Monday December 4, 2017
Our Ultimate Bucket List for Students: 100 things to do before you leave university
In November, we ran a social media campaign publishing our Ultimate Bucket List for Students. Here are the first 25/100 things to do from our list!
1. Make a difference & volunteer for a charity. @Independent give 7 reasons why: http://bit.ly/7reasonstovolunt
2. Learn how to make a béchamel sauce. @AllrecipesUK have a fab recipe & video: http://bit.ly/bsaucerecipe
3. Learn how to reference BEFORE writing your 1st paper. @imperialcollege have a great guide: http://bit.ly/ICLreferencing
4. Organise a DIY karaoke night! All you need is @YouTube, drinks, some mates & a sparkling glitter ball.
5. Write a CV & update it regularly. Check out this helpful CV guide from @SaveTheStudent: http://bit.ly/writeagreatCV
6. Try a new sport. Here are 10 unusual sports to inspire you! http://bit.ly/tenunusualsports
7. Become a Student Affiliate. It’s good experience & you earn ££s! Check this out: @thegrbteam http://bit.ly/GRBaffiliates
8. Buy a uni hoodie & wear it with pride. Or create your own with @HoodieTee http://bit.ly/unihoodies
9. Get a mentor. Mentoring can be invaluable for students, argues @HuffPostUK http://bit.ly/mentoringforstudents
10. Join a random society. Here are 11 of the quirkiest student societies from @studenthutuk http://bit.ly/quirkysocieties
11. Write for a student magazine/newspaper. @Student_Wire are looking for talent: http://bit.ly/becomeastudentwriter
12. Invent your own fishbowl cocktail. Get your inspiration here: http://bit.ly/fishbowlcocktails
13. Go to a Careers Fair! Follow the advice from @targetjobsUK to make the most of your fair: http://bit.ly/gradjobfairs
14. Hang out with the international students. Talk to them, embrace difference & make friends for life.
15. Create a @YouTube channel & become a vlogging star! Watch 5 of the best #unilife vloggers here: http://bit.ly/topfiveunilifevloggers
16. Participate in a fun run! Here are 10 of the funniest fun runs in the UK: http://bit.ly/toptenfunruns @StylistMagazine
17. Learn to budget. @ucas_online & @YourMoneyAdvice have these top tips: http://bit.ly/learntobudget
18. Make the most of your student discount days with @studentbeans. https://www.studentbeans.com
19. Go to your closest beach & have a BBQ. @GreatBritBBQ offer these tips for budget BBQing: http://bit.ly/BBQonabudge
20. Apply for an internship NOW! Here’s a list of application deadlines for 2018: http://bit.ly/deadlinesforinterns
21. Binge watch your favourite @NetflixUK series. It’s the best £5.99/mth you’ll ever spend as a student.
22. Meet a Careers Adviser. Make the most of the meeting with these tips from @AberUni http://bit.ly/meetingcareersadvisers
23. Host a themed house party. Here’s 101 party themes to choose from: http://bit.ly/101partythemes
24. Start a business whilst at uni. @SaveTheStudent have 50 startup ideas for you! http://bit.ly/50studentstartupideas
25. Perform at an Open Mic night. Make the most of it with these top tips from @tutsplus http://bit.ly/openmicnightprep