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Fresher checklist 2019

The grades are in, your university place has been secured after a few nail-biting months of anticipation, and you're ready to fly the nest. Heading off to University is an exciting yet daunting time of our young adult lives, on one hand the transition is full of change and nerve-wracking experiences as you meet new people and familiarise yourself you're your surroundings, and on the other it's the start of one of life's most thrilling journey's. If you've been used to your parents making life easy for you, then you'll soon need to learn how to take care of yourself and understand the many dials on a washing machine.

If your big move from family home to freshers' digs is on the horizon, then you might be wondering what items you'll need to pack for the start of your new life. Don't worry, everyone else will be in the same boat and asking the same questions as you.  This list of essentials is sure to help you with the first step...

All of the essential bedding

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Things You Need To Consider As A Foreign Student

It's not easy being a student, never mind an international student - with procedures completely different to what you're used to, it can be confusing to get your head straight. We've put together some tips which are sure to help your studying a little smoother.

First Things First - What Course Are You Taking?

It may sound simple, but you need to make sure you know what degree you're studying. It's important to do something you are passionate about, as there will be lots of help and support if you are academically weaker, but not much to help if you hate the subject. You also need to consider the type of degree you're studying - whether you're going to college in person and staying on campus, or whether an online masters program in Boston, MA is more your thing. If you're focusing on a particular profession, we recommend seeing if there are any educational requirements.

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The Labour Market in London

So much has been said about London! It is not only the capital of a thriving and historical country, but also serves as a vibrant, influential, stable, groundbreaking city, with an advantageous location on the world map. That's why it is home to trade, commerce, and the banking system. London is a desirable place to work and live for many people. But what about employment? Is it worth to make the move to London for the sake of your career?

Some statistics on its economy and employment

Some economists claim that despite Brexit, London's local economy keeps growing. The level of employment has gone up across the country, and London is no exception, with 950.000 new positions being created. 

Wages in London are rather high and they tend to rise. According to statistics in 2019 salaries are 4% higher than in 2018 and they are predicted to grow even higher. Wages in London are between £762 (minimum) to £24,938 (maximum) per month.

The most popular professions are in the fields of: accounting, software specialists and marketing managers.

According to The Telegraph jobs section, the best weekly average salaries in London are:

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4 Ways to Earn Extra Income

While seeking our financial freedom, one of the key steps to take is to establish multiple sources of income apart from your salary. This is because, as an employee, you can be laid off at any time. As such, you will need something to fall back on. 

Also, it never hurts to have multiple sources of income in order to invest, pursue various hobbies, and save up for emergencies. The first step in that direction is to set up multiple sources of income, which in itself is not a difficult task. Here are some ways to earn some extra income: 

Coding 

As the world becomes more digital, coding and technical development have become an even more in-demand and valuable skill. If you are looking for an extra source of income, you should learn to code by using a resource like e-careers. 

Conduct some research and determine the most common and in-demand programming languages and skills related to the tech industry. After you have acquired the skills, begin marketing yourself on job boards and taking on extra work to make some more income. 

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6 Android Apps Every Uni Student Should Install And Use

There are so many pros when it comes to being a student in the digital age, from having an abundance of apps and of course the internet to assist you with studying, rather than having to sieve through books at the library. The downside - it's so much easier to get distracted by using social media. Instead of letting your exams and deadlines creep up on you, get organisedby downloading some useful life-hacking apps. 

1. Trip It

If you're a savvy travelleror if you're trying to be then Trip Itwill be a revolutionary app for you. It generates your itinerary once you forward the confirmation emails from your travel bookings. The best part is, you can access your itinerary offline. So next time you arrive at your hotel or the train station you don't need to frantically try and find a Wi-Fi connection to find your bookings. Whilst travellingyour phone is even more precious so keep it safe with the ultimate case which you can get at a discount using your Skinnydip code for 2019.

2. Simple Mind Pro

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