[FROM THE PAPER] 5 Apps to help you survive Freshers!

Ashleigh Clarke

So, one of the main things about being a Fresher is that there’s so much to do and see, but; you don’t know where to begin. To give you a little push in the right direction, I’ve listed the top 5 Apps every Fresher needs in order to survive University! There’s a lot more out there but these are the best in order to help you get settled in within those first few weeks.

A few of these Apps will also help you meet new people, especially if you’re moving into shared accommodation. With that said, let’s get started!


This is great for people moving into a flat together. With this App you can claim and assign each other household chores and notify your flatmates once they’re done! This App also allows you to set up rewards for completing tasks which makes the housework a little more fun. It also helps to break the tension.


This is another App for housemates as you can keep up to date with each other’s expenses and it’s easy to split any bills you might have. You’ll know who has paid for what so there’s no awkward conversations about money in the long run!

ATM Hunter

If you’re new to the city and you’re partial towards a night out or 4, then this is the App for you. If you’ve run out of money, you’re a student – this is normal! ATM Hunter will locate the nearest cash point so you can keep filling up on those drinks and kebabs!

On Trees

This App is especially great if you want to save on your spending and keep track of where your money is going. Okay so it’s not the most fabulous App telling you the fastest way to get drunk, but it’s handy for students who love to spend. From clothes, rent and food; you have it all with the touch of a button.


If you want to get a head start on things and start preparing for your lessons, Pocket is the App for you. If you’re reading an article on social media or website, but maybe don’t have enough time to read it as thorough as you’d like, this App help you to store it later for future reference and you don’t need Wi-Fi to access it! This is especially great to help you prepare for classes and essays!

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