Best free apps for uni students

We've listed some free apps to help you get organised and make the most of your time at uni.


VU Scout - the ultimate VU app designed for students by students. It lets you explore VU campuses through augmented reality, unlock special mini games, earn rewards, check-in to class and win points, add your friends and teachers, and much more!


Wunderlist - great for to-do lists, keeping track of assignments, and setting reminders that sync across your devices.

SelfControl - if you're a serial procrastinator and can't resist the temptation of social media, get this app. It blocks your own access to distracting websites for a set amount of time - even if you restart your computer!

OurHome - house sharing has never been easier or more fun - with this app you'll never have an empty fridge again! You can use it to assign and schedule tasks around the house, create grocery lists, and stay organised.


Calm - assignments and exam prep keeping you up? Need some help relaxing and getting some sleep? Calm is recommended by mental health experts to reduce anxiety and manage stress levels.

Online storage

Google Drive - 15 GB of free online storage with easy to share files and folders you can download on the go.

Food and drinks

Tastemade - short, easy to follow video recipes from around the world.

The Happiest Hour - take that much needed study break by exploring the best food and drink happy hour deals in your vicinity.

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