5 reasons to study in Belfast

Gemma-Louise Bond is a lifestyle blogger under the name That Belfast Girl. She studied at both Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.  My student experience (all five years of it!) happened in my home city of Belfast. Aside from having some of the best...
Applying for an Apprenticeship: Everything You Need to Know

Applying for an Apprenticeship: Everything You Need to Know

According to the Commons Library, apprenticeships are more popular than ever. In 2020, 275,900 candidates applied for apprenticeships. It’s easy to see why: they’re a structured entry point into the workforce.  And while coronavirus has impacted the job market, the...
6 Shows To Binge-Watch This Winter

6 Shows To Binge-Watch This Winter

2020 is over (thank goodness), but it doesn’t look like we’re out of the woods in the UK yet. With a new strain of the virus and travel restrictions in place, we’re likely all about to spend even more time indoors.  The good news? Streaming services...
Green and Eco Living at Uni: 5 Sustainability Tips

Green and Eco Living at Uni: 5 Sustainability Tips

Climate change can feel like an insurmountable problem, but there are little changes you can make to embrace an eco-living lifestyle. Even as a busy uni student, it can be simple to make your life “greener,” and those small changes of individuals add up to a larger...
Student Stress: How to Beat It

Student Stress: How to Beat It

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and as a student at Uni, you’re more familiar with stress than most. You’ve heard all the usual advice: meditate often, breathe deeply, sleep well and drink a cup of tea before bed. Each of these tactics can be effective, but a...
8 Top Tips for Freshers

8 Top Tips for Freshers

Freshers’ Week is coming up, and you might be feeling a mix of anxiety, excitement and a million other emotions in-between. Moreover, with COVID, the idea of online lectures, and new regulations, first-year uni students might be extra stressed out about starting term....
5 Tips for Moving into Student Accommodation for the First Time

5 Tips for Moving into Student Accommodation for the First Time

You’ve studied hard, and now all that work has paid off – you’re off to uni! Congratulations! Moving from home to student accommodation is a big transition. Most (if not all) things will be different, and there will be plenty to find out about when you move into halls...
How LIV Student is Preparing for Life After COVID

How LIV Student is Preparing for Life After COVID

While the world is slowly adjusting and evolving from the global pandemic, COVID-19’s impact is still present. Even though we haven’t quite returned to business as usual, one thing hasn’t changed at LIV Student—our commitment to keeping residents safe. As universities...
Take Self-Care Sunday to the Next Level

Take Self-Care Sunday to the Next Level

As of 2019, six times more young people in the UK suffered from mental illness than in previous decades, The Guardian reports. Many of those affected are students under the age of 24. Now in the current wake of COVID-19, it’s fair to assume this mental health crisis...
4 Tips for Studying and Being Productive at Home

4 Tips for Studying and Being Productive at Home

As universities move to remote education platforms, uni students now face the unique expectation of having to study at home—as if this lockdown wasn’t already stressful enough. “It is quite obvious that, regardless of quality, online learning simply cannot replicate...

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