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How to save some extra cash at UoN

Going to university is much more than just about our three or four-year degree. We leave our comfort zones to build a little world for ourselves in a whole new place! We learn to make do and adjust to everything that seems new around us. Most of all, we take the first step towards living …

Hang-out spots at University Park

If you start University this month, your YouTube feed is probably full of university and campus vlogs. One of the most recurring mentions you might find is the University Park Campus. There are over 30,000 students at our University, and University Park Campus is almost big enough to accommodate ALL of us. If you’re a …

Food Shopping at Nottingham

For a university student, food is always an interesting topic of conversation to have. From what I hear, catered student accommodations take good care of the students’ nutrition needs by providing cooked meals and also allowing students to buy food on campus with their weekly top-ups. They seemed tempting to me because they would help …

You should make your accommodation feel homely

Irrespective of how glorious our freedom might seem after the big move to university, home is the place where we feel most comfortable. This is probably why we find ourselves grabbing photo frames and other silly items of attachment that make us feel homely, with warmth even while we’re far away. As an international student, …

Using group chats to connect with your peers before you move

Editors note: Please note that these group chats are not managed or monitored by the university. They have been created by students for students. Please be cautious about who you share your information with It’s really easy to feel clueless and out of the loop as a prospective student at university. More so, if you …

Convenient Routes to Travel to Nottingham

Moving to a university must be exciting for students that shift to new cities. But it is especially exhilarating for students who travel further away to leave their country and set up new lives abroad. To all those international students…I resonate with you! With all this excitement, you have probably already booked your tickets to …

A Day-Out of University Life to the Zoo!

Hear students, the sun has begun to shine brighter! It’s time to switch your big, heavy coats with thinner, more colorful layers. Isn’t it great to see everybody out on the downs with barbecues, music, and games? The last couple of weeks have been ideal for a day out to soak up some sunshine. Just …

My International Christmas Covid-19 Experience

I was thrilled about spending my first Christmas in England, although I knew I wouldn’t be able to meet my family. But I had a flatmate who stayed back because she was an international student too. We saw all our other flatmates off together and decided to explore cities nearby over the Christmas break. Two days …

Student nights in with Res-X!

Come September, all prospective university students scour through YouTube for student vlogs. They are always in search of students who once felt as overwhelmed as they are. This includes those who victoriously got through the Fresher’s events and the first couple of months without any problem! My admittedly biased research showed me that prospective students …