Studenthood

7 ways you can tackle winter homesickness

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As the decorations start to pop up and the songs begin to play, it’s easy to see that Christmas is on its way. But if being away from home at this time of year is a struggle for you, here’s what you can do.

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5 ways to make your Christmas shopping cheaper

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As the big day nears, the last thing you want to be doing is running around the high street like a headless turkey at the last minute. Rebecca Coleman tells us how we can avoid it.

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The 10 types of people you’ll definitely meet at the University of Lincoln

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University is the perfect opportunity to meet all kinds of different people, and that’s one of the best things about it. And although their individual quirks are a good thing, sometimes the same characters pop up, and here’s 10 of them that you’re sure to recognise.

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Six things you need to make your flat more decorative

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Whether you simply want to make your uni pad more homely or revamp your bare walls entirely (without getting fined in the process!) have no fear – we’ve put together an essential guide that will get you DIY-ing in no time!

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How to prepare yourself for the transition from student to working life

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Do you know what the scariest thing about being at university is? No, it’s not the workload and deadlines! What’s scarier than that is knowing that the end of your student life is approaching very fast…

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The secret to a successful group project

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Group work is pretty high up on the list of things that every student hates along with fines, out of date milk and 9ams. But every degree will require you to do it at some point, so Kit Vickery tells us how we can make it a bit easier!

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Halloween events in Lincoln that will give you the spooks

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Halloween is an exciting time of the year – well, for some! It’s cold outside, but that gives us chance to put up some spooky decorations and enjoy a scary film. Here are some things to keep you busy in Lincoln over the weekend.

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Tote bags are the perfect university accessory

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What was originally an eco-friendly shopping bag is now becoming more and more of a fashion statement.

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The questions you’ll DEFINITELY get asked based on what you study at uni

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At university, there are always a lot of questions surrounding subjects we don’t know anything about, so Lifestyle Editor Becky Lancashire went out to get answers from people who’ve been there.

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How to survive university from someone who has (so far)

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Freshers’ week is both the most exciting and nerve-wracking time of any student’s life. A new city, new friends and a new course can all sound pretty daunting at first, so here are The Linc’s steps to help you.

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