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We have curated a bunch of blogs that we think you might find helpful. How do you meet people during Freshers Week? Which events should you go to? What can you expect during Freshers? Get the answers to the biggest Freshers questions and discover what to expect during Freshers Week. Everything you need is right here!

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17 FRESHERS' WEEK PROBLEMS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM

Freshers’ Week is a total rite of passage. Wherever you’re entering tertiary education, you can expect to encounter these 17 common problems:

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10 BEST NON-ALCOHOLIC BEERS IN 2020

A strong part of UK student culture includes going to the pub, clubbing and attending live gigs put on by the Students’ Union. Part and parcel of that socialising is done over a drink, which is often alcoholic. Whilst the number of students choosing not to drink alcohol is on the increase, it is still a big part of UK culture and student life. If you don’t want to miss out on the mingling then here are some non-alcoholic beers you can try.

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THE BEST FREE PHONE APPS TO USE IF YOU'RE A FRESHER

Freshers’ Week may be all over for most, but the excitement of your first year at University is only just beginning. As you settle into lectures, living in halls, cooking for yourself and budgeting money, it can all be a bit overwhelming; but there are plenty of ways to make life a little bit easier. Whether you need something simple to show how much money you’re spending, and on what, or a fail-safe way to save a few pounds – here are all the apps you should be using as a Student.

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10 TIPS TO STAYING FIT AND HEALTHY AS A STUDENT

Juggling your studies, social life and staying fit and healthy can be a huge challenge, but remembering to look after yourself mentally and physically will help you be a better student. Money is also a consideration so here are our top 10 tips to staying fit and healthy.

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10 THINGS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STUDYING IN THE UK

Moving to the UK can be both exciting and challenging in equal measures. There is so much to figure out that sometimes it feels a tad overwhelming. If you’re thinking about applying for a course in the UK as an international student, here’s everything you need to know.

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14 NETFLIX SHOWS PERFECT FOR YOUR FRESHER' WEEK HANGOVER

If Freshers’ Week has hit you like a train, you and your new besties might be in need of a bit of R&R this weekend. To that end – here’s a load of awesome Netflix shows you should all watch together with a cuppa in your new digs. Get streaming!

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HOW TO GET WORK EXPERIENCE WHILST STUDYING IN THE UK

The number of people graduating from university in the UK is increasing and those gaining a first class degree is also at an all-time high, so if you want to stand out in the job market you need a competitive edge. By complementing what you’ve learnt in the classroom with real world experience, either in your chosen field or more widely, you can show that you have the skills and attitude to make a great employee.

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MITCHELLL & WEBB'S FOOLPROOF GUIDE TO MAKING FRIENDS DURING FRESHERS WEEK

It’s true, going to uni can be one of the most exciting times of your life. But it’s also one of the most nerve-racking. What if nobody likes you? What if you don’t make any friends? What if people think you’re weird? These thoughts are probably running through your scared Freshers brain right now. Luckily for you, we’ve drafted in two of the funniest people we know to help out. David Mitchell and Robert Webb, by their own admission, were two of the dorkiest people ever to darken their grubby, beer-stained digs, and things turned out pretty well for them didn’t they? Here’s the comedy duo’s foolproof guide to making friends during Freshers Week. May it serve you well.