5 Drinking Games Every Fresher Should Know

Just in case you need another reason to drink, these drinking games will be a great chance to get to know your fellow housemates. We all know that to bond with someone in your drunken state is to bond with someone on a spiritual level so grab your drinking buddies and try your hand at a few of these games.1. Attached at the HipSo I first discovered this game on BuzzFeed and have since played it multiple times! You write various body parts on slips of paper (fingers, bums, hips, elbows) and put them in a pile. You then split…

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A festival survival guide

Sunny skies, cider in hand, and your favourite band playing on the main stage, a festival is one of those things you simply have to do at least once in your life. Embracing the mud isn’t always easy to do at first, but with everyone in the same boat the race to survive festival life is on.From getting your head around festival safety, camping advice, beauty tips and keeping everyone updated back home we’ve rounded up a few tips to keep your festival experience a memorable one.Camping TipsIf you’ve ever been to a festival before you’ll know that in order…

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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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The 5 People You Meet in a Youth Hostel

Whoever invented the concept of a Youth Hostel is a genius. Why stay in a standard boring hotel chain when you can stay in a quirky little hostel instead? Even if I could afford to stay at the Hilton, I’d go with a hostel any day!At the end of a long day exploring a new city, all you really need is a bed to crash into. You save a ton of money in this no-frills establishment, stay in a place with a personality of its own, and also get to meet loads of interesting people. You might befriend some, have fond…

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There is more to life than studying

You have come home for Christmas to celebrate with your friends and family and to sleep in a bed that’s not riddled with aggressive springs. You should be singing and dancing in the streets with your loved ones, but the constant reminder of upcoming deadlines and exams keeps deterring you. You make a point of turning down plans so that you have time for studying. As you sit staring at the blinking text cursor, the only thing on your Word document, you panic about how much you have to do in such a short space of time. Stress and unproductivity…

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