Student Life

Read up on everything you need to know about student life, from advice on finding accommocation to how to budget your finances.

House Renting

What should you look for when trying to find the perfect accommodation for you and your friends? Here are some answers to the most common questions...
Student-Finance

Advance to Grant

The government wants to ensure individuals are not deterred from coming to universities because of lack of funds. Coupled, therefore, with the introduction of t... Read More...
Contraception

Contraception

Top Contraception Information Heading to university is an exciting time. You're away from home, meeting loads of new people and establishing your new social ... Read More...

House Sharing Tips

Judi James is one of the UK’s leading body language and behaviour experts. Judi has worked as a body language expert on shows including Strictly Come Dancing, I... Read More...

Fresh Fish in a Big Pond

Chances are, aside from a few holidays with your friends, this will be the first time you’ve ever lived away from home for an extended period of time. Going to ... Read More...

Students Live Green

Living a Green Life as a Student Going green and being environmentally sensitive doesn’t have to cost you time and money. In fact there are some simple chang... Read More...

Student Fees

Written by Jordan Bishop Let us make one thing clear, here at The SPG we fully support the protests which are being undertaken by the vast majority of studen... Read More...

Work Whilst You Study

10 Top Tips for Working While Studying 1. Put your degree first 90% of students have to work to pay their way through university now, so you aren’t alone in... Read More...

Household Skills

Simple Household Skills - Written by Tom Phillips So you’re living away from home for the first time, and you think you’re ready for your first independent l... Read More...

Market Research

Market Research Focus Group Participants Needed – across the UK Everyone’s got an opinion… but did you know, marketers, researchers, advertising planners and... Read More...

Student Agony Aunt

Advice with our student agony aunt sponsored by www.theSTIClinic.com Hi I’m Carole from Big Brother and I’m The Student Pocket Guides official agony aunt. I’... Read More...

Student House Hunting

Choosing the location of your student house It’s kind of important to find a student pad quite near to your college or university. Walking 5 miles each way e... Read More...

The Student Times

A Creative Journey Ex mature-student Dean Beattie talks to The SPG about his passion for art, his educational journey and his constant drive to suceed. How ol... Read More...

Quit Smoking Tips

Give Up Smoking – Serious advice from SPG on giving up the cancer sticks Cigarette smoke contains over 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cance... Read More...

Student Stay Safe Guide

Student’s Guide to Staying Safe Accommodation - Staying Safe in Halls When you leave your room lock the door and shut the window, even if you are only pla... Read More...

Student Stress Advice

Helpful Student Stress Advice As any non-student will tell you, being a student is easy. You eat beans on toast, sleep at every opportunity, drink 3-to-a-pin... Read More...