The Best Apps to Protect Your Mental Health at University

University can seem daunting, especially if you’re moving away from home for the first time! During these uncertain times, it’s important to put your mental health and wellbeing first. If you’re a student, struggling to cope with the pressures of life at university, your smartphone could help keep you on track! Here are our pick […]


Excited for University? What are you taking with you?

Like thousands of university students across the UK, you may be starting to think about your next academic year as we emerge from the long haul of lockdown.  Perhaps you are feeling a bit nervous, or you may be super excited to start your next phase.  Either way, students up and down the country will […]


How to Write a Great Dissertation: The Struggle is Real

The concept of writing a dissertation while at university can bring on mixed emotions in anyone! On the one hand, it gives you the opportunity to really dig deep into a subject you’re passionate about. On the other, it can feel like a long, hard slog (full of doubts) to get to the finish line. […]


How to get a Part-Time Job at University

Most students have been there at least once. You’re approaching the end of the semester. The student loan’s being spread thinner and thinner, your overdraft is stretched to breaking point. And you’ve still got bills, books and nights out to pay for! At The Insurance Emporium, we know that life at university isn’t cheap. Whether […]


Voting in the General Election: Information for Students

No doubt you’ve heard about it already, but there’s a general election coming on December the 12th! Working out how best to vote can be tricky enough, but when you’re living away from home as a student it can be extra tough. That’s why we’re helping you get clued up with our essential information all […]


LOOKING FOR A STUDENT HOUSE? HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT PAD!

It’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement when looking for your next student house! Choosing your first new home with your friends can help you to begin to feel truly independent, but you’ll need to be a bit savvy on your hunt for the perfect pad. If you’re wondering where to begin, […]


WHAT KIND OF STUDENT ARE YOU? (POLL)

Your first year at university is the start of a magical adventure that you’ll remember for the rest of your life! You’ll find out a lot about your course-mates in your first year, and yourself too. We’ve put together our list of 5 students we think you’re sure to run into during uni life. See […]


5 TYPES OF UNI HOUSEMATES YOU’LL MEET

Going to university is a real adventure, and the beginning of an exciting chapter of your life! You’ll be introduced to a whole new cast of characters from all walks of life. Here are just a few of the people you’re bound to run into in your first year! The House Parent Usually a more […]


TOP TIPS FOR SETTLING INTO LIFE AT UNI

Moving to university is an exciting adventure, but it can also be a daunting one! Living away from home and enjoying new found independence can be fun, but it’s not always easy to get right straight away. If you’re wondering how to go about fitting into your new environment, we’ve got some top tips for […]


PACKING FOR UNI – 9 THINGS YOU DON’T NEED TO TAKE!

If you’re getting ready for your first year of university, you’ll understandably be excited to decide what to take with you! Sometimes however, less can be more, and it’s best to try to only pack the things you’ll actually use. Although it might be good not to go fully minimalist while living in uni halls, […]