Life as a student comes with a whole host of new experiences and challenges. From locating the best accommodation to finding the best discounts, there’s a lot to get your head around; therefore, it’s important to be aware of the best online resources that can offer information, help and advice.
To save you time here’s our list:
The pinterest for recipes, Cooklet allows you to upload and browse recipes. Great for students as the pictures alone are bound to entice you into learning new recipes.
Full of easy, cheap and healthy recipes for all occasions, this website is ideal for cooking novices.
By taking sleep cycles into account sleepyti.me will tell you the best time to go to bed according to the time you need to wake up. Ideal for when you need to get a good night’s sleep before an exam!
Students are well-known for their procrastination skills, so are always in need for ways to be more productive. Lifehacker has plenty of useful tips to help you lead a more efficient and productive lifestyle.
Spending too much time on Facebook when you should be revising? KeepMeOut will help you stay away from social media by preventing access to websites of your choice.
Stressing out? Need a break from your essay? Or maybe you just want to take procrastination to the next level... Try slapping a man with an eel over and over.
If you study an essay based subject, referencing will become the bane of your life. Citethisforme will generate references in whatever style you need.
Providing expert careers advice for School Leavers and students alike, Milkround has information on career options and job applications as well as advertising student internships and graduate jobs.
RateMyPlacement is one of the best places to look for undergraduate placements and internships. On top of this they provide excellent careers advice and information about the different industries you could find yourself working in.
Job interviews can be a scary prospect, so it’s important to put yourself in the best positon possible. Job interview questions provides lots of useful information to help you prepare with example interview questions and interview tips.
If you’re unsure what you would like to do when you graduate, you may find this website useful. Prospects can provide you with job insights (such as where your degree could lead) and information on writing CVs and Cover Letters. Plus, you can search for graduate jobs & postgraduate courses.
Use Web MD’s symptom checker to find out if you do indeed just have fresher’s flu, or something a little more serious. However, always be cautious when self-diagnosing and see your doctor for a second opinion.
Provides information on symptoms, conditions, medicines and treatments. You can also use the site to find services near you such as GP’s, sexual health centres and mental health services.
This website provides free Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea testing kits for UK citizens aged 16-24. Better to be safe than sorry!
Find student accommodation in your local area. Whether you’re looking for rooms on campus or in a private house you can search for it here. Student pad also provide information on other issues relating to student housing including advice on financial issues, and guides for first year students.
On this site you’ll find thousands of student reviews for houses, halls, flats and studios. Helping you avoid suspect housing, the website will direct you to a place based on good reviews.
Another website enabling you to search for student accommodation. A helpful feature of this site is that you can look for spare rooms within existing house shares – ideal if all your friends are going on a year abroad!
18. Student specific websites:
All of the following websites have great discounts and freebies exclusively for students!
Whether you’re looking for a new car or bedside table, search through the items on Gumtree to bag yourself a bargain! Also, if you have something you no longer need, placing an ad is a great way to make a bit of extra cash.
On Freecycle you can giveaway and get stuff for free! If you’re looking for anything in particular its worth checking your local Freecycle group before looking elsewhere.
Groupon lets you browse deals and coupons for restaurants, travel, beauty & more. Perfect for birthdays or house outings!
22. Student Hut
Finally, for a website covering all aspects of student life take a look at Student Hut. It's the only website where you can find University reviews, student offers, jobs and guides in one place!
We can help you:
- Find a university course with our course finder
- Choose the best university modules based on module reviews
- Access exclusive student discounts & student deals
- Browse jobs for students including grad jobs, student summer jobs & part time student jobs
- Read handy articles & guides