• University Education- how will it differ to your previous studies?

    Emily Hall guides readers through how studying at University is going to be different to their previous education.  We go through education step by step: preschool, infants, junior, secondary, college, sixth form, or whatever institutional setting you found yourself in. Our education was planned and mapped out for us....
  • Suicide Awareness at University

    Whilst it is often referred to as ‘the best three years of your life’, in reality university can be a very lonely and isolating place. As students, we face pressures from all aspects of our lives: are we working hard enough, are we socialising enough, are we making the...
  • The All-Too-Necessary Guide for…Surviving University Cold and Flu

    It has happened to us all; whether it’s the bog-standard Freshers’ Flu, or a more general snotty-bunged-up-ness that passes from bedroom to bedroom, door handle to door handle, and lecture theatre to lecture theatre – we’ve all been there. And isn’t it just so much worse being unwell at...
  • Drinking: Safety Among Students

    On Thursday 31st of January, two students, at two different universities went missing after a night out. Daniel Williams (19) was last seen by his friends leaving the university’s student’s union bar, and Libby Squire (21) was last seen by friends who put her in a taxi after she...
  • Welcome Week with Georgina Pittman

    With Welcome Week fast approaching, nervous and excited students are probably frantically packing the last of their university essentials, while the rest of us are bracing for the storm that is a hoard of newbies to campus. We purchase our club tickets for the opening days commencing on Monday...
  • Which Mamma Mia character are you, according to your horoscope?

    For the last ten years, sleepovers, bad nights, parties and everything in-between have been filled with the music of Mamma Mia. Of course, the question since the films initial release in 2008, is which character are you? Well, now since the release of Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!,...
  • Adventuring Into Adulthood

    I remember coming to university and my responsibilities hitting me like a fast-moving train, even with the safety blanket of living in catered halls. I wasn’t ready to be an adult yet, I certainly didn’t feel like one, and I was overwhelmed by the thought and having to grow...