What the Brexit white paper means for EU-UK youth

The release of the Brexit white paper finally answered some questions that the public – and UK parliament – have been asking. Yet its proposed ‘special relationship’ with the EU come March 2019 has been met with severe opposition up and down the country. The paper significantly fails to map out the future of immigration in the UK – but this is to be revised and remade in a second paper this coming Autumn. Students and young people appear to be favoured above all in the document. The absence of solutions to immigration has been filled instead with propositions to…

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European festivals this summer for British students

Every student will know that having the best summer ever is easier said than done. Usually, the harsh realities that come with being in full time education will bite; like trying to stretch out the last of your student loan to cover your festival craved social life. Or struggling with the big summer-in-Ibiza or summer-spent-working decision. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun, you just have to make sure when you do spend your hard-earned money, then it really counts, and festivals are a great place to start. However, in England, we aren’t blessed with the best weather, and…

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Travel bucket list

Travelling is a huge part of some student’s lives. Whether it be a gap year that you take, or the chance to go abroad with the degree you have chosen. Travelling is increasing in expense but painfully, other countries are becoming prettier. Hike the Machu Picchu trail, PeruBeing one of the new seven wonders of the world, an expedition like this is bound to be on a bucket list.High up on a mountain ridge above the sacred valley, archaeologists believe that Machu Picchu was an estate built for the Inca emperor, Pachacuit. Built in around 1450, the ancient ruins are also…

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Festivals you can’t miss in 2016.

The last two months of 2015 are running out. No doubt, it is high-time to plan your crazy 2016. Today we are talking about three world famous music events and about one unusual event for real “cinemaholics”. Are you ready?SonarSonar – festival of music, technology and creativity. The best option for an awesome summer vacation. In the heart of Catalonia, in the home city of Antonio Gaudi: three days of wonderful sound, sun shining and an amazing atmosphere. Die Antwoord, Massive Attack, Moderate and other famous musicians will be there.Where: Barcelona, SpainWhen: in the middle of June (12-14 of June…

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Holiday Review: Bosnian Delights

The sound of cannon fire rips through the city. The chatter stops, and people sitting in cafés look at each other with worried expressions. Then, from the top of the minarets, Arabic singing fills the streets. It’s Ramadan in Mostar, and the daily fast has come to an end. Buried in the mountains, the medieval city of Mostar is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s hidden gems. Built by the Ottomans in the fifteenth and sixteenth century, Mostar, with growing renown, has become a haven for travellers from across the world. Whilst its old Turkish houses and narrow cobbled streets draw…

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