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Why you need to live in Belfast
15 Jul Social

Did you know that 27.7% (17,440) of our young people leave Northern Ireland to study at universities in England, Scotland and Wales last year? In one university in Liverpool alone (Liverpool John Moores University), there are almost 2000 students there from NI. People move away for a variety of reasons, some may want to move […]

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Is your degree worth it?
30 May Academic

University tuition fees in England should be cut to £7,500 per year, a government commissioned review has recommended. The review also says student loan repayments should last for 40 years rather than the current limit of 30 years. Tuition fees in England were trebled in 2012, and according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, students […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week
13 May Social

Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness week in the UK. The purpose of the initiative is to raise awareness of the importance of looking after your mental health alongside your physical health, and highlight the value of listening to a friend in need and the positive role it can play in our mental […]

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Should I stay or should I go?
08 May Case Study

As graduation approaches and distant relatives incessantly ask us “well, what’s the plan then?” It’s easy to feel confused by the myriad of options on the path of our newly bought graduation shoes. While career direction, company size, grad scheme or not are all relevant questions to ask, I started with this one; should I […]

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Does failing make you a failure?
11 Apr Career Advice

Failure – something that happens to us all at some stage. For many people, the word failure is an uncomfortable one, a word with negative connotations that conjures an image of someone who maybe didn’t work hard enough. But failure occurs everyday, in schools, in work and in family life. It is unavoidable. We can […]

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Millennials are killing industries – or are they?
03 Apr Future

Millennials get a tough time in the press. When we aren’t being called snowflake cry babies by Piers Morgan, we are busy trying to get the perfect selfie or eating an avocado. Or so the media would have you believe! A piece of research from the US lists various industries millennials are killing, including: • […]

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How to #AddressYourStress
01 Apr Social

It is now April and with dissertation deadlines and exams fast approaching, stress levels are going to be sky high! 1st April marks the start of #StressAwarenessMonth, which aims to increase public awareness about common causes and cures for stress. Radar has put together a guide identifying common causes of stress as well as tips […]

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