21 activities more appealing than revision

Revision sucks. There is no use sugar-coating it but with exams looming you know it has to be done. So you decide to get on it, you make a revision guide – complete with colour coding and smiley face stickers, you buy a brand spanking new (overpriced) revision folder, you clear the mountain of clothes from your bedroom desk and you begin. Your good intentions last a whole 2 minutes. Suddenly instead of studying Shakespeare you’re watching videos of cats playing the piano and checking the facebook profile of people you haven’t spoken to in 15 years. #Procrastination. Here is…

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Cheap Halloween costumes

A big part of the university experience is dressing up and the best part of Halloween is the costumes (and a truckload of sweets) so when the two meet they create a dress-up explosion of fake blood and torn t-shirts. You’ll soon find you have three separate Halloween socials and it can be difficult to muster up enough inspiration for all of them. Going into a fancy dress shop or ordering ready-made costumes online is tempting but expensive. Charity shops are great for picking up weird and wonderful bargains. For Halloween 2013 it’s time to give those DIY skills a…

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