Category : Lifestyle

Stoptober: Binning the Cigarettes

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Smoking is a big and bad habit for a lot of people, but it doesn’t have to be. This October, the campaign Stoptober has returned, and to help you quit smoking for the whole month, and hopefully a long time after that too, here are a few tips and advice. … Read More

Places to study or read off-campus

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Are you more productive at completing your assignments in different environments? Looking for places to study off-campus? Or do you just want somewhere quiet to do some casual reading? The city of Leeds offers you a range of places such as quiet cafés for you to sit down with a … Read More

Part-time job ideas

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Being a student can be very expensive, so what do you do when you’re strapped for cash but also for time? Looking for a part-time job alongside your studies can seem overwhelming. Academic and social commitments gradually fill up during the week, and before you know it it’s Sunday again, … Read More

Ways to maintain your friendships after Freshers Week

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As a new student at Leeds, I thought it would be suitable to provide some useful tips and advice on maintaining friendships after Freshers Week.   Firstly, if you are living in halls, it is essential to get to know your flatmates. During my Freshers Week, my flatmates became my … Read More

How not to balance part-time work with university

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With the socialising, hard work and even harder partying, student life is not always easy. It’s even harder holding down a part-time job at the same time. Here are some of the things to avoid when you have to work alongside your studies: Don’t settle for the wrong job Fans … Read More

The Best Campus Spots

2 months ago / 0 comments

Not too sure where you can hang out and relax between your lectures and seminars? Looking for a change in environment? Or just looking for a place to relax? We’ve got you covered.   The student union here at the university boasts a range of places to eat for affordable … Read More

The Hidden Gems of Leeds

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In your first year, you’ll want to acquaint yourself with the city, and what better way to do it than seeking out some of the city’s most illusive spots. So, here’s a rundown of a few of Leeds’ best hidden gems.   1. The Domino – 7 Grand Arcade, Leeds, LS1 … Read More

An Introduction to Adulting

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You want the perks: the freedom, the unrestricted social life and the smug sense of independence. The overdraft reminders, empty fridge and niggling feeling that you are slightly out of your depth? Not so much. We’re here to help you get started on your journey to successful adulting at university.   … Read More

Minimalism: A New Middle-Class Phenomenon?

3 months ago / 0 comments

Too many young Youtubers nowadays are advocating with an almost religious zeal about how getting rid of clutter ‘changed their lives’ and, so, perhaps it’s time we had a real look at this ‘minimalist’ trend which is sweeping the nation (or at least the internet.) Minimalism, as it is being … Read More

Alfie Deyes’ Fall from Grace

5 months ago / 0 comments

Over the last few years, the term ‘YouTuber’ has certainly developed negative connotations. Once your humble ‘girl-next-door’ type, YouTubers have obtained near-celebrity status, boasting 8-figure lists of subscribers, exclusive meet-ups and branded merch. YouTube sensation and ringleader Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, for example, has a Twitter following of 13.4 million. … Read More