The 5 Essential Apps You Need in Your Life

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by

Becoming a student in a new city can be a daunting thing. Not only do you need to get to grips with the area pretty quickly, but tackling this whilst also keeping up to date with all the unpredictable and exciting aspects of student life, is a pretty big mission. Luckily for you, there are some amazing apps out there that can guide you through your new life pretty effortlessly, once you’ve downloaded these gems, you won’t know how you even managed to cope before!

UBER

Taking the taxi world by storm, Uber matches customers with nearby drivers ensuring you are never more than a few minutes away from your next ride. This app is incredibly easy to use, cheaper than other taxi companies and now available in most UK cities, it’s a must have!

Uber on iPhone
UBER

Sleep Cycle

Tired of feeling tired? It’s much harder to face tomorrow’s lectures when you haven’t had a great night’s sleep – this is where you need Sleep Cycle in your life. This nifty app measures your slumber patterns throughout the night, waking you up in the morning during your lightest sleep – it’s an alarm clock your body will love.

Sleep Cycle App
Sleep Cycle

Foursquare

Let Foursquare take care of all your city-living needs. This app is jam packed with useful recommendations from locals, and with additional features such as creating lists of places you want to visit and storing a history of places you have – you will get to know your city in no time. It will be your go-to guide to find everything you could possibly want – and all right in your pocket.

Foursquare App on iPhone
Foursquare

Refme

Refme – or ‘Referencing Made Easy’ is exactly that. As a University student referencing is unfortunately a lengthy and boring process that is bound to take up a large part of your life. Refme automates the citation process within seconds, saving you precious time in the run up to deadlines.

RefMe App on iPhone
Refme

The Student Cook

This app is sure to save even the most culinarily challenged. Filled with tons of recipes and helpful tips and tricks, you’ll rapidly improve your skills and be hosting dinner parties in no time. Even though this comes at an additional cost, it’s still a much cheaper and easier way to brush up your skills in the kitchen.

The Student Cook App
The Student Cook