Student’s Paradise – Discovering the Best Cities to Study in the UK

Posted on July 11, 2024 at 10:51 am by The Insurance Emporium

We’re very lucky here at The Insurance Emporium; our offices are slap bang in the middle of the North Yorkshire countryside, while also being within a short drive of one of the most beautiful cities in the UK, York. It has something for everyone; the Shambles (which is No.6 in Time Out’s 15 Most Beautiful […]

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Stay Calm & Carry On – How to Cope with Anxiety at University

Posted on June 7, 2024 at 3:41 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Going to uni is a great opportunity; lots of new experiences, new people to meet, new places to explore. But there’s a lot of pressure to have ‘the time of your life’. How many times has a relative said to you ‘Oh you’ll have a brilliant time!’ or told you how lucky you are? Often, […]

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Posted on February 20, 2024 at 11:04 am by The Insurance Emporium

Getting into uni is exciting and there’s so much to look forward to; new friends, a new social life, a new town or city to explore and finally getting that longed-for independence. But with that independence comes the reality of having to pay for it all. Lots of students are faced with having to make […]

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Deck The Halls – 5 Tips To Make Going Back To Uni Easier

Posted on December 12, 2023 at 5:26 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Those New Year/January blues can hit us all hard, but it can feel particularly strange for students who are returning to uni after the Christmas break. You’ve spent a couple of weeks eating home-cooked meals, been fussed over by your nan, got used to having your pants ironed again and the dog has finally forgiven […]

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How To Get The Most Out Of Open Uni Days (Including the Freebies)

Posted on October 19, 2023 at 2:27 pm by The Insurance Emporium

It’s the time of year when your personal statement is looming and the pressure is on to make some decisions. If you wanted to, you could probably go to a different uni open day every weekend from now until Easter, seeing the same people at each one, each of you looking more and more drained […]

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Degree Of Separation – How To Make Friends At University

Posted on September 5, 2023 at 2:05 pm by The Insurance Emporium

There’s a lot of pressure for uni to be the best time ever, a time when you’ll make friends for life. But it’s not always that straightforward and can be really overwhelming; you’re moving away from your family and home, finding your way around a new town/city, meeting new tutors and having to sort out […]

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Coloured Pens To Pesto – 5 Student Life Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed

Posted on September 5, 2023 at 11:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

You go to uni to learn, right? But it’s not all about your chosen academic subject, some of the biggest lessons you learn when you go to university don’t take place in a lecture theatre, particularly when it comes to adulting. Unfortunately, there is no Big Book of Adulting that you’re handed when you hit […]

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Keeping Your Student Accommodation Secure Over the Holidays

Posted on August 21, 2023 at 11:06 am by The Insurance Emporium

When term time is over, many students look forward to heading home to see their family and friends over the holidays. For whatever period of time you’re going to be away, it’s important to take the necessary steps to keep your home away from home secure whilst you enjoy taking a break from the pressures […]

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How to Stop Procrastination At University – Our Top Tips

Posted on May 4, 2023 at 6:25 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Are you always putting things off? Do you sit down at your laptop, fully intending to start that essay, only to write the title before immediately losing an hour on TikTok? Do you suddenly get the urge to clean the fridge just as that assignment deadline is looming? Congratulations, if your room is never as […]

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Student Cost of Living Crisis Survey – The Results

Posted on December 19, 2022 at 5:03 pm by The Insurance Emporium

It’s a bit of a cliché that students struggle financially while at university, the image of the poor student living off noodles is one we’re all familiar with, but with the Cost of Living crisis all over the news at the moment, just as students are embarking on, or returning to, their time at university, […]

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