Staying in

Top 5 Coffee Shops to do work in

Posted on 5 June 2021 by Rowenna

Exam season can be a daunting time, especially when you have to work in your room or your kitchen as this is not always a quiet space where it is easy to study – especially considering we’ve spent so long in our houses this year! Here is a list of the top five coffee shops
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What to do when you don’t want to go out

Posted on 2 June 2021 by Miah

Enjoying your own company. Sometimes, there can be a big emphasis on going out and drinking at university. Club culture and drinking culture is not for everyone and most days I don’t want to be in a bar drinking alcohol into the early hours of the morning. I’d much rather stay in and enjoy my
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The Guide to an Introvert coming out of lockdown

Posted on 17 May 2021 by Tommy

Many students have long envisioned and dreamt of the day that the world is opened up to us again where we can once again explore and socialise just like in the good old days. Even though we were only locked up at the start of last year, it has still felt like an eternity. However,
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Tidy room, tidy mind

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Ellen

This week, I have faced dreaded deadlines piling up out of nowhere, time seems to have suddenly sped up and I have transitioned back into working from home, whilst engaging in other online activities and lectures for two weeks until my next placement. I have to say it has been quite an adjustment adapting to
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Self-care ideas whilst you are at university.

Posted on 14 February 2021 by Jess

Self-care is so important, especially when you are studying during a pandemic. Here are a few suggestions to help you look after yourself. Foot spa and a pedicure You could make a foot spa, by getting a rectangular bucket, putting some nice smelling shower gel or bubble bath in it and some warm water. You
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8 Fun Christmas Activities to do with your Housemates

Posted on 6 December 2020 by Ellie

With Christmas just round the corner and Coronavirus still alive and kicking, the festive season is looking a little bit different this year. However, there is nothing stopping you and your housemates getting stuck into some merry Xmas activities to keep your spirits up. Christmas Dinner Rally around and cook up a Christmas feast for
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A Day in the Life of a Student: Lockdown Edition

Posted on 1 November 2020 by Ellie

As the world continues to change all around us, students have been forced to adapt and navigate the academic world in an entirely new way. Whilst previously, a student’s day would have been filled with in-person lectures, study power hours at the library, and an evening drink at the pub with friends, the reality at
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How to Celebrate Halloween during Lockdown

Posted on 29 October 2020 by Ellie

Well, 2020’s Saturday night Halloween plans are certainly not how we expected them to go; but I suppose the same can be said about everything right now. With the much anticipated annual Yoloween event not taking place in the Student’s Union this year, here are a few ways you can get stuck into spooky season
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