Top 5 Procrastination Apps

Student life is not all work hard, we must play hard too. What better way to procrastinate than humorous apps? These top 5 procrastination apps will generate hours of fun with housemates, and even home friends and family too. All apps featured here have free versions; we are students after-all.   1. Snapchat Nobody wants nasty selfies circulating Facebook. This genius real-time picture chatting app allows us to be humorous in this way without the fallout of future employers coming across embarrassing pictures on Google. The idea is to snap a moment, either photo or video, send to a friend,…

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Celebrities and their surprising, unrelated degrees.

We all have moments where we wonder if our degrees will actually relate to anything we do in later life, it is only natural. As a PR student on work experience, I once met someone who had studied Chemistry at University and now works in a London consumer agency. We are not the only ones. It appears that many famous faces and celebrities have obscure and unrelated degrees that seem irrelevant in relation to their fame. Here are just some of the best: Dara O’Briain:  Brilliant Irish comedian and host of ‘Mock the Week’. Dara studied Maths and Theoretical Physics, showing…

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Technology That Will Make Life Easier

1. Google maps app The majority of us move to a completely different part of the country when we go to University. You most likely won’t even know where your nearest supermarket is or how long it will take for you to walk to University, but Google Maps does. Download the Google Maps app to your phone to ensure you don’t get lost whilst on the move. The first lectures of the year can be very nerve racking, even more so when you have no idea where to go! 2. Lecture slides online We all know how easy it is to…

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Clubbing.. Why bother?

I will be the first to admit that I HATE clubbing. Don’t get me wrong, going out for a drink with friends is great, and I do occasionally enjoy dancing like a total idiot. However, there are other great ways to meet up with friends without having to hit the clubbing scene week after week! So if you don’t want to go out clubbing, then what other options do you have? Believe me; there are tonnes which are just as cheap and just as, if not more, fun. Find yourself an up-and-coming new band; find out where their gigs are….

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How to have your cupcake (and eat it too!)

Many people assume that if you want to eat healthy and nutritious food, you have to eliminate all your favourite treats from your diet. But the truth is, with a little imagination and creativity in the kitchen there is no need to swap your lasagne and pizza for a boring old salad – there is even room for dessert. So here are some of my favourite every-day healthy recipes: pizza, lasagne and delicious chocolate cupcakes. Enjoy! Pizza Crust: 100g oats 100g spelt flour 2 tbsp olive oil 10-20 ml water 0.5 packets of dried yeast 1tsp salt Filling: 500g extra lean…

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