• Battle of the Supermarkets: Student Edition

    As a student on a budget, most of us can attest to the fact that the weekly food shopping proves to be a bigger mental battle than our degrees. The questions remain: walk the extra ten minutes to get to Lidl or walk to the Tesco metro around the...
  • Food Review: Baklava Bistro

    I had the pleasure of being invited to try out the brand new Mediterranean restaurant, ‘Baklava Bistro’. ‘Baklava’ was opened just two weeks ago by enthusiastic owner Omar. Just an easy ten-minute walk from Lenton, this small and well-decorated bistro situated on Alfreton Road is soon to be a...
  • 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...
  • Graduate Reflections #2: Highlights of UoN

    The University of Nottingham has been three years of highlights and memories, and there are many things that have made it such a distinctive place. Having studied English Literature, I found the course to be really varied and there was a chance to do everything: I’ve been on trips...
  • A Lille Worried About Studying Abroad

    Language students spent years of their teenage existence dreaming of life abroad, the independence it entails and the opportunity to plunge themselves into the unknown. So much so, in fact, that I refuse to believe a compulsory year abroad was not their top motivation for opting to study francophone...
  • Nottingham Café Crawl

    A definitive list of the best places to pretend to revise in Nottingham, tried and tested.   1.   Nottingham Contemporary “The perfect place to sit and revise” Although the Contemporary café sits at the bottom of a massive stone set of stairs whichever way you go about it, don’t be...
  • Lenton crimes: what do students think?

    A Nottinghamshire Police report has revealed that Lenton, a popular student area, is among the most dangerous areas in Nottingham, with over 400 crimes reported from September to December 2017. The statistics revealed that 1483 crimes were committed in the area of Dunkirk and Lenton in the period from...