Halloween themed cocktails

Okay, so we know it’s still two weeks until Halloween… But you can never be too prepared for a festivity that’s a nationwide student favourite. Halloween is a great excuse to socialise on a budget at uni. Unlike birthdays or Christmas, you don’t have to splash out on presents for anyone, or worry about sending a greetings card in time. Halloween is simply a time to get into the spooky spirit and enjoy autumn. So whether you’re attending a creepy club event, hosting a house party, or enjoying a ghoulishly good horror film marathon with mates, these cocktail recipes can…

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Summer drinks inspiration

In keeping with our most recent summer theme here at Student Wire, we’ve decided to share our favourite summer drinks with you. So in true British spirit, it’s time to gather your friends, light up the barbecue and crack open these fresh new drinks!  Gin Lane 751 Victoria Pink Gin Pink gin is all the rage at the minute, and we can totally understand why. Not only does it look seriously good both in real life and on your Instagram posts (yes, we know how you have to get a snap of all your drinks before your friends start sipping),…

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Top 5 beer gardens – Leeds edition!

It’s mid-May. Exam season is nearly over, assessments have been handed in and the sun is shining…so what’s the best way to chill out with your mates? That’s right, head out to your favourite beer gardens! Here’s our top five spots to enjoy a drink and catch some rays (Leeds style!).  Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen Belgrave has a rooftop terrace that’s open all year round, and is filled with stylish and chilled seating areas for you and your mates. The venue boasts two bars, two kitchens, free WiFi and a 300 capacity event space too. Enjoy a beer or…

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Bottoms Up – a fun gift you can all enjoy!

So you’re half way through dissertation hell and you lost the will to live long ago. All you want to do is run away, hide and drink a bottle of wine (or vodka).The dissertation filled days feel like years and you find yourself waking up in the night thinking of theorists. You’re not afraid to admit that crying in the middle of the library is the norm.It’s important to remember, that yes, getting work done is essential but so is having alcohol fueled fun – your student days are numbered after all.Now that you’re committed to getting drunk (the suggestion…

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Food review: Turtle Bay

You may have spotted the UK’s latest high street restaurant that seems to be popping up in every city – Turtle Bay. After a recent visit, Student Wire can vouch that Turtle Bay is probably unlike anything you’ve ever tasted before. Even the decor of the Leeds branch is enough to draw you in. Situated on Headrow in The Light (it’s actually on Albion Street), the cool caribbean vibes and furnishings will transport you from Leeds to Barbados, quicker than your Jerk chicken can appear on the table.  As we were invited as part of a ‘special blogger preview evening’, we had…

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