Why you should shop vintage for your new semester wardrobe

It’s an unwritten rule that university is where you should be experimental with your fashion choices. Honestly, it is the only time in your life when you can pair Glasto glitter with oversized patterned shirts, and quite literally get praised for it. Everybody wants to leave an impression in those three years, and fashion is an instant way to add colour to your seminars, double up on the denim for the library, and even fuel those summer blues by interpreting some festival wear to the club. Experimenting in daring fashion is, however, harder than it sounds. This is not necessarily…

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2016, here we are. How did we get here? The scary step of plunging in to your final year of university and the realisation that a passable essay cannot in fact be written in the early hours of the morning it’s due. On top of all this, students are beginning to worry about their future employability and what they’re actually going to do with their lives after the graduation Instagram has been uploaded. If you were in fact one of those people that left your essays to the night before, or even the day it was due – chances are…

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How to pass a group interview

I’ve just emerged from the brutal heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. At least it feels that way. I’ve been immersed in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s brutally compelling wilderness of ‘The Revenant’ for the last two and a half hours. And yes, ‘Leo’ gives an Oscar worthy performance (yes Leo, I’m good friends with him ok!). It made me think of all the performances he’s given over the years (I’m thinking such epic physical performances as ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’, to that scene in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’) but this is surely the least amount of lines he’s ever had…

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Tips for getting a job # 1

For those of you that have recently graduated from college or university or are looking to find a work placement, you will already be aware that the demand for jobs is extremely high.  However, there are always ways you can improve your chances of getting hired – with just a little bit of hard work, thinking outside the box and of course, a few handy tips from us. Over the next few weeks we will bring you three of our top tips to help you gain employment, so let’s start with tip number one and help you on your way…

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