Product Reviews and Comparisons


Best Book Retailers for Students Online & Offline

Best Book Retailers for Students Online & Offline

One of the single biggest expenses for students is books. Books maybe a burden on your bag into Uni but they can be an even bigger burden on your bank balance, so we’ve come up with a guide to the best and cheapest book retailers online and offline. Hopefully it will help you find the cheapest book retailers available and get through your degree without having to take out another loan! There are a number of ways of cutting the costs when it comes to buying ...

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Is it Worth Investing in a Netbook or Tablet PC for Uni?

Is it Worth Investing in a Netbook or Tablet PC for Uni?

When you attend your first lecture at university you are likely to see lots of your fellow students pulling out netbooks, laptops and tablet PCs – you’ll probably wonder whether or not it’s worth investing in one of these gadgets yourself. We’ve drawn up a short list of the pros and cons of buying a netbook or tablet computer: Advantages No more crumpled up notes in the bottom of your bag: They’re almost synonymous with being a student, those crumpled up, ...

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Revision Tips

Revision Tips

We all hate revision – there’s no getting around that fact. The best way to deal with revision is to tackle it head on. Don’t put it off until the night before a big exam; do revision in small chunks over a period of time. That way you’ll take in a lot more and you’ll find the “big day” a lot more daunting when that exam finally rolls around. The whole point of attending university is to obtain a degree that will help improve your employment prospects in life, ...

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How to Get the Most out of Lectures

How to Get the Most out of Lectures

A lot of students roll out of bed after a heavy night of drinking, pull on some clothes then stumble down to lectures. This is all well and good and you might be having a really good time, but the fact is that you’re not going to get the most out of lectures. Here are five top tips for students who want to get the most out of lectures that they attend: Read up on course notes and research the topics being raised in your lectures prior to attending: Most courses ...

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