19 things to take to uni

19 things to take to uni that you might not have thought of

Heading off to uni for the first time? We’ve got you covered.
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Pack light for your first term at university, taking just the essentials to get you through your first few weeks. Clothes, bedding, stationery, basic cookware, and your toiletries are all you need, plus a few of your favourite things to help see off the homesick blues. There’s no point hauling everything bar the kitchen sink to your student digs – remember, university towns have shops too.

We asked some of our favourite student bloggers and YouTubers for their top tips for what to take to uni – those little extras that will make your new life a bit easier. We don’t suggest you pack all these items, but select the ones that seem most sensible to you.

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Student guide to internships

Student interns often work together to deliver an end-of-placement project

Student interns often work together to deliver an end-of-placement project
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Get relevant work experience in a field that interests you and you’re far more likely to get the career head start you’re looking for. But what kind of placement should you go after; how do you go about applying, and what should you do when, having nailed the interview, you begin your internship? Here we give you the lowdown on internships – what to look for, what to avoid, and how to make a great impression when you get there.
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10 Clever exam tips for students

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Get ahead of the revision game with these tips from successful student vloggers
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Work smarter, not harder is a well used phrase, but what does it mean when it comes to study and exams? We’ve found some of the best student YouTube stars who generously share their secrets of study success and revision techniques with you, their fellow undergrads. Why not give their tips a try to see what works for you?
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