When you were at sixth form or college it was normal to work right? So, why not do that alongside your studies at University.
You probably actually have more spare time now than you’ve ever had so why not make the most of it? There are so many benefits to working whilst at Universities.
Okay, so it might not work for everyone but working can improve your job prospects after you finish after University and it helps you develop into a more well-rounded individual.
You learn the value of money
You learn the value of money and no the worth of something when you’re paying for it yourself. Once you start making your own money, you’ll be much more careful in spending it, not only how much, but also what you spend it on. It’s much better to work on budgeting skills now, whilst still in the safe university environment, than when you’re out working in the real world. This is a good way to start learning to be independent as well.
You meet new people
Meeting people outside of the University bubble is so important, especially if you plan to stay in your University city after you finish your studies. This will help you get used to meeting other people who may not be like you and help you settle into post-uni work life.
You learn how to be organised
Being busy actually makes you more proactive as you have to be organised with your time. Procrastination is much less likely when you’re employed, as you simply don’t have time. Although you will be working it’s a great break from your actual uni work which will be good for you.
You appreciate uni more
Most people will move on from their part-time jobs when they graduate but this is what makes going back to studying after work much easier. Everyone has to start somewhere and working an often repetitive, manual labour job will make you appreciate your future career even more and push yourself to work harder to achieve it.
You have real work experience
It might not be the best paid job ever but imagine walking into your first graduation job and you’ve never experienced a real work place before. It will be a different environment but part time work gives you the experience of working with different people and gaining work ethic. Attributes such as learning new practical skills fast, working under pressure in a busy environment, self-motivation and teamwork will stand out on your CV.
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I loved it there !
Brickworks is a great home for whoever comes to live in Dublin for a while.
The friendliness of the staff along with the welcoming environment make for a great place to live. When I first entered the room, it felt like a hotel room : comfortable, modern and very liveable.
The neighborhood is as calm as it gets and you get to the most animated streets in 15mn.
The sunset view on the rooftop is the cherry on the cake.
Millstone is a brilliant place to live, Ive just book for my 3rd year. The staff are kind and caring. I have love living at Millstone as it has given me independence and a bigger family.
I had an excellent experience living in Brickworks during the last year in Dublin! All the staff members were always very friendly and did everything they could to make people feel welcome and we had a very good atmosphere among the residents. The flats themselves were comfortable and provided excellent living and working space, and the proximity to the city centre means you can experience the Dublin atmosphere. I have met many people and friends that I will take with me for life. If I were to live in Dublin, I would not hesitate to live in Brickworks again, it really was a great place to live!
I have been living in Brickworks about 7 months. Brickworks is a great place to live in. The location is really convenient (close to city center, good public transportation, near the supermarket and so on...). The buildings are pretty new (well maintained and very clean) it also offers study rooms, cinema room, gym, roof top party room and terrace. There are a lot of common areas for entertainment (PlayStation, Pool, table tennis...). Additionally, free coffee and tea services are amazing!
Brickworks team all of them are AWESOME. They are always up for helping... I highly recommend the Brickworks for people who need a place to call home... Thanks for everything.
Searched for loads of student accommodation before I found this gem amongst the rest. Really nice sizeable apartments in a great student busy location. Would highly recommend Mezzino.
Living at The Junxion has been a very homely experience for me, as from moving in on my first year of university I was a little nervous about living on my own so far away from my home in Liverpool; but that all change once I moved into my new room, as the buildings interior design gives off such a relaxing vibe that will allow you to study in peace. Although the staff in the building where so very comforting to speak to and will offer guidance on pretty much anything, as they are always there to help. Other than that I would highly recommend The Junxion to anyone as I am currently a second year living with my friend at The Junxion and I couldn’t feel more at home.