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What’s new at MyTutor: updates from HQ

It’s been a head-spinning couple of months, and we’d firstly like to say a big thank you to all of you for keeping up your amazing work and helping to keep students learning throughout this difficult period.  At MyTutor HQ,...

MyTutor Updates

Free Meetings: how we’re making them better

They say the best things in life are free, but we know this hasn’t always been the case for our Free Meetings. In our recent Spring survey, you told us that one of your biggest tutoring frustrations is dealing with...

MyTutor Updates

Why having a tutor at uni is worth it: 3 students’ stories

Having a tutor to get you through your GCSEs or A-Levels is pretty common practice. So...

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Student living costs across the UK

8 months ago

Wherever you study, balancing your budget at university isn’t always easy. Unfortuna...

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How to not go broke by the end of term - easy switches and budgeting advice for students

Managing your money as a student isn’t easy. What can seem like much more money than...

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How to choose your student bank account

9 months ago

If you’ve started uni this year, you’ll probably want to open a student bank accou...

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What can you buy after a month of tutoring?

10 months ago

Paying rent, feeding yourself, studying enough and seeing mates – budgeting isn...

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Feeling homesick at uni

[mtpoll poll_id=1] Even the most stoic and brave among us are bound to feel homesick a...

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Leeds libraries: what are they like?

The Leeds University Library is the collective name for all of the library resources a...

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Vintage shops: the thrifty Aladdin's Caves of Leeds

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s song ‘Thrift Shop’ is just one of the reasons why hu...

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How to choose your University of Leeds accomodation

There are many decisions that must be made when you are planning to go to university w...

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Looking for the best sports university? Check out Leeds

If you’re looking for the best sports universities, you should definitely include Le...

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10 things to do as a Leeds student in the city

Leeds. The capital of England (London who?), attractive students, tremendous live musi...

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Best places to eat in Leeds

If you’re anything like me, food is always a top priority when making any big decisi...

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What is the LGBTQ+ scene like at Leeds University?

If you’re coming to Leeds as an LGBTQ+ student you’ll be lucky to find that there...

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Freshers' Week at Leeds University

As a second year student, I have done Leeds Freshers’ Week twice. Below you will fin...

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Eating healthily on a budget: 5 tips for students

After spending all your student loan on those unnecessary Uber trips, overpriced drink...

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How to budget at uni

For most students, university is the first time that everything needs buying from thei...

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6 ways to make the most out of university while you have the chance

There’s nothing worse than gazing back through the rose-tinted, 20/20 lens of hindsi...

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Living at home for university: should I do it?

It is extremely exciting choosing which university to go to. You may even start to ima...

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Transitioning from school to university

You got into university, hurray! All those tests and early mornings, all those heavy t...

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Managing a good work/life balance at university

3 years ago

We’ve all heard endlessly from teachers, lecturers and parents about how importa...

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