What to expect in your first year at uni (Izzy)

Your first year at uni will be full of ups and downs, but trust me when I say that it will be one of the most exciting and influential years of your life. You learn to cook for yourself, find a routine that works for you, and vacuum super noodles off the kitchen floor at…

Meet My Manchester Met family (Toby)

If you think you have just one family, then you haven’t been to university. Coming to University, I didn’t expect to make the friends I have now. Mainly because, not to sound arrogant, but, I already felt like I had enough friends. I already felt like I had my friends for life, so I wasn’t…

Getting ready for university exams, my tips on revision (Elijah)

Well here we are, exam season. Ah such a stressful time of year. There are many ways to prepare for exams and the most important one being, revision. One factor to consider is your timescale, for example if your exam is 1 month or 2 weeks from now you should be at least revising for a…

How I survived my A-Level exams (Georgie)

Looking back on what was going on this time last year I realised I was in full revision mode as the dreaded A- Levels slowly crept closer. So, I thought I would share a few tips on how I survived my A- Levels as many prospective students will be in the same position I was….

How I survived my A Level exams (Izzy)

A-levels are a nightmare. We can pretty much all agree on that, and for me it was one of the most difficult times of my life. However, I got through it – and in the end if you put the hard work in it will pay off in the end. In February last year my…

Budgeting as a postgrad student (Dale)

Unfortunately, student loans just do not lend themselves well to the champagne lifestyle. If your taste buds generally prefer the finer things in life, then taking the plunge to return to education as a postgrad student may come with its challenges and financial cutbacks. Thankfully, the recent postgraduate loan scheme has gone some way to…

My student accommodation (Elijah)

For my first year of university, I chose to live in private student halls.  There are loads of private providers of student accommodation in Manchester, as well as lots of accommodation provided by the University.

My plans for the Easter holidays (Toby)

Luckily, for me, my Easter break starts on my best friend’s twenty first birthday so instead of going home to relax, I’m going to go and party with her family. Don’t get me wrong, they are the greatest family I have ever met. The problem is my energy level at its peak is drinking green tea…