Category : Blogs

Recipe of the Week- Vegan Flapjack Cookies

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When it hits 4pm end your energy plummets to an all-time low at the library, your body is calling for a nutritional boost to go with that caffeine – so in celebration of national baking week, here’s our favourite afternoon snack which tastes as comforting as a Starbucks cookie, but … Read More

Forgotten, Not Gone: Why Anti-Slavery Day Matters

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Many of us consider slavery a relic of the past, a long-forgotten crime that ceased to exist in after its abolishment in Britain in 1833. Anti-slavery day on October 18th is here to remind us that the phenomena of slavery is still alive and well. International human rights association Anti-Slavery … Read More

Sexual Assault: More Than Believing

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In light of the recent sexual assault case associated with the US Supreme Court election, Tasha looks at what it all means for the #metoo movement. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you will be aware of Dr Christine Blasey-Ford’s accusation that Supreme Court nominee … Read More

Agony Aunt: Coping With Loss of a Loved One While at Uni

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University can be one of the most rewarding and exciting times of your life: studying something you love; meeting new people and living with your peers; joining societies and clubs. But what happens when the time so often dubbed “the best years of your life” are interrupted by things beyond … Read More

My Undercover Adventure as a Leeds Beckett Student

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Being a fresher in Leeds and not going to Varsity is disappointing; being in the same situation but as a third year student is, quite frankly, embarrassing. Before I begin, I would like to clarify that I am usually an upstanding and morally-conscious student and I blame the singular thing … Read More

Back to Basics: How to Afford Healthy Eating

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Starting uni can be overwhelming as it is,before you even start thinking about your new responsibility to plan, shop for and cook your own food. I guess it’s relatively easy to survive on sodium laden pot noodles, sugary cereals and multiple cups of caffeine punching black coffee, but developing into … Read More

Surviving Third Year – It’s Either Fight or Flight My Friends

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I often think of University being a bit like a boxing match. Now trust me, I am going somewhere with this… We have wonderfully long summers during which deadlines, 9AM lectures and revision all gently drift away. Then BAM. You’re back at University. Alarms wake up disheveled students at an … Read More

Stoptober

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Sometimes the biggest changes in our lives are from saying no, not from saying yes Have you experienced the struggle of not wanting to agree to a friends request before? If so, I bet you’d agree that it is often a choice between pleasing people, or letting yourself down. I’ve … Read More

Breast Milk, Peppa Pig & Rising to the Occasion: Student Parenting

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I’m one of those girls your friend’s friend knows; one of the surprisingly large number of people who don’t realise they’re pregnant for some time (in my case, about 8 months). Like most students, I’ve made some flawless decisions during my time at University. Indisputably, the biggest of which was … Read More

An Everyday Affair: Coming Out in 2018

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On the 30th Anniversary of National Coming Out Day, Georgina reflects on what it means to talk about your sexuality. Coming out is not a one-time affair. As much as I wish it was sometimes; I find myself coming out to people every day. I am proud of my sexuality, … Read More