How to utilise your Easter Holidays effectively.

Everyone is excited for the coming Easter holiday. The Sun is shining and it’s lovely and bright outside. Finally!! Goodbye to winter and the horrible cold weather – it’s about time if you ask me! What’s even better, no scheduled seminars and lectures for another two weeks. It’s a needy break, right? Well not for us students unfortunately because we all know there is still work to do. Easter holidays are often the  most stressful. Deadlines of the upcoming exams, final pieces of coursework and portfolios that need to be handed in are coming around quicker than ever. For this reason, it’s vital to utilise…

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Things to do in Leeds now Freshers is over

So Freshers is over. You’ve visited most of the student haunts, drunk in most of the student pubs and are now in the mood for ‘a bit of something different’. Listed below are a few things we suggest you should check out in semester one; from Light Night to Live Music, from Christmas markets to culture, there is something to entertain everybody. Victoria GateOpening autumn 2016For all your shopping needs, Victoria Gate is an exciting addition to the vibrant shopping scene in Leeds. It will soon house a flagship John Lewis store and already has major high street brands, leisure space,…

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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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