• Fresher’s Memoirs – Day 6: The Bar Crawl

    The last of our six Fresher’s Memoirs, Arts Editor Esther herself reflects her own Fresher’s memory in ‘The Bar Crawl’ Clad in a short tartan skirt and a red vest top, I drunkenly stumbled down the road following the dregs of music and conversation that drifted towards me like...
  • Fancy Dress Hacks

    We all know that fancy dress is a big part of uni culture and it is not just exclusive to Welcome Week. Fresher’s is only the beginning of a long few years of endless themed nights out and socials. If you join a sports team or society you may...
  • Location, Location, Location – choosing where to live in second year

    So, it’s the depths of November, the weather is deteriorating, and you’re starting to panic about looming coursework. Through the despair, someone at other end of the dining table whispers about moving out of Halls and into your first student house. “Have you found your house for second year...
  • The ultimate student housing guide

    As students, many of us might feel a tad out of our depth when it comes to things like owning or renting a property. For the majority, this will be the first time ever doing anything of the sort, making it crucial to do some research before making that...
  • How To Make Friends During Freshers’

    To all you Freshers out there, you may start to sweat at the mere mention of the dreaded act of socialisation.  In order to help you through this awkward, angst inducing stage of life – I thought I would share my own experiences with making friends in first year...
  • Film Sans Frontiers: Lending a Helping Hand

    At a time when borders are becoming increasingly more talked about than unison, The Nottingham Alternative Film Network put together an evening dedicated to the understanding and celebration of immigration. On March the 19th, at The White Lion Bar and Kitchen pub in Beeston, the Nottingham Alternative Network put...
  • Thrifting: A Guide to Charity Shops around Nottingham

    It’s a known fact of university life that keeping your wardrobe fresh can be a bit hard on the ol’ purse-strings. One excellent source of clothes that are both cheap and of good quality, but doesn’t seem to be taken advantage of, are charity shops! I am a serial...