• All I Want for Christmas is…to be single?

    Being single at Christmas holds certain stigmas and presumptions, and for some can be a daunting prospect. Lauren offers an insight into why not being in a relationship during the festive period wasn’t such a bad thing.  Perhaps it’s my penchant for solo activities like knitting and reading books,...
  • On the 12th Day of Christmas.. I am still a poor student in debt.

    Having a student budget but lots of loved ones you want to spoil can be daunting. Have a read of Katherine’s take on buying gifts as a student.  As you get older, Christmas becomes less about circling the Argos catalogue and the gifts you’re going to get, and more...
  • How to Host the Perfect Uni Christmas Dinner!

    It’s official. Jack Frost swiftly visited campus this morning, the grass was silver and it was cold enough to see foggy breath. We can finally start getting excited… Christmas is coming! Bea gives her advice on how to host an affordable and delicious Christmas dinner in your Uni house! ...
  • A Few Festive Ways to Decorate Your Uni Room

    As November comes to an end and Christmas approaches, it can be a difficult time at University due to deadlines approaching and missing home comforts....
  • Your Top 5 Winter Holiday Destinations

    The Christmas break is almost upon us, and most of us can’t wait for some time to relax and step back from packed schedules and deadlines. Going home to spend time with family, do some Christmas baking and see old friends might be enough to help you recharge. However,...
  • Donate your Words: Age UK Campaign

    225,000 older people spend an entire week without talking to anyone, according to Age UK.Age UK are declaring a loneliness crisis, following the report that 1.4 million older people suffer from loneliness. Cadbury have teamed up with Age UK to try to tackle this crisis, with their campaign ‘Donate...
  • The ‘C’ Word

    As you read this, it is important to remember two things. The first being that I am incredibly cynical, and the second is that I love Christmas. I realise these two things seem to be at odds with each other but honestly the unfettered, mythical joy and ideology that...