App of the week: Active 10

One You campaign promoting brisk walking The One You campaign aims to highlight the health and wellbeing benefits of doing at least ten continuous minutes of brisk walking every day. A daily brisk ten-minute walk can make you feel better in so many ways. It can boost your energy, clear your head and lift your…

App of the week: Easy Meals

One You: Easy Meals Easy Meals is a free app and a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. You’ll find delicious, easy meal ideas to get you going if you’re ever short of inspiration. One You campaign is conducted by the NHS and aims to help you live more healthily and…

App of the week – Forest

Forest app allows you to maintain focus in a pleasant way. When you open the app, a tree is planted and if you leave the app then tree dies, if you keep the app open and maintain focus than tree grows. It reduces procrastination, distractions and enhances productivity. You can collect different species of trees…

App of the week: Grammarly

Grammarly is aimed at ‘anyone who writes and wants to improve his or her writing ­– students, bloggers, writers, and professionals’. It’s more thorough than your typical checker, scanning for ‘more than 150 common and advanced grammar rules’. It also looks at punctuation and contextual spelling (such as confusion over to, too or two). It…

Did you know? you have access to LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) courses through SHU

Advance your career with LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com). Discover the most in-demand business, tech and creative skills with personalised recommendations and courses taught by industry experts. Whether you want to learn leadership skills, build a mobile app, or how to use software, LinkedIn Learning has something for you. Take marketing classes, get management training, learn…

App of the week: Too Good To Go

‘Too Good To Go’ app gives stores and restaurants a way to sell surplus portions of food at a discount by advertising them for collection later in the day. Users get to eat cheaply as well as saving tasty, nutritious food from being thrown away. This can range from bakeries that need to bake fresh everyday…

app of the week: Signal

Signal is a secure and open source messaging application that replaces that regular SMS app on your phone. Messages to and from other Signal users are sent over the internet and protected by very strong end-to-end encryption. In addition to text and SMS messaging, Signal also supports secure voice (VoIP) and video calls between users.…

app of the week: StudentUniverse Flights

Before you jet off, you need to find and book your dream holiday. While Skyscanner and Momondo always seem to have good deals, it is definitely worth it to check the StudentUniverse Flights App, which offers cheaper rates for students on flights and hotels. We all love a student discount, right? The app’s layout is…

App of the week: goalmap

A goal properly set is halfway reached. — Abraham Lincoln. People who set clear goals in their lives (SMART goals) have twice more chance to reach them. Goalmap is a versatile app that can be used to set goals – whether it’s academic or life goals, habits you want to integrate. Goalmap can be used…