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Back to University essentials that you didn’t think you needed

Back to University essentials that you didn’t think you needed

You know the kind of things I mean; the not so obvious items are sometimes the most valuable items. I have lots of things in this list that would be extremely useful for going back to University; whether that's remotely, like me, or to a physical uni. I would love to know if you have any top tips on things you need, or even the most peculiar item. They are all back to university essentials. VIEW the POST

How to help your child prepare for university!

How to help your child prepare for university!

As you know, I have just gone back to university, studying on top of my day job. It got me thinking back to when I was a teen and I went to uni for the first time. Sending your child into the adult world may seem frightening at first, but it needs to be done, so here are some tips on tackling some grown-up responsibilities before your bird flies the nest! You are no longer preparing them for back to school, but adult life! You have cared for them, nurtured them, and helped them grow into fine, upstanding people! So they will be fine, and it doesn't need to seem daunting, so how can you both prepare for university? VIEW the POST

Win a fantastic back to school and uni bundle of Stabilo stationery

As you all know I have a rather large obsession with stationery, so when Stabilo asked if we could do a giveaway I jumped at the chance. I love their new highlighter desk sets. This competition is to celebrate back to school and back to university, with 2 prize bundles of Stabilo stationery for 2 lucky winners. When entering just let me know which bundle you would like to win: school or uni. It’s that simple!

How to get your children ready for uni

How to get your children ready for uni

As a parent, you learn to look out for your kids over the years and it is important that they are ready for any situation that life throws at them. Going off to university can be quite an overwhelming experience for a lot of people and if your child is planning to do this in the near future, then you should do all that you can to help them prepare. I remember the moment my Mum and Grandma left me at uni, I was a mixture of excitement, nerves and sadness. In this article, we are going to give you some tips on how you can get your child ready to leave for university. Make sure to keep reading if you’d like to find out more.VIEW the POST

Have you considered long term investments for your child’s University fund?

Have you considered long term investments for your child’s University fund?

While every parent’s dream is to send their child to university, it is often more expensive than the average working class family can afford. If you take into account that the average salary as of 2018 in the UK is £27,271 and that the cost of undergraduate programs at university can reach £9,250 per year, it is understandable that most working class parents are seeking ways to grow any savings they can accrue. This typically means investing small amounts over a long period of time and for the most part, this is a good plan. However, what kind of investments are safe and are you willing to invest in a fund overseen by someone else, no matter how knowledgeable that person might be? Here is an unusual option to consider.VIEW the POST

Every girl needs these outfits in her wardrobe

The school year might be over, but for many levers, that means it’s time to start thinking about college wear and what to buy for their wardrobe. College isn’t a fashion show of course, but it doesn’t hurt to look good whether you’re attending a lecture or heading out to a club in the evening. So, let’s look at some of the fashionable outfits and items that you’ll need to buy before the new semester begins.