Category : Lifestyle

Going Vegetarian For A Week

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After going Vegan for a week, I’ve been challenged to go veggie and see how it compares. Seeing as I forced my vegetarian flatmates to go vegan with me, it only seemed fair I joined them – even if it was just for a week. With Abbie having been a … Read More

Bloodless Pumpkin Carving

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Carving pumpkins has been a tradition for centuries and originates from Irish folklore. However, for some it has become a challenge to design and create the perfect pumpkin. This can be a messy and complex task, so Emma Prentice explains why many people are shifting to decorating their pumpkins without … Read More

An Alternative Guide To Keeping Fit at Uni

12 months ago / 0 comments

You started university. It is the time you meet new people, go on nights out as much as you can, and order many take-aways. And then someone mentions that you should keep fit. They have a point! Keeping fit improves your memory, concentration and much more. So, if you want … Read More

Can You Go Vegan For A Week?

12 months ago / 0 comments

Somehow, one of the Lifestyle and Culture Editors miraculously persuaded Issie Sutherland to go vegan for a week, who in turn somehow got her housemates on board. Here is how she fared on the strictly no animal produce diet. 2006, it is undeniable that veganism is one of the fastest … Read More

How to Maximise your Organisation at University

12 months ago / 0 comments

Staying on top of workload at University is a bit like washing up. You can wash a few dishes as you go not letting too many pile up at once or you can let it pile up for weeks and you’ll find mould growing on top of your leftover tuna … Read More

What They Don’t Tell You About Doing a Year Abroad

12 months ago / 0 comments

Everyone who has been on a year abroad has agreed with me when I say that it is a unique experience. From Australia to Japan, to the Netherlands and the USA, everyone comes back with an entirely different, and an (almost) entirely positive review. When looking at your abroad schemes, … Read More

You Are Not Alone

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‘At university, you’ll make friends for life’. Lifelong friendships seem to be synonymous with the university experience, according to many previous students. This causes a subconscious pressure on students arriving at university to find these other students who are destined to be lifelong friends. Although this rather clichéd statement may … Read More

To Stream or Not to Stream?

12 months ago / 0 comments

Everybody knows that at this point, the TV is dead. Nobody opens up the paper and checks to see what time Bargain Hunt is on, except for pensioner’s maybe. These days TV is just watched on streaming sites, those few programmes people watched can be found in both the legal … Read More

Culture Shock: Life as an International Student

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Having lived in Vietnam for the majority of my life with frequent visits back to Taiwan, it’s safe to say that moving to England has given me a few culture shocks. Below, I’ll list the most amusing and staggering shocks I’ve suffered so far.   1. Calling for the Bill … Read More

Never have I ever played a drinking game…

12 months ago / 0 comments

I’m sure you’ve all heard about the sheer amount of drinking first years get up to. So it only seems natural to help you on your nights out to Fruity, Mission and the like by giving you some drinking games to help set off your careers of long nights and … Read More