Stay Safe at Christmas

Christmas party

While Christmas is a time full of festive cheer, overindulgence on the mince pie front, and perhaps one too many mulled wines all in the name of Christmas spirit, it’s also a time where you can leave yourself particularly vulnerable if you do not have your wits about you. Christmas is a wonderful time, but as the nation celebrates more in December than any other month, it can be a time where you can leave yourself and your home vulnerable while out at a festive soirée. Now we aren’t suggesting that you need to be curled up by a roaring…

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Ace that Essay – Tips for Improving Concentration and Avoiding Distractions

When you first pack up your belongings ready to descend on your university of choice, you soon become caught up in a whirlwind of parties and socialising that you forget that you actually came to learn. Yep, uni isn’t all about nights spent in the Students Union with a tequila shot or five – ahem. It’s about gaining the qualifications you need in order to progress into the career path of your choice. Sadly, how many Netflix series you can watch in a week and how few hours’ sleep you can survive on post-party aren’t the kind of things you…

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Here’s How To Save Money On Your Summer Holiday

Your exams are done, all coursework has been handed in and the prospect of a jam-packed social calendar for summer ahead. Except there’s just one problem. You’re skint. Yep, we’ve all been there as we anxiously input our pin number and felt the dread wash over us as we patiently wait for our bank balance to reveal itself on our banking app. When you’re bogged down by uni work, saying yes to every social opportunity presented to you for the summer period seems a good idea. Holiday? Yes please! Festival? Oh, go on then! Visit to a uni friend’s hometown?…

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5 Things You Need to Travel the World

Like it or not as a nation we’re all often guilty of having the ‘living for the weekend’ mentality, and the same applies to our holiday mentality too. Every year we all look forward to whatever holiday we have planned and count down the days to our next getaway. But, what if you spent longer than two weeks exploring just one destination? And instead spent three, six, nine or even a year travelling around the world?With so many corners of the globe to explore, many are swapping jumping into the 9 to 5 after college or university, and are choosing…

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Crazy UK Laws That Really Exist

The UK is known for being one of the most prim and proper countries in the world, after all it’s the home of afternoon tea (any excuse to indulge in a good cuppa and a scone), the most famous royal family, and of course our beloved M&S, but it also has its wild side too.As these rather crazy laws prove, the UK can take law making to a WHOLE new level. Keep reading to see which laws you’ve probably broken once or twice and make sure you remember them as they’re sure to crop up in a pub quiz!Winter Driving…

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