Your parents may take pride in the fact they had to go to the library every time they needed something but luckily for us, we have everything a student needs at the touch of a button. Check out our recommendations of the websites every student should use.
Have you reached the end of your essay and are faced with the mammoth, and horrible, task of referencing? Cite This For Me can help. Whatever referencing style you need, they have it! And they also offer a chrome add on so you can reference straight from the source with no worries. This is an essential website for any student to make citing sources a breeze.
2. Student Discount Websites
When loan day seems so far away, websites offering student discounts are life savers. Unifresher have some of the best, or you can try websites like UniDAYS, and Totum, can save you from dipping into your overdraft. They offer discounts from your fave shops such as ASOS, Boohoo, Gymshark, Nike and many more.
The Student Food Project is on a mission to revolutionise the student cooking repertoire from toast and pesto pasta to delicious, easy and healthy meals. There’s something for everyone on their website including vegan, gluten-free and super healthy recipes. If lockdown has given you the urge to polish your culinary skills, you can get their free lockdown cooking e-book from: https://www.thestudentfoodproject.com/books
Like CiteThisForMe, Grammarly is a free essay writing tool which will spell check your writing for free. This can be a lifesaver when it comes to deadlines and pesky typos.
SH:24 is a free service that provides sexual health screening, emergency contraception, treatment for STIs and clinical advice. A non-profit run in partnership with the NHS, this service is great to keep yourself and others safe. Their blog is also a great resource for info on sexual health 24 hours a day.
Everyone knows about LinkedIn but have you ever heard of Milkround? Milkround is a great website for graduates where professionals share their advice on career options, interviews and applications whilst advertising grad jobs and internships. Other useful websites for job seekers include: RateMyPlacement, LiveCareer and Prospects.
KeepMeOut will give you a warning when you try to go on those websites that stop you writing your essays or revising. It’s great for procrastinators that find it hard to resist the call of Facebook, Instagram or YouTube, if that sounds like you, use KeepMeOut to get that essay done.
There’s many options when it comes to deciding on your accommodation. Check out UniHomes or Accommodation for Students for various listings in your area, or if you prefer a private halls check out Unite or Student Roost, amongst many others. For reviews and advice check out Accommodation for Students or The Student Room.
University can be trying for your mental health, global pandemic or not, so it’s important to keep track of your mental health. Mind is a great charity which offers free tips and support to anyone who needs it.
Notion is an all in one workspace that’s free for all students. Charity shop that diary that’s been sat on your desk collecting dust and start using Notion to organise your life. With free templates you can create reading lists, habit trackers, meal planners or whatever you need to keep track of your life when it all seems a bit much.
So, next time you’re stuck go to one of these websites and you’ll find anything and everything you need.