Category: Student Life

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With energy costs increasing, it can be difficult to cover bills as a student. Here are five easy methods to save energy, reduce costs and lower your carbon footprint.

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Masters Creative Writing student, Medha Godbole, encourages us to think and be responsible.

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Olivia shares easy things to think about as a student that go towards helping the planet, while saving money!

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When considering your grocery shop, are you thinking of price, convenience, or sustainability? A few quick swaps can allow you to easily shop sustainably on a budget. Here's a few tips.

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First-year Journalism student, Cecília Dettmer Gonçalves, shares her advice on how to deal with homesickness as an international student. 

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University is often our first experience of being financially independent. Final year student Izzy shares her strategy of making it easier to manage money.

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Computer Science student Robert headed to Thailand for a month to expand his scientific and mathematic knowledge. 

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Final Year BA (Hons) Journalism student, Johnathan Cowden, provides his advice on the best things to do in Derby.

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Masters Creative Writing student, Medha Godbole, provides her advice on how international students can be prepared for their journey with the University of Derby.

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Deadline season is upon us, which can create stress for many students balancing university submissions, part-time work and socialising with friends and family. Here's Izzy's advice on how to get back on track.