By now the first semester is over, bringing with it a wealth of free time, time which may be tempting to spend down at the pub or curled up on the sofa watching Netflix. However, there are more rewarding ways to spend your time this winter…
What with deadlines, university lectures, social outing and other obligations it is difficult to find the time and motivation to give your accommodation a thorough clean. So now with the Christmas holidays, consider taking the time to do all the cleaning you have been procrastinating: cleaning the oven door, wiping down the windows and weeding the garden, if you have one. It is always wise to take the time every month or so to handle more heavy-duty jobs before they grow out of hand.
If you don’t feel like wasting your break on cleaning, consider hiring a Gleem cleaner. You can choose to book a regular or a deep clean to get the clean that best suits your needs.
This doesn’t necessarily have to refer to your home. It could mean organising papers in a folder, or files on your computer. Though clearing a desk or tidying the floor is an effective way to refresh the space around you, and can put you in the right frame of mind to be productive.
Universities have a plethora of clubs to cater to a variety of tastes and hobbies, so you are bound to find a club dedicated to something you enjoy, where you can meet many like-minded individuals. Clubs are also a great way to enhance your people skills, which are essential for many workplaces.
Christmas Temp Work
During the holidays, many shops, restaurants and other businesses have a call for temporary staff to help deal with the Christmas crush. Temporary jobs are a great way to gain experience and earn extra money. If you’re looking for a fulfilling position, Gleem is currently hiring Christmas temps.
Learn Something New
You can put your free time to good use by picking up something you have always wanted to learn, be it a new language, an instrument, or try your hand at arts and crafts. You might surprise yourself by finding a new hobby, which could even bring in extra money through sites like Etsy or Society6.