Five free unique smartphone apps for students

26th January 2016
Smartphone apps for students

So you’ve got Instagram, Snapchat, Tinder and all of the other popular apps that most students use on a daily (or hourly!) basis. What about adding some more unique apps to your collection to spice up your phone and make your life as a student even more convenient? Download these today and give them a go.

7 Minute Workout “Seven”

When it comes to keeping fit, are you often pushed for time? Maybe you haven’t got a gym membership. Your excuses are now out the window with this app which allows you to complete ultra-short workouts. You’ll be guided along the way with instructions and illustrations, and there are also quirky designs within the app to keep your motivation levels up. For example, if you miss a workout, you’ll be losing one of your virtual lives (think video games).

Download for iTunes

Download for Android

Drunk Mode

Flight mode? Check. Silent mode? Check. But if the worst moment of your week comes when you’re hung-over, scrolling back through your texts and calls from the night out before and cringing, your solution is here! Drunk Mode has various features to prevent you from using your smartphone to embarrass yourself when enjoying a few drinks. You’ll be able to block certain contacts for up to 12 hours, as well as using the friend finder to track down the location of your friends.

Download for iTunes               

Download for Android

Wunderlist

Manage all your time from your phone! Wunderlist allows you to create to-do lists and reminders; you’ll then be able to share them with fellow students and much more. Need some essential items picking up for the flat, but you’re stuck in lectures? Create a list and send it over to a friend for them to take care of. Just remember you now owe them one! You’ll also be able to use the app to set reminders for your exams and assignment deadlines.

Download for iTunes

Download for Android

Doodle: Meeting Planner

So, have you built up a wide circle of friends at uni? It might include fellow students from your lectures, sports and social clubs as well as others living in the same accommodation. If you and your friends download this app you’ll be able to mark when everyone’s free for a get-together. Take away the difficult moments of having a hectic student social life!

Download for iTunes

Download for Android

Paperclip

Have you been on shopping sprees with your student discount card and bought a load of items that you just don’t need? Maybe you’ve received some unwanted Christmas presents from a relative. Download Paperclip and you’ll be able to buy, sell and swap items locally. It’s also handy if you’re on the lookout for a bargain.

Download for iTunes

Download for Android

Start downloading some of the above today and let us know how you get on via our social media!