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How to deal with difficult landlords

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Student houses are both great fun and the bane of your life. Finding a house that has enough bathrooms, working hobs and sizeable rooms is difficult enough, so add a tricky landlord into the mix and the problems can seem never ending. Unfortunately, student landlords have a pretty infamous reputation for trying to con students […]

The funniest stories from Freshers so far

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First year is renowned for being a time to make mistakes, and boy did you guys prove this to be true. We spoke to Freshers across the country to find your most hilarious/cringe worthy tales and lets just say it didn’t disappoint. Here’s a round-up of the best: Tom, Maths, Manchester About two weeks ago I went […]

Exclusive discounts at Revolution bar

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Revolution is a favourite amongst students nationwide with their impressive array of drinks, food and club nights. However, did you know that you could get exclusive discounts throughout the week? Here’s a line up of the best deals on offer for you: Mondays: 50% off selected meals* Double up any spirit and mixer for just £2 […]

Manchester Students’ Union outline new plans to protect students’ safety in Fallowfield

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Following a huge surge in the number of muggings, attacks and sexual assaults students in the Fallowfield, Withington and Rusholme areas have been facing, the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union have set in place a new initiative to try and increase safety in the area. 133 cases were reported in August 2017 alone, including 29 […]

Everything you should expect to feel after studying abroad

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Studying abroad is one of the most eye-opening, rewarding experiences any student will undertake. Whilst pre-departure nerves are a widely recognised reality, you probably won’t be told about the ‘reverse culture shock’ you might experience upon your return. Reverse culture shock is the term given when you feel a sense of disconnection and unease when […]

I attended Europe’s largest student festival, Pangaea, and it was epic

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Pangaea is a huge student festival held at the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union three times a year. This year I was lucky enough to get backstage access to see if it lived up to all hype. With previous line-ups having hosted the likes of Everything Everything, Katy B and Jaguar Skills I was very […]

75% young people have witnessed someone being groped in a bar or club, YouGov poll reveals.

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A YouGov poll of 2,013 18-24-year olds revealed that 75% young people have witnessed someone being groped in a bar or club. This shocking statistic comes as part of ongoing research into the normalisation of sexual assault in a bar or club environment. Another study found that just 14% of women would be shocked if […]

The best part time jobs you can get as a student

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Uni is a fun and amazing experience, but it comes at a price. If you are not amongst the fortunate bunch who can rely on the bank of mum and dad then your next best option is to look for a part time job. This doesn’t just have to come in the form of bar […]

Students are being forced to take out extra loans as Student Finance fails to cover expenses

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Students across the UK are being forced to source external means of funding as the money received from Student Finance fails to sufficiently cover their expenses. Students in Cardiff have been left with no choice but to take out pay-day loans to afford accommodation in the city centre. From 2017-18, 1,700 new student rooms are […]