Themed cheap student nights for when the bank balance is running low!

As students, we all get to that point when the end of our loans are in sight and our social life starts to look bleak, but fear not! You can still have fun when you are on a budget, just grab your housemates and a few friends and hold a ‘themed night’ in the comfort of your own home. Here are a few, simple but fun ideas for a perfect night in…   Sex and the City – Cocktail night This one is probably more for the girls, but we do all love a cocktail, and we may as well…

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Applying for Placement years- is it worth it?

For those who do sandwich courses, starting your second year isn’t just about meeting deadlines or endless revision; a more daunting task is at hand – Do you apply for a one-year placement? The advantages of doing a placement are pretty obvious, it seems that previous students seem to have much stronger portfolios, and often come out with a higher degree. For those of you who have to work on a portfolio, work experience is absolutely vital, and by doing a year placement portfolio pieces will be much easier to get your hands on, without having to worry about this in your…

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