Independence vs. loneliness at university

Packing your life into suitcases, waving goodbye to your childhood bedroom, and feeling just a little bit lost when you parents leave you in a new building, a new city, with new people. This will definitely sound familiar to the majority of you. Fast forward through the first few weeks of uni; you’ve unpacked, the (perhaps drunken) antics of fresher’s week have worn off, and your studying officially begins. And all of a sudden, it may start to hit home that uni isn’t a summer camp and you have to survive alone, without the usual cocoon of friends and family….

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Peli x MMU Photography Competition

If you’re a Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) photography student or a 2018 MMU Photography degree graduate looking to kickstart your career in the photography industry – you won’t want to miss this fantastic competition opportunity from Peli UK! Who are Peli UK? If you haven’t heard of Peli UK, they provide of some of the world’s toughest hard camera cases and heavy duty lighting, covering a range of different purposes and industries. Photographers spend lots of time, money and effort building the perfect kit and transporting it from shoot to shoot. The Peli range has a selection of waterproof, dustproof and crush-proof cases,…

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Gluten Free Goodness from Genius

Pancake day can be any day – especially with Genius Gluten Free products…. And it’s not just pancakes. We think that pancake day can be everyday – and it can with Genius Foods. They offer a big selection of bread, rolls, crumpets, pancakes, pies and pastries and when affordable in price and high in quality – what more could us students need for a quick fix? When I received my package of samples, I was sure to try and push out my comfort zone when experimenting with flavours and toppings. When getting the pancakes, crumpets and cupcakes I couldn’t resist diving straight in….

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A Year as Editor…

Student Wire is recruiting a new editor; do you think you’ve got what it takes? The industry is a tough place to build yourself and get recognised in. Nowadays, it isn’t about who got what in that degree, but about the experience you have gained along the way, which is where the competition starts. Student Wire is in its sixth year, and is written by students, for students. We are a unique online magazine, which provide lively, relevant and credible features and news about the ups and downs of student life. We offer  elp, advice and tips for students attending…

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The Cutest of Chocolate Boxes – Jenny Wren

 Jenny Wren – The Cutest of Chocolate Boxes… Perfect for Mother’s day or Easter, Jenny Wren have their unique three-layered folding box, and it really is the cutest one out there! Affordable, and adorable – perfect for us students to take home and wow the family.    When receiving this product I was blown away from the packaging. The box features twelve delicious hand-finished Belgian chocolates and truffles. There are four each of milk, dark and white chocolate – including Fleur de Sel caramel, raspberry yoghurt and white mocha. With a little taste card inside the box, it really is all…

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