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The best winter warmers to help you survive the snow!

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Winter can be a cruel and harsh period for the vulnerable student. Deadlines are looming, you’ve realised your dissertation actually exists, and (worst of all) it’s absolutely bloody freezing. As the ‘Beast from the East’ has sent the UK into a crazed snow-storm panic, there is one question on everybody’s lips. No! It’s not, do […]

Life beyond Love Island: Gabby Allen spills all about what really goes on behind the lens…

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The summer of 2017 was infamous for Glasto, Despacito and, of course, Love Island. The show captured the hearts of Brits across the country, taking the nation by storm. We spoke to everyone’s favourite islander, Gabby Allen, about what really went on behind closed doors… I suppose being in the Love Island villa is something like university, […]

Antwerp mansion is closing down- here’s what you can do to save it!

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Have you ever felt your heart stop? Your lungs puncture? All your hopes, dreams and optimism for the future be decimated before your eyes? This was a feeling shared by Manchester students city-wide on Saturday 24th February 2018. A date that will go down in history as the day Antwerp Mansion announced their impending closure. […]

How to live in London on a student budget

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Living and studying in London can be many things- exciting, fast-paced, full of opportunities… Unfortunately ‘cheap’ is not one of those things. But is London as impossible to financially navigate as everyone says (yes Leeds/Manchester snobs, I’m talking to you)? Whilst in general London is more expensive- especially when considering rent and travel costs- it […]

The good, the bad and the unexpected- everything that happened at 2018’s Brit Awards

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The highlight of any British musician’s annual calendar has got to be the Brit awards. Either you’re nominated or you wish you were, and this year saw the turnout of some of pop’s finest. From Kylie to Kendrick, Harry Styles to Stormzy, this year’s showdown was not one to be missed. Who presented? A title […]

All the essentials you should know before studying abroad

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Studying abroad is undoubtedly one of the best and most exciting things you can do at uni. However, it’s also one of the scariest and most stressful things to prepare for! It can feel like there are a million and one things to sort out for a trip to what is, essentially, the unknown. Fear […]

Everything you need to know about the UCU strikes

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Strikes organised by the Universities and Colleges Union will begin this week across 61 UK universities. The strikes, set to last from Thursday 22nd February until Friday 16th March mark one of the largest instances of national union action for the past ten years. The UCU voted in favour of the strikes on the 22nd […]

STOP EVERYTHING – Alan Partridge is back and better than ever

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Call the press, hold the phone, log out of Facebook and listen up- Alan Partridge is returning to the BBC. Boy, is he back with a vengeance. The iconic character who stole the hearts and minds of Brits nationwide in his 1990s sitcom Aha! Alan Partridge and Knowing Me, Knowing You is back with a […]

The best simple and healthy pancake recipes

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Pancake day is just around the corner and, if like me, you are still carrying around those Xtra Xmas pounds then this could spell DISASTER for your psychological-if-not-so-existent-in-real-life attempts at dieting. Well, fear not amigos, because below are a list of nutritious and delicious pancake recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth without playing havoc with […]

Foolproof guide on how to ask out your crush!

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Valentines day is upon us *sigh* and if you’re #foreveralone then there is nothing in this life that makes uni more bearable than a hot piece of ass walking past you at the library. If, like me, you are a Humanities student then your best bet of human interaction in any given day is small […]