Have you binged on all the boxsets? Maybe you’ve even completed Netflix. This blog will give you a few ideas of ways to feel productive.
If you’re looking to get the cogs whirring again there are loads of skills you can pick up via short online courses. What’s even better is that tons of resources have been made free!
Do you know the gram like the back of your hand, or perhaps you’re an Instagram influencer? Formalise your skills with this 4- week social media marketing course. Usually £49.99, now free! Find out more
Are you the designated picture taker? Hone your skills with these photography lessons featuring 10 interactive sessions. Find out more
From nature & the environment to society and politics, the Open University has loads of short courses for any areas you want to ramp up your knowledge. Find out more
Impress your pals post lock down by learning a new lingo. You can even brush up on your skills for all those future travels plans. Access loads of free language courses. Find out more
It is amazing how much satisfaction you can get from decluttering your wardrobe. In the words of Marie Kondo, “does the item bring you Joy?” If not, bag it up for a charity shop donation once social distancing has cleared. Everyone’s a winner.
You know that “everything” drawer full of miscellaneous items? Or the heavily used microwave that has seen better days? You’ve got the time on your hands to get your clean on. It will bring a serious sense of accomplishment (and a nicer living space).
Have you toyed with the idea of writing a story or taking up painting? Start now and let your creativity run riot! Create some new wall art or have a video discussion with friends over whatever lovely words you’ve got down on paper.
You can get really obscure here, why not try and make a meal out of your food stash. You could even have a competition with your friends to see who can make the most outrageous meal, and it saves you another trip to the supermarket.
Get yourself a list of where you’ll hit up once this has lifted. You can create a raffle style format of your choices and select at random to keep it interesting.
Use this downtime to do your research. Whether you’re planning a post-study travel sesh or want to find out about certain careers, start looking now!
We’re super keen to see what you’re up to during social distancing, don’t forget to tag us @apartostudent on our social channels with your creative ways to stay entertained!
In case you missed it, here is a breakdown of our live HIIT workout. This session was focusing on legs and core, all within 30 minutes. What you will need: Space to workout, if the floor is a bit hard a matt would be helpful Weights, you could improvise and use a tin of beans […]
Social distancing has created challenges for all, and we wanted to share with you some top tips for looking after yourself and others. Be kind The theme of mental health awareness last week was be kind. This is an important mantra to adopt generally! Kind words can really make a huge impact on someone. Some […]
Cooking is a great way to unwind, as well as a fun activity! We asked the aparto staff for recipe tips, here are our top 5 which are easy to make and super tasty… Oatmeal Crunchies A delicious snack and quick to make! Ingredients: 180g Butter 2 cups Porridge Oats 1 cup Coconut Flakes 1 […]
Are you ready for your next career path? With the college end of year fast approaching and exams nearly a distant memory, it is time to start thinking of life after college. We recently held a career workshop in our Dublin residences with Ted Walsh of ‘Enable Me Coaching’. Ted is an expert in his […]
Experience the best student lifestyle at aparto. We offer a variety of events throughout the year, designed to have fun, learn something new or simply meet some great people! What’s coming up? Join the aparto virtual events we have lined up: April Thurs 30th April @ 12:30pm: HIIT & Abs class May Fri 1st May […]
Have you binged on all the boxsets? Maybe you’ve even completed Netflix. This blog will give you a few ideas of ways to feel productive. If you’re looking to get the cogs whirring again there are loads of skills you can pick up via short online courses. What’s even better is that tons of resources […]
Dreaming of your next adventure? Well good news, you can travel the world in a very different way. While we’re adapting to a new world indoors, there are loads of cool destinations and iconic landmarks you can visit from the comfort of your own bed. Hey, you could even get some inspo to add to […]
Sitting at home thinking what to do, the good news, we’re all in this together; to support, inspire and entertain – the aparto way! It’s time to get a little more ‘remotely’ creative in our ways. Whether you need to lift your head to take a break from your online course, work or study books […]