Money: student loans, bank accounts, budgeting, hardship funds and money-making ideas. Housing: maintenance tips, stories of renting nightmares, insurance information and how to keep housing deposits safe. Health: simple recipes, ways to stay in shape, sex issues, stress busters, alcohol and drugs advice. Relationships: new friends, how to keep a long-distance relationship going, and keeping in touch with family. Study: what lecturers want, dissertation and essay tips, how to find resources, how to avoid plagiarism, postgraduate options. Also includes Fresher's Week dos and don'ts, the low-down from the NUS President, clubs and societies, CV and interview tips, and information on internships and jobs.
James Thornhill has over 10 years' experience in the youth media
market and in 2002 founded The National Student magazine,
which now also publishes online. He works for the Big Choice Group
as editor of their online content in the student and graduate