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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Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part Two)

And we’re back! Here is the follow up to Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part One), this is now part two and the final part to the Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice. If you haven’t already read part one you can read it here. If you already have read it then let’s recap quickly. In the first part I provided eight answers to eight questions which I’d asked a handful of students from Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln spread out across the years. It’s time to continue. Onto question nine. 9. So what is it that makes you wish you could…

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Freshers 2015 – Helpful Advice (Part One)

September 2015 see’s the start of first year for a lot of students attending university. Now before these articles focus on your course and general advice throughout first year, this article is all about the very important week that is Freshers. It’s hardly a mystery or a secret to anyone, it’s an important week in the university calender and if you’re fooled by the usual misconception that it’s a week of drinking, sleeping around and suffering hangovers then you won’t understand why it’s such an important week. This article will outline in detail just why Freshers week is so important…

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The ultimate launch party? This could get interesting.

Think you’ve got what it takes to come up with the ultimate party? Make all the decisions? Have all the power? Well now you can give it a shot. Student favorite, the Box Bar in Headingley, Leeds, is running a great promotion to celebrate its re-launch (it’s closing on 6th July and being refurbished and extended before re-opening on 23rd July) where YOU get to decide every element of the party. It works like this: you just need to head to the Box’s Facebook