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Last week I was involved in an incident that left me physically injured and extremely shaken up.
Moving away from home for the first time can be a daunting process, especially when you’re faced with living with people you’ve never met before.
Living on a student budget
Get those pennies stretching further with our advice on how to save at university.
Maintaining a healthy diet is important, but can be difficult when under the strains of a strict budget and a job that makes you keep long and unusual hours. We have some tips on how to eat well without breaking the bank …
Many students now have to work during term time to afford the basic necessities, but you need to ensure that you prioritise your studies and don’t undermine all your hard work in the classroom and on your course
New student nurses: How do I cope financially?
There are foolproof ways to collect cash at school through watching your spending on food, textbooks, alcohol and credit cards.
“Housework is not exercise,” reports the Mirror today. It goes on to say that cleaning is “not intense enough” and that those who disagreed “were often fat”.
Your mental health
If getting through your course feels like a struggle to survive, there are people who can help
On Thursday 6 March the President of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), local graduate nurses and union officers will gather at Dr. Steeven’s Hospital in Dublin to appeal for better pay above the current €22,000 (just over £18,000) starting salary (€6.49 an hour) for graduate nurses.