UK Advice

Gymtimidation: Tips On How To Work Out Confidently

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking to unplug and recharge after a long day at work, it turns out the gym may not be ideal sanctuary you were after. According to new...

Gig Etiquette: How Not to Be a F**king A**hole at Live Events

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Gabrielle Leimon

You want to be at the front of the gig? Good. Get to the venue early and queue up like everyone else. Don't wait until the gig has started and then push your way through the crowd to the front - especially if you end up hurting people, knocking them over and splitting up people who want to be able to enjoy the gig together.

Safety and Preparation for Travel in India

Lauren Razavi | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

In just a few weeks, I'll be heading to India for the very first time. I know that I already love the people, the food and the culture, so even with a lot of other things to do in the period before I go, my excitement is already reaching a huge peak.

Dear Matt Is No More

Matt Whyman | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Whyman

In 1996, I was pitching articles to support my young family and buy some time to write my first novel. With no guarantee of a decent income at the end of each month, it was a haphazard and stressful experience.

Five Love Lessons I've Learned From My Ex-Boyfriends

Liz Marie | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

A lot of things can come out of heartbreak. For me, breakups always entailed a lot more free time, the ability to focus solely on myself and a few love lessons. Here are my favourite ones below, all the credit goes to my (unnamed) ex-boyfriends. Thanks gents!

Walk In Her Shoes: How YOU Can Make A Difference On International Women's Day 2014

Chenice Clarke | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chenice Clarke

8 March marks International Women's Day. A day where women, and men, worldwide come together in a bid to work towards equality. To ensure women are given the same opportunities as men, to ensure women earn as much as men, and to ensure laws change as well as attitudes in society.

How To Be Confident (Even When You Don't Feel Like It)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In our final extract from the This Book Will Make You... series, Dr Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar show you how to be confident and on top of your game....

What To Say And Not To Say To Someone Going Through A Crappy Time

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite most of us having family and friends that we love, some of them - even with the best intentions - say some pretty stupid things when trying to...

Dealing with Internet Hate: Ten Tips

Gregor Smith | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gregor Smith

When I wrote last week's blog post, about why antifeminism ought to be viewed in a better light, I expected it to be controversial (although I wrote it because I thought it needed to be said, not because of any desire to 'be controversial'). This led to tweets from people on both sides of the debate... So, whether you're a fellow blogger, a standard Facebook or Twitter user, or even a politician, here are my personal tips for dealing with the anger of the internet.

Five Best And Most Efficient Ways To Revise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Want to go from average to an A? Then head this way... We spoke to James Righetti from Elevate Education, a study skills provider, and he shared hi...

The Ten Songs That Changed My Life

Caroline Feraday | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Feraday

There is music which crosses your path, and totally changes the direction you take. Maybe it was playing at the moment you took a certain fork in the road, like a soundtrack to your life, or maybe they were the motivation for the decision. I have ten such songs.

How To Remain Calm When You're Stressed, Anxious Or Worried

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the second extract from the This Book Will Make You... series as part of our Say No To January campaign, Dr Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar show you h...

An A-Level Student Aspiring To Become a Lawyer? Some Hints and Tips

Christian Weaver | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Christian Weaver

College years are often some of the most memorable, and quite rightly so, as you learn more about others but also yourself. Enjoy your college years to the maximum, but at the same time, be sure to keep your eyes on the prize!

How To Budget This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Money's pretty stretched at the best of times, but particularly so when it comes to Christmas. That's why we've teamed up with the NUS to guide you th...

Careers Advice - Not Fit for Purpose?

Bansi Kara | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Bansi Kara

It's not the paper work that is the problem. The biggest issue that my students have faced is a total lack of awareness of the range of courses and careers that are available to them should they wish to apply to university and I do not blame the students at all; I was exactly the same.

What They Don't Tell You About Being a Straight-A Student

Julian Tan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Julian Tan

So if you're in school or at university, don't pursue academic pinnacles for what they are, but rather pursue what they are a product of. You can always learn what is in a textbook tomorrow, but to learn to be hardworking, disciplined, resourceful and persistent requires a longer time and it might be too late to learn these things if you do not learn them as a student. Because there is little use for a straight-A student if all he has are his As.

Keeping Pets and Wild Animals Safe on Fireworks Night

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Let's face it our pets could probably do without the next few days; their annual scarefest of fireworks of all shapes and sizes, colours and noises, exploding all around them... Luckily our knowledge of animal behaviour is vastly improved nowadays with many safe options and products available helping safeguard all pets; and helping them cope with what can be a very noisy and distressing period.

Are You There Louise? It's Me, Louise

Louise Hulland | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Hulland

I love writing (though granted, not as much as I love talking) and I've just been reminded of my life-long interest in putting pen to paper*(*false nails to keyboard) when I recently re-discovered, and re-read, those most cringe-worthy of tomes - my teenage diaries.

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Accuse Your Partner of Cheating

Suzi Godson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Sometimes there is another, legitimate, explanation for a person losing ten pounds, working late and losing interest in sex. I just don't know it.

How To Boil (And Scramble) An Egg

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

After the news that a whopping 78% of you didn't know how to boil an egg, we thought it was time to take action and do a step by step guide for you. ...

10 Classic Student Housemate Arguments

StudentBeans.com | Hannah Jane Parkinson | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

After you’ve finished not doing the washing up, could you come in late again and leave the back door open? Cheers. Living in a student house can ...

Is Advertising Only for the Young?

Zoe Osmond | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK
Zoe Osmond

As the government removes the default retirement age and the size of the UK population over the age of 50 increases yearly with national healthcare generally improving, one would imagine that careers for older people should continue to flourish. However it appears that in many industries, the opposite is true.

Why You Need To Get More Than Just A Degree Out Of University

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

As going to university becomes increasingly more common, employers are looking for their graduate recruits to have more than just a degree. So with...

Q: Which Advertising Channel, Facebook or TV? A: Friend Request Pending...

Jack R. Miles | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Tech
Jack R. Miles

At the end of 2012, TV was responsible for 63% of global advertising spend. However, Facebook's advertising revenues have increased 678% since 2009 - showing it clearly has traction with advertisers, with reports suggesting the budget for Facebook advertising is being taken from TV budgets.

Freshers' Week Survival Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Hindsight, friends, is a wonderful thing. Alas, as seeing into the future is practically* impossible, we asked some of the students who took on freshe...