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Articles on all things living in London for students and expats (on a budget!), PhD life, plant-based food on a budget, and money diaries.

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The Ultimate Guide: Top 5 BEST Places to Live in London for Students + Grads Today

Got a university offer in London? Congratulations! London is a FANTASTIC place to study! Now that you’ve got an offer, you’ll need somewhere to live. Or maybe you’ve just finished uni and are moving to London for the first time. Read on for my complete guide for the best places to live in London for …

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The BEST 7 Ways to Save Money Living in London + How to Save Money on London Transport

I get it. London is EXPENSIVE. But it doesn’t have to be! I’ve been successfully living on just my PhD stipend (which, I’ll tell you, isn’t much) for a year since I was laid off from my part-time job. Here are the best 7 ways to save money living in London (including ways to save …

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The Best Headphones for Studying: Sony WH-1000XM3 Pros and Cons

Thinking of buying the Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones, but not totally sure yet? I’ve got you covered. I totally understand they are an investment (especially for students!) which is why I’ve compiled this list of the Sony WH-1000XM3 pros and cons to help you decide. Affiliate disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll …

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Ideas for Self Care for Students + Tips for Self Care You NEED to Try Now

People on the internet are always going on about how important self care is, but how do you actually practice self care? This article contains ideas for self care and tips for including more self care in your life. So, if you’re a student or young professional who needs more self care in your life, …

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Insider Insight: Doing a PhD in Computer Science Online (Day in the Life)

Are you thinking of doing a PhD but not sure what it’s like at the moment with everything going on in the world? Or, are you a current grad school student looking for some motivation to work from home? In this article, I’ll go through a day in my life as a remote PhD student …

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