Valentine’s Day on a student budget

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and for those of you who are finding yourselves in the position of being both a significant other and a university student who is strapped for cash, V-Day can often leave you in a pickle. To help you out, we’ve decided to share our nuggets of wisdom with you in order to solve possible money problems on Cupid’s favourite day of the year.  Handwritten and handmade  If you’re really, seriously strapped for cash this Valentine’s, a simple way to your other half’s heart could be through something handcrafted. Avoid large, OTT cards from high street…

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Let’s save some money this Christmas

Save Some Money This Christmas

  The holiday season means presents, lighting, decorations, food, drinks and partying. Every year we allow for huge budgets to spend on Christmas and why not? After all, it is the biggest festival of the year. Many people spend a full year clearing the old holiday debt and then getting into a new one. It is a never-ending cycle. With ever-increasing costs of items, the debt value also keeps increasing. As a result, we keep digging ourselves into deeper holes. But how about trimming budgets this year, and enjoying the festivities to their fullest? Spending less does not always mean…

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May is International Mediterranean Diet month!

In case you weren’t already aware, May 1st marks the start of International Mediterranean Diet month (honestly, we didn’t know much about it either…).  But, after some in depth research about this allusive international celebration,  I’ve come to the realization that this slightly obscure month could be a point of interest for uni students, both financially and healthcare-wise. 2018 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid inspired by Oldways, the health and cultural food traditions specialists.  What is the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid? “In a partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health, Oldways created the first Mediterranean Diet…

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Echo Falls Wine

Echo Falls have hit back with more budget friendly, fine tasting and high in quality wine. What more could us students want? Echo falls have released a Merlot Red Wine, and a Chardonnay White. The Merlot is the perfect accompaniment for the current winter weather when all you want to do is curl up by the fire and enjoy life’s comforts… The Chardonnay is an elegant classic that can be enjoyed all year round! Echo Falls Merlot Echo Falls Merlot is perfect for the typical student days, where the thought of work and library and leaving the comfort of your couch seems a bit too…

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The Ultimate Student Speaker – Intempo

Intempo Tailgate LED Bluetooth  Speaker. Intempo have officially kicked it up a notch with this LED speaker. Perfect for both a chilled night in, or our wild student parties!  The speaker has a built-in rechargable battery, meaning you can plug it in whenever, and get it ready before you go. The wireless bluetooth connection enables any smartphone, tablet or mp3 player to connect wherever you are, as long as you’re within a range of 10m – which is pretty impressive?!? With a 10W front speaker and LED lights, it really has the power to make any occasion a party!  The speaker…

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