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College advice and guidance for graduates, school leavers and students planning their future careers.


033: The Black Hole
Apr 6 • 43 min
A black hole is a region of spacetime exhibiting such strong gravitational effects that nothing—not even particles and electromagnetic radiation such as light—can escape from inside it. On this episode we explore and compare the various relations between…
032: 3 Years In 3 Months
Mar 19 • 34 min
Listen how the last 3 months have felt like 3 years. *Melancholy warning :) —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unibiscuits/message
031: Why a podcast?
Feb 3 • 45 min
Sooo…., why a podcast? Music: https://hozier.com/ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unibiscuits/message
30 Questions On The 30th Episode.
Jan 18 • 42 min
30 Questions That Might Change Your Life! “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire “We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” – Carl Sagan Thanks to everyone who support us…
029: Ready For The Perfect Researched University Student Lifestyle?
Jan 14 • 61 min
When there are a thousand things on your mind, it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself and the importance of your health. It’s only when you start feeling the symptoms of an illness or you start to feel unwell that you actually get a bit…
028: Dear Graduates, Are You Ready to Take Risks, Prove Your Passion, and Learn Fast?
Jan 8 • 38 min
Many of us spend our childhoods confidently answering the question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” When we respond, we do so unconstrained and driven by passion. We typically answer with creative or bold responses. Funny thing is, once we…
027: Should We Really Make New Year’s Resolutions?
Jan 2 • 27 min
It’s great to work towards personal improvement – making a commitment to learning a new skill, sleeping better or keeping your lecture notes up to date can make a positive difference to your mental health and self esteem. On this first episode of the year…
026: Our Special Thank You Notes, 2018
Dec 30, 2018 • 37 min
This a our final episode for the year 2018. It marks the most SPECIAL episode we ever recorded as it’s dedicated to each and everyone of you out there who helped make this much progress. And we do have those really special persons who touched our hearts…
025: Have You Figured Out Your Purpose Yet?
Dec 15, 2018 • 45 min
Just before you end your goals this year, lets have a quick chat about our purpose in life. Music: https://gracevanderwaal.com/ —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unibiscuits/message
024: How important is it to have a professor from your ethnicity group?
Dec 12, 2018 • 29 min
How important is it to have a professor from your ethnicity group, especially if you of the minority group? On this episode we continue to explore the effects and importance of diversity in the university. Music: http://www.twentyonepilots.com/ —- Send in…
023: How Do You Survive The Exam Season?
Dec 6, 2018 • 20 min
Sitting exams is never easy, but there is no escaping them at university. On this episode, we’ve compiled a few positive tips to help you battle any stress and ease yourself through the exam periods. Remember, you’ll be the one sitting the exam so you’ve…
022: What Happens If You Don’t Like Your Uni?
Dec 4, 2018 • 21 min
If your university hasn’t turned out to be what you’d hoped and you’re not enjoying it, the disappointment and subsequent panic can be hard to handle. So what do you do if you don’t like your course/university? Thank you Cass Hebron for the notes. —- Send…
021: Student Happiness: Where can you find it?
Nov 30, 2018 • 24 min
I’m sure I am not alone when I say that it seems as if many of us generally tend to focus most of our energy on what we feel we are lacking in life. On this episode we explore things that most of us should all be blessed enough to be able to say that we…
020: What About Deadlines, Balance & Perfectionism?
Nov 29, 2018 • 19 min
Finding that balance is, the trickiest part of it all. As someone with very high levels of anxiety and perfectionism, I’ve found out that there are a few things that particularly help and these are tips we discuss on this episode, to help you keep your…
019: How Does Learning A New Language Make An Inclusive Campus?
Nov 28, 2018 • 22 min
“umop apisdn” is “upside down” spelt upside down with different letters of the alphabet. On this episode, we explore reasons why you should spare some time to discover the basics – rules, grammar and principles and how they help towards an inclusive…
018: How Do You Study During The Holidays?
Nov 25, 2018 • 16 min
Holidays are meant to be relaxing with the opportunity to spend some quality time with your family, but it can be difficult to unwind properly when you have a lot of revision waiting to be finished. If you decide that you’re going to dedicate some of the…
017: How Can Student Society Help Address Marginalization?
Nov 23, 2018 • 22 min
As members of the student society, we all share in the responsibility of addressing marginalization through advocacy, participation in school political processes that effect student policies, and striving to become more self-aware and more aware of…
016: What are the Challenges to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Campus?
