Bonfire Night


It’s the 5th of November in the UK. People all going crazy about fireworks and burning some guy in a bonfire, and you are there wondering ‘Where have I ended up?’. Do not sweat it. It’s a totally normal thing, well at least here, and a pretty nice holiday to be honest. There are firework displays in all cities, towns and villages, bonfires and loads of food and drink for everyone to go round. Some call it ‘Bonfire night’, others know it as ‘Guy Fawkes Day’ or even ‘Firework Night’, it’s all the same holiday. Read more

Cooking – Easy and on a budget!


We all look forward to leaving the comfortable nest we call home. We grow up and the time comes when we need to spread our wings and take care of ourselves, gulp!  Once you move out, everything is sweet, you don’t have to clean daily, leave dishes to “soak in” for a couple of days, listen to loud music 24/7…the list is endless! Life is great until you realise you can’t cook and you might just not survive on dry chicken and over cooked rice for very long…

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Getting to your placement location

Hand writing travel plan in a lined spiral notepad arranged on a map

You got that placement offer! Finally. Well, congratulations you deserve it! You might be lucky enough not to have to relocate, but the majority of people would have to move to another city, county or even a whole new country. With that come along loads of things that need to be considered and one of them is how to actually get to this new place. Read more

How to succeed in your first professional meeting


Placements are all about new experiences and getting to experience things that will challenge you and of course teach you how to become a better professional. Impressing in your first interview will definitely give you the job but you will need to prove yourself many times during your placement period. Read more

Things you might find weird about Brits…


If you are coming to the UK for the first time for a longer period than just a week or two, you might notice that British people do things differently and might act in different ways that you’re use to. Disclaimer ahead. With this post we do not mean to offend anyone. It’s just a fun way to portray some typical British habits that a Non-UK person might scratch their heads over. But trust me, by the time you know it, you will already have acquired some if not all of these peculiar habits. Read more

How to get into 9 to 5 routine


Life of a student is really not too bad. Yeah it can get stressful at times, one day you are chilling with your friends, going out and enjoying the “adult” life and the next day you have 7 coursework deadlines, 3 presentations and an exam. We get it. We really do. We have all been there but believe me when I say this 9 to 5 malarkey is quite a different story. Read more

Habits of likeable people


Everyone wants to be liked. It is a fact. However, not everyone can achieve that. The reason why this is happening is because it is so hard to pinpoint what exactly you need to do, in order for people to like you. Do you need to agree with everyone, be out-going and social, or is it just something you are born with? There are so many different opinions on what makes someone well-liked but not one definite conclusion. That’s why we gathered below the common habits of the most fetching people you will meet in the office! Read more