Aside from the extra cash, there are lots of other great advantages to working part-time; but like most things, there are also some disadvantages. If you’re thinking of getting a part-time job, it’s worth taking a peek at the pros and cons we’ve collated.
Category archive: Staying on track
For some, moving to University may be your first experience with independently managing your finances while being away from home. We’ve got some tips and advice to help you stay on track, and in the black.
You may or may not be aware that next week, on campus, we host The Autumn Graduate and Placement Fair – the University’s flagship careers event and the biggest university careers fair in the UK, attracting over 6000 students and 200 organisations.
Exams come around twice a year, and they can be the most stressful time in the academic calendar for some students.
If you’re at the end of your first year or starting second year, you may have heard the word ‘placement’ bandied around campus. At Loughborough, we’re proud to be able to offer the option of a placement year on every undergraduate course; but a placement year isn’t for everyone.
I’m Linnéa a third-year textiles student currently studying in Joshibi University in Tokyo, Japan.
Now you’ve settled into student life here at Loughborough, your mind has probably already turned towards finding accommodation for next year. To help you in your task, the experts in Student Advice and Support Service are here to bust some rogue myths and set you on the right track.
It takes time to settle into university and a new lifestyle. But in a small number of cases, some students get to university and, after a few weeks, realise that the course they applied for is not for them; and this is OK!
During your first year, you’ll have a number of opportunities to meet with your personal tutor on a one-to-one basis. At first, these meetings might seem a little awkward, or you may feel like you have nothing to say. It’s not often that students get the chance to speak to the academic staff in their […]
At Loughborough Sport we are passionate about ensuring that every student can find a sporting opportunity which suits them. So whether you want to play, coach or volunteer, we have the programme for you!