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Learn the Yorkshire lingo

Learn The Yorkshire Lingo

So you decided to come to the good ol’ county of Yorkshire... What you didn't realise was that you were landing yourself in the middle of a swarm of people speaking one of the broadest accents of all- its as thick as our gravy! There's no escaping it - you'll have to master t'lingo to get by and blend in with the locals without arousing suspicion!

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Life Hacks Making Friends

We've put together our top tips for making the most of your first few weeks at University when it comes to making friends.

Start the semester right

Start The Semester Off Right

After a long winter break, it can be difficult to get back into the swing of uni. Here are some helpful tips for getting back on the right foot!

January Mocktails

Mocktails To Help With That January Recovery

January is a time for recovering – both your waistline and pocket. So tone down the boozy fun and drink these virgin drinks instead.

Fruit shake

Shake Yourself Awake

Staying healthy is important to beat those January blues, so why not boost your energy with these super tasty smoothies…

Realistic resolutions

New Year New You - Realistic Resolutions

Tired of making the same old New Year’s resolutions, knowing full well you won’t stick to them? Even though most of us truly want to be healthier, get more exercise, and improve our daily lives, our resolve to do so just doesn’t seem strong enough for us to follow through.

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How to grow the perfect MO

Men across the world are swapping their clean-shaven, baby-faces for moustaches worthy of a western-movie villain... Yep, you guess it! Movember is back, encouraging men to live happier, healthier and longer lives...

Life hack: cleaning

Life Hack Cleaning

Cleaning can be one of the last things on your mind when you get back from a day of lectures, but sometimes you might hit that level that goes too far past the messy boundary and it's up to you and your flatmates to sort it before you next flat inspection. Avoid a charge and keep your flat clean and tidy. Here are a few tips to make cleaning and passing your inspections a little easier.

Top apps to save your student life

Top Apps To Save Your Student Life

There’s (almost) an app for everything nowadays, and this can make student life easier, cheaper, safer and more fun. Your phone has more to offer than Facebook and Candy Crush - so take advantage with some of the apps listed below!

Fresh bread

10 Student Cooking Essentials

You’re probably finding that cooking for yourself is a lot easier than you first thought. There are some essential things you will need for the base of most meals and with just a few basic kitchen essentials, you'll be cooking up a storm in no time at all. Check them out…

Supermarket savers

Supermarket Savers

Unfortunately, feeding yourself isn't something that can be avoided – everyone’s gotta eat. But the good news is that spending a fortune at the supermarket is! Use the tips below to help to reduce your spending, and while you’re at it why not check out our budgeting tools and tips on a range of money draining aspects of adult life?

Work/life balance

WorkLife Balance at University

Finding the time to fit in coursework, paid work, socialising and time for yourself into everyday life may seem like a challenge for some students, especially if you’re living in a busy flat. Or you may feel like you suddenly have lots of time that isn’t structured, making the day’s stretch ahead with nothing to do. It’s important at University that you find a balance!

Student fashion

Top 7 Student Fashion Choices

Going to university can be a good opportunity to reinvent your look because – unlike the workplace – anything goes. To give you some inspiration we have listed the top 7 fashion choices at University:

Two friends eating candy floss

Awkward things that happen when making friends

There is a fine line between being friendly and creepy… Starting University means you will meet a range of different people, and there will almost certainly be a few awkward moments that happen to everyone.

Essential Life Skills header books and apple ready to start

Life Hacks: Essential Life Skills

You’ve finally got your freedom but now it dawns on you, what’s for tea? Why is my laundry basket full? What’s that smell? Check out our life hacks for good living.

Leeds Beckett Reward Card

Register your Beckett Reward Card

Get a Reward Card today and start getting rewards on campus, your wallet will thank you.

Students laughing on a bench

Living Together Guide

Living with strangers can sometimes feel a little bit awkward at first, but not for long with our top tips to break the ice.

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