A student’s guide to a safe road trip

There is no better way of spending the summer break than hitting the road with your friends. Settle on a route that will enable you to take fun and adventurous breaks, a bit of sun and surf, some nature hikes, and a cool party or two. But don’t forget that when it comes to the road trip, safety is always first. You need to make sure that you get everything ready for the big trip, and to stay safe while driving. And this article is here to help you do just that. Let’s start! Lock in the route A lot…

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24 Hours in Lincoln

Summer 2016 is finally upon us. Nearly every student has finished their first, second or third year with the exception of varied university students still sitting their final exams and handing in their final assignments – if this is you – keep pushing and good luck. As for the rest of us, we’ve got to summer and we’re all asking the same question; “What do we do with the next few months?”. A lot of us will be going home over summer, perhaps working or looking for work experience. First Years will be getting ‘Freshers Blues’ – you’ve had a taste…

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5 Tips to stay safe on your gap year

 Packing up your belongings with the prospect of adventure on the horizon for 3 months, 6 months or even a year is one of the most exciting feelings you’ll ever experience. The opportunity to explore new places, sample local cuisines and cultures and enjoy a little sunshine are just some of the reasons so many of us pack up and travel the world each year.Whilst an incredible time, we do sadly hear of the stories where travelling plans have gone so terribly wrong. However, with some forward planning and keeping in mind some safety tips you can stop your holiday…

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Pointers for freshers (a nowhere near comprehensive guide)

A few weeks ago, I lost the title of ‘Fresher’. Second years will no longer have the legal standing to exclaim “down it, Fresher!”, during tedious small talk at the bar, and I’ll have to actually think of a reason as to why I chose English sometime within the next two years. Both of these are mindbogglingly colossal changes to my life as a student, something which I’m not sure I’ll be able to cope with. Despite my predicament, I can now pretend that I too, am a wiser, more knowledgeable student. It will now be acceptable for me to drunkenly…

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The single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

For some, Valentine’s Day is a day of gifts and romance. To others it is an excuse to eat your body weight in chocolate and drown your sorrows. However, Valentine’s Day needn’t to be just for the lucky in love, find out how to make the most of the day with these top tips: Shower yourself with gifts Just because you haven’t found that ‘special someone’ yet doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t receive a box of chocolates or a bunch of roses! Treat yourself, take a trip to your local shop and spend your last drags of student loan on chocolate. With no one…

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