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From tips on how to make the most of Freshers’ Week to what’s going on in your local area, you can read all kinds of student guides, Nido news and first-hand accounts penned by your fellow students right here.

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Talking to Grads: Jonathan Whitley, Director at WatchGuard

Our ongoing Q&A series with graduates goes on. This time, we’re chatting to the European Director of cybersecurity business WatchGuard, Jonathan Whitley, about his experiences studying at university.

5 Ways to Upskill Yourself at Home

Student life for the university intake of 2020 might look a little bit different to previous years – with pubs and bars operating with stricter curfews and restrictions on how many people can gather and where. However, the limitless potential of studying for an undergrad degree, postgrad degree or even a doctorate means it’s still Read more >

5 Easy Ways to Make New Friends at University

Being away from home and making friends at university can sometimes be tough.

10 Fun Night-In Ideas for You and Your Housemates

With the new university year about a month old, things are looking a little bit different this time around.

13 Things You Never Knew About Liverpool

Home to the Premier League champions and birthplace of a little-known band called the Beatles, Liverpool’s reputation around the world has some serious clout.

7 Benefits to Moving Away From Home for University

While the degree you’ll get upon graduating from university can open all sorts of doors in the future, it’s important to remember that higher education is about more than the end result.

10 of the Best Horror Series and Movies to Binge on Halloween

The scariest night of the year, Halloween probably won’t be filled with fancy dress parties this year. So, what is there to do instead?

How to gain work experience while at university

Alongside studying for your degree, you may consider doing some work experience during your time at university. Not only can you use it as an opportunity to learn useful transferable skills, but it may give you more of an idea of what you want to do career-wise and provide your CV with a boost when Read more >