Money doesn’t buy happiness :)
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Money doesn’t buy happiness :)

“Money doesn’t buy happiness”. This age-old adage is both true and false. Personally, I think what’s closer to the truth is this “having money isn’t everything; not having it is” – Kanye West. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that Kanye maybe isn’t the best person to take financial advice from (*cough* $53…
How I manage my budget at uni
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How I manage my budget at uni

Whether you’re a fresher or a final year student, if you’re stressing about finances, worrying about getting through university on next to no income, or struggling to pay for that next Tesco meal deal, then fret no more. I’m here to show you some practical methods I use to look after my money at uni, and hopefully you can…
From the North of London to the North of England.... Expectation v's Reality
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From the North of London to the North of England.... Expectation v's Reality

Applying to university is not always a straightforward choice for everyone. Some students have aspired to go to a particular university before they even choose their A-levels, others still struggle to decide on one even after they have received their offers; I happened to be the latter. How did I decide to study at…
Durham University Myth Busting
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Durham University Myth Busting

Is Durham University really full of posh people? In short, no it isn’t, but of course, you will come across many different types of people at Durham and some will be ‘posh’, as with every university! I was really worried about this before coming to Durham because I had heard this a lot. However, upon arrival…