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Everything you’ll experience at home during Christmas

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The holidays are finally here and you’re well and truly ready to go home! Here’s a guide to help you through the holiday season by signposting every stage you’ll go through whilst you’re home for Christmas. You’ll welcome your mum’s cooking with open arms. It’s been so long since you’ve tasted fresh vegetables. It’s been […]

Gay and Trans customers refused business on ‘religious grounds’

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Business owner, Nigel Williams, has faced heavy criticism after refusing to do business with trans rights activist Joanna Lockwood. Williams, based in Southampton, owns a business card company and was approached by Lockwood after they met at a business conference earlier in the year. Lockwood was seeking business cards for her company, SEE Change Happen, […]

Sheffield student discovers the best part-time job ever

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Yasmin Awan, 22, has hit the headlines for working in the coolest job role known to man- a full-time mermaid. Yasmin, a medical student at the University of Sheffield, earns up to £100 per hour performing at pool and land parties. This can include spending her time free diving or educating children about the importance […]

Number of Welsh students studying at Russell Group universities falls by 10%

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The number of Welsh students studying at Russell Groups universities has fallen by 10% in the last three years.  Figures have dropped from 6,900 in 2012/13 to 6,260 in 2015/16. These statistics come as a surprise, considering that the total number of UK students applying to Russell Group universities has risen by 8%. In 2012/13 […]

10 things that will happen at every flat Christmas meal

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The flat/house Christmas meal is a uni right of passage. Much like regrettable Halloween costumes and chundering in an uber- if you didn’t have this meal, are you even a student? Christmas is meant to be a time of festive cheer and joy, but let me tell you now- the flat Christmas meal will be anything but that. […]

Best Secret Santa presents for the housemate you hate

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Secret Santa is amazing fun if you draw one of your friends. If, however, sods law has it that you draw the one housemate you just can’t stand then here’s some ideas for gifts to get for the least favourite person in your life. Testicle Stress Ball – £3.99 from findmeagift.co.uk Because living with them […]

2017’s Christmas Adverts: The good, the bad and the just plain weird…

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If you’re anything like me, then come 1st December you head straight to Youtube and watch back-to-back Christmas adverts, judging each like some Simon Cowell-Grinch hybrid who was born to critique. This year was no different and, in all fairness, did see the production of some pretty heart-warming ensembles. It also saw the release of […]

The best Christmas sandwich of 2017 – REVEALED

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As a student, the dream is to go all out with your flat and rock up to the local pub for a three course Christmas special with all the trimmings. ‘Tis the season, after all. The reality is that it’s December and you’re balls deep in your overdraft. You can barely afford a pint of […]

A University of Birmingham student shut down Trump’s Twitter Account

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Bahtiyar Dusyak, a former Banking and Finance student at the University of Birmingham, has hit the headlines for being revealed as the man behind President Trump’s Twitter deactivation. Dusyak, originally from Germany, studied his undergrad at Birmingham, moving to the US to finish his post-grad in California. Dusyak was employed as a temporary worker on […]