shifts – it’s all a challenge. Working whilst in study is something that you should ensure that you are well informed about before making a decision. Do not assume that your uni town has lots of jobs that you can just walk right in to. A lot…

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    Moving to University – Making Halls Homely

    For most of you, moving into student halls will probably mark your first new bedroom away from the family home. For me, a token timid southerner dropped in this foreign land where people say ‘Baff’ instead of Bath, Breadcake instead of Bread Roll and seem to have ‘dinner’ at lunchtime, it was a little intimidating starting completely afresh, so it was vital that I had a bedroom where I felt comfortable. With a bit of creativity, your new student room can be a reflection of your new independent personality, without breaking the bank. Attack the walls  Let’s be more imaginative than a scantily clad Cheryl Cole/Channing Tatum or the ever…