Welcome to the Christian Student Guide! A blog for students, by students, on the ups and downs of being a Christian at university.

Top 10 Podcasts for Students

Here’s our top 10 recommendations. The Liturgists Set up by Michael Gungor (of the music collective Gungor) and Mike McHargue aka ‘Science Mike’, the Liturgists podcast seeks to explore the sacred through art and scientific enquiry. By blending beautiful music,...

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Looking After Yourself

Our physical and mental health are both tied into our overall wellbeing. Here are our top ten tips for looking after yourself at university. Eat right! It’s important to eat healthy, nutritious food. This doesn’t mean you can’t ever gorge...

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A Prayer for Time of Stress

Whether starting or continuing, university can be an incredibly stressful time! Take some take time out of your day to pray.

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Student Culture and Dealing with Peer Pressure

Everyone knows that the stereotypical student lifestyle involves lots of drinking, partying and a heck of a lot of late nights. Prayer and worship hardly seems get a look in. By all means go out and have fun, but try...

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Choosing A Uni With Your Heart

The time is coming when you have to decide what the next step is in this game of life, and you may well be thinking about university. This new blog series, Choosing Your Uni, is here to help! We’ll point...

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Choosing A Uni With Your Head

The time is coming when you’ll have to decide what the next step is in this game called life, and you may well be thinking about going to university. Our new blog series on Choosing Your Uni with your head...

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The Year Abroad: Expectation vs. Reality

“The year abroad is what everyone wants to hear about”, said every lecturer at every open day I went to. Partner universities in distant countries were used as marketing tools, the names of remote locations hung in the air: Argentina....

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Exploring Practical Theology

Practical Theology deals with areas where theology meets the practice of everyday living.  If we act in a certain way, what theology is behind that?  If our theology is distant from those practices how can they be reconnected? 

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You were not planted to fit in.

One of the concerns I had when going to uni was not fitting in. I was a shy person, I dressed a bit different and my lifestyle was just that ‘stay indoors’ sort of person. A lot of you going...

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Building Friendships

Before heading to university, you might have made a devout promise to keep in touch with every single one of your friends; committing to speaking to them every day, updating them on everything uni life throws at you, and visiting...

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Loving The Earth Means Not Only Admiring Its Beauty But Caring For It Too

My granny has a collection of Bible verses, prayers and sayings stuck to the wall right above her fruit bowl, in the kitchen. One that she has herself typed onto an ancient post-it note sticks in my mind: ‘The heavens...

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Loving The Earth Means Being Good Stewards Of Creation

In 1967, Lynne White Jr published an article entitled The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis, in which he argued that the Judeo-Christian view of nature and the natural world had contributed heavily to the environmental crisis. The paper kickstarted...

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