Tag : drinking

Wine Soc’s £10 Sparkling Wine Picks

11 months ago / 0 comments

Party season is almost upon us, so let Wine Soc guide you through your bubbly purchases… Last Christmas everyone was talking about this bottle of fizz, and rightly so. At only £10.99 this brilliant Aldi Champagne beat the likes of Lanson, Veuve Clicquot and Laurent-Perrier in the ‘Which Best Buys … Read More

The End of the Boozy Student?

11 months ago / 0 comments

Annabelle Toon discusses whether or not we are witnessing the end of the British student drinking culture as we know it.   University is stereotyped by many as the place where it’s acceptable to be drunk for four days in a row and nobody is concerned for your health. The … Read More

Wine Soc’s ‘Around the World in 8 Wines’

11 months ago / 0 comments

We’ve all enjoyed a bottle or two from the sunny climes of France, or South Africa, but what other countries are contributing to the production of wine? Let LUU Wine Soc President Coralie Strong broaden your horizons as she takes you on a whistle-stop tour of some of the world’s grape loving … Read More

Wine Society’s ‘Wine of the Week’

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LUU Wine Society President Coralie Strong returns to fill us in on what went down at their ‘David vs. Goliath’ wine event… ‘David vs Goliath’ everyone’s favourite wine event of the year was once again a huge success. With ten fantastic bottles on offer the challenge was to tell whether … 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

LUU Wine Society’s ‘Wine of the Week’ – October 2nd

12 months ago / 0 comments

A brand new feature for Society sees LUU Wine Society president Coralie Strong provide us with their member-voted ‘Wine of the Week’. Whether you’re a long-time lover of fine wines, or someone who prefers to stay within the confines of the ‘offie bottle’ category (looking at you, Blossom Hill…), Wine … Read More

Society Spotlight: Real Ale Soc

12 months ago / 0 comments

A huge part of freshers, and University in general, is the drinking culture. So it seems fitting to tell all you freshers and refreshers about the Real Ale Society, so that you won’t be stuck having VKs and vodka mixers for the next three years. I reached out to committee … Read More

IPA And All That – A Memorable History Of Alcohol Part 1

2 years ago / 0 comments

Humanity has always had a drinking problem. From our hunter-gatherer days, to when we settled down to farm and onto the modern day where we produce alcoholic drinks in industrial quantities; consumption of alcohol has defined us socially, culturally, and even religiously. Pinpointing when, or where, our obsession with ethanol … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge students slammed for holding drinking initiation on remembrance Sunday

2 years ago / 0 comments

We often hear the phrase, ‘there’s a time and a place’ and, evidently, a sombre square opposite a church on Remembrance Sunday is not the time nor the place to hold a noisy, boozy sports initiation. The incident took place outside Great St. Mary’s Church on Remembrance Sunday, wherein a … Read More

The kids are alright!

2 years ago / 0 comments

Students do not have the best of reputations these days. Take this from a mature student who spent a decade in the “real world” before coming to university. It is a widely held belief that students are, apparently in league with immigrants and welfare cheats, bringing this country down. Do … Read More