Tag : holidays

Stressmas: The Price Britons Pay for a ‘Perfect’ Festive Season

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Your local town centre has put up the Christmas lights, Costa and Starbucks have changed their disposable cups to winter versions and you’ve probably already scoffed a few mince pies. For some, Christmas is the time of eating, drinking and being merry. However, for many, the holidays can also be … Read More

Preparing for a more relaxed Easter holiday

2 years ago / 0 comments

Take a breath…and we have made it to the last Welfare at Leeds blog of the second term, and what a term it has been. LUU has been home to the World Unite Festival, the Leadership Race and LGBTQ+ History Month. From the Student Advice Centre has come the Light … Read More

Oh I wish I could eat Christmas food everyday…

2 years ago / 0 comments

Why Christmas food isn’t allowed all year round I shall never understand. Okay, so you may gain a little weight, and maybe pigs in blankets aren’t actually very good for you, but amazing food is worth going up a dress size for. If you weren’t already mega excited for the … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: How to beat winter SADness

2 years ago / 0 comments

Health and Wellbeing Intern Martha discusses the problems that the winter months can bring, and who you can turn to get advice. The winter months can present us with pressures that impact on how well you feel able to cope with personal, academic and financial pressures. This is especially true … Read More

Top 5: The best things about winter

2 years ago / 0 comments

Love it or loathe it, you can’t deny that there’s just something magical about winter. Hannah Snutch gives a run down of her favourite things about the season. It’s already started: the bitter cold mornings, dark skies, the endless Snapchat stories documenting snowfall. Winter is truly underway. With 2016 predicted … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: advice about the Christmas break

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Student Advice Centre is running a ‘Hygge’ themed space in Room 4 of the Union from 23rd to 25th November and in Room 2 of the Union on 12th December. The Christmas holidays in Leeds are typically associated with the lively Christmas market in Millennium Square, the festive lights … Read More

Features | How to Survive Christmas at Home

5 years ago / 0 comments

With only a couple of weeks left of term, a return home is imminent. Of course you’re looking forward to seeing your family and home friends, but after a whole term of freedom, home can get a little suffocating. Here are some tips on how to prepare for your time … Read More

Travel | Greek Island Hopping Guide

5 years ago / 0 comments

Whether you’re still hoping to book a last minute get away in the sun or already planning for next summer, our Greek Island Guide is a must read. When to go: Mid-June to mid-July or later on in the year (Late September – October). It’s not recommended to go during … Read More

A Feminist’s Guide to Summer

6 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds has experienced a mass student exodus, we all survived moving weekend, exam results are in and the sun has actually come out long enough to make me purchase a pair of shorts: I can no longer deny that summer is officially here. But even though you’re still more likely to find me indoors stubbornly knitting a winter scarf … Read More