Nov 22, 2018 • 13 min
To succeed, diversity programs need campus-wide support. However, studies show that even those who value equality may unconsciously behave in discriminatory ways. This is called having an unconscious bias. On this episode we examine the most common biases…
015: Why Does Diversity & Inclusion Matter In Campus?
Nov 21, 2018 • 19 min
Diversity has a positive impact on all students. In fact, when students identify their college campus as a nondiscriminatory environment, underrepresented students feel a greater sense of belonging. This episode introduces the Diversity & Inclusion Series…
014: What Are Intermediate, Advanced and Higher Apprenticeships?
Nov 20, 2018 • 16 min
There are four types or levels of apprenticeship available. Each level has different entry requirements, and each apprenticeship vacancy will specify what these are, along with the qualities the employer is looking for. On this episode we find out more…
013: What Are Degree Apprenticeships?
Nov 19, 2018 • 18 min
Degree apprenticeships are a new type of programme offered by some universities. Students can achieve a full bachelor’s or master’s degree as part of their apprenticeship. On this episode we dig deep down on the definition of degree apprenticeships and…
012: What Will You Learn From An Apprenticeship?
Nov 17, 2018 • 11 min
While apprenticeships were traditionally associated with construction and traditional trades, there are now so many more options available for aspiring apprentices across a wide range of industries. Here are 5 things you’ll learn from an apprenticeship…
011: Surprising Things That Happen After High School.
Nov 16, 2018 • 9 min
Results day can come with some pretty big surprises. Whether it’s doing a little better than you thought you would, or not as well as you had hoped: it may seem like your whole life hangs on the result letter, but remember – neither failure nor success is…
010: What Exactly Is An Apprenticeship?
Nov 16, 2018 • 13 min
Should I do an apprenticeship? There are lots of things to consider when it comes to what career you want – but the best advice you can follow is to make sure you do your research about all the options out there. The key thing to take away is that…
009: Simple Wellness Tips For Students.
Nov 14, 2018 • 13 min
/stres/: a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. How often do you feel stressed? In this episode we have outlined 12 simple wellness tips for student. We hope that they are useful enough, to help you to…
008: Keeping In Touch With Friends: How Hard Can It Be?
Nov 13, 2018 • 10 min
Growing up has a magical, yet painful way of exposing your true friendships – those you can rely on to answer the phone after a bad day at work, and those who spot you in town and give an awkward wave. Thank you Maria Clark! —- Send in a voice message:…
007: Yes, It’s Okay Not To Have Your Life Together!
Nov 13, 2018 • 9 min
It can get distracting if you’re too busy thinking about what your peers are achieving. At worst, it can be detrimental to you and your own determination to succeed. We’ve put together some advice to follow when you’re standing a little uncertainly on the…
006: Be Proud Of Your Work And Take Credit Where It’s Due
Nov 12, 2018 • 11 min
The major difference between our dreams and reality: dreams don’t compromise. They can be as seamless and outrageously unrealistic as we desire, whereas reality speaks for itself – although it doesn’t always have to be a world apart from our dreams – we…
005: The Role Of Engineering In Education.
Nov 10, 2018 • 14 min
The engineering sector is vital for the world’s economic progression. In the future, engineers will be responsible for producing cutting-edge technology and building structures that will help the world tackle any renewable energy issues. On this segment…
004: How Do You Actually Pick a Degree Subject?
Nov 8, 2018 • 12 min
It’s all very well to say that everyone’s finding it hard, though, but what can you actually do about it? The truth is, there are quite a few different factors that come into play when you’re trying to decide what course to do – what A-levels you enjoy…
003: How do I know I’ve picked the wrong course?
Nov 7, 2018 • 8 min
Lots of students find themselves on the wrong course and wishing they had picked something different. There’s no shame in admitting you made a bad choice first time around. Have confidence in your decision and if the little voice in your head is telling…
002: Too Much Planning Is The New Procrastination.
Nov 5, 2018 • 14 min
Lecturers constantly remind us to create essay plans and write multiple essay drafts, organise study periods, plan our revision before exams etc, and planning is important but excessive planning is equivalent to procrastination. We explore how, not to get…
001: What music to listen to when you’re trying to get some work done.
Nov 2, 2018 • 17 min
If you’re looking for the right music to provide a stimulating background that doesn’t interfere with your concentration, here are a few suggestions that you might find helpful in your workspace. Music is one of the most powerful mediums there is, and…
Introducing Unibiscuits Podcast
Nov 1, 2018 • 3 min
Welcome to the very first episode of Unibiscuits! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unibiscuits/message