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From things to do and places to be, to what’s going down in your community, the Canvas blog helps you make the most of your time with us.

Nailing your UCAS application: The Canvas Student guide

Want to apply to uni for 2023/24 but still trying to figure out the UCAS application process? Don't worry, there's still time to get your application sorted and we've got you covered! This year's UCAS application deadline is Wednesday 25th January, so be sure to start working on it as soon as possible to relieve some of the pressure for yourself. Check out our step-by-step guide to help you nail your uni application via UCAS.

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Celebrating Christmas on a student budget

It's officially the most wonderful time of the year! December is the month to fill your free time sipping hot drinks, watching festive shows and pantos, revisiting your fave Christmas films, gliding around ice rinks and having a proper knees-up at all the parties. However we know the holidays can be heavy, especially for our wallets on a student budget... So we're celebrating 10 Days of Canvas Christmas Crafts to help save money and be more sustainable this Christmas.

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Making the most of uni fairs

Deciding to go to uni is a major, life-changing decision. When deciding to spend the next few years of your life studying and living in Coventry, you'll want to know a bit more about Coventry University or University of Warwick, the course and student accommodation that you’re about to invest your hard-earned money and time in. This is where student fairs and open days come in - here's just a few of the reasons why they're so beneficial.

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Living your best student life on a budget

It's important to know how to manage your money as a student, otherwise it might not last you through term time (and don't forget the holidays in between). But you also don't want to spend your whole time cooped up in your student accommodation to avoid spending anything. We've pulled together the ultimate guide to living your best student life on a budget, including handy budgeting tips and recommendations for cheap days and nights out.

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Top 10 tips for making friends at uni

A huge part of uni living is meeting people from all walks of life and making new friends. But the experience of making friends isn't the same for everyone and it doesn't always happen overnight. Whether you recently moved to a new uni city or you're looking to expand your group of friends, we know this may come with worries about putting yourself out there or finding your kind of people... but we promise it's easier than you think.

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