Monthly Archives: August 2018
Heading off to college this year? Congrats! 🍾🍾🍾🍾🍾
You’ve signed up for one of the best experiences of your life.
You’re going to meet loads of new people, make loads of new mates, and learn loads of life-changing skills. It’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement and forget to take some of the essentials along with you, so we’ve decided to make it easy for you by putting together a packing checklist.
Get everything on this list and you’ll be college-ready in no time at all.Share
Cork is a popular choice for students who are looking for somewhere new to call home throughout their studies. You might wonder why people who want to experience city life head here instead of the country’s capital, Dublin. The truth is that Dublin is a tourist-focused city, always busy and always awake. This can be great, but it can be uncomfortable for some people, especially when you factor in how much it costs to live in any capital city. Continue ReadingShare
Student life is known for being a bit of a financial challenge. Not only do you have to pay for food and essentials like toilet roll, but you also have to have enough money to go out and socialise with friends. Some students think that you have to sacrifice things in order to get by (like living on a diet of instant noodles so that you can afford each night out), but that’s not the case.
If you’re going to college in Cork and you’re wondering how on Earth you’re supposed to feed and entertain yourself this weekend and have enough money to go to Havana Brown’s student night on Monday, then look no further, because your favourite Cork-based businesses and high-street chains have got yo’ back.
That’s right: you don’t have to sacrifice those creature comforts; you’ve got a powerful little card in your pocket that knocks money off the cost of things… and this is how you can use it.Share
Every city has its own culture, and no matter where you go you’ll always get to experience something new. Dublin is no exception. If you want to have a truly Irish experience and learn all about the city that shaped some of the greatest minds in history, you’re in the right place.
There’s plenty to see and do here in the Irish capital – stuff that will give you a true taste of Irish living. It might not be what you’re used to, but Dublin definitely offers a unique student experience.Share
Cork’s world-class college has some of the best facilities available to students. But with a student population of more than 25,000, it can be a bit tricky getting a seat in the library when it comes time to hit the books – not to mention that sitting in the same building day in, day out can get a little bit boring. It can be difficult concentrating when you’re not comfortable with your surroundings, so when you feel the procrastination coming on, it’s time to mix it up and find a new study spot.
Fortunately, Cork has plenty of hidden gems where you can connect to the Wi-Fi, spread your textbooks out, and get stuck into a bit of revision.Share