Student Life

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

Vanilla Pannacotta

Ingredients: 3 gelatine leaves Double cream (400ml) 1 lemon 1 vanilla pod Icing sugar (75g) Handful of fresh strawberries Handful of fresh raspb... Read More...

Duck and Smoked Mash

Ingredients: 500g potatoes 1 lapsung soushong teabag Knob of butter Splash of milk 2 duck breasts ½ a chicken stock cube Sprig of rosemary Spr... Read More...

Chicken Quesadilla

Ingredients: Cooked Cajun chicken breast 1 red pepper Fistful of coriander 1 red onion Hefty chunk of cheese 1 fresh red chilli 8 flour tortilla... Read More...
Volunteering-Abroad

Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering abroad can be a life changing experience, not just for yourself but also for the people and places your work will be helping. It provides an opport... Read More...
Identity-Theft

Avoid ID theft

The excitement of a fresh new year can mean that telling organisations about a new address, or disposing of personal documents securely is the last thing on you... Read More...

Student Travelling Tips

Final exams and the end of term are on the horizon, which for many, signals a year ahead filled with dreams of traveling to far-flung countries and foreign land... 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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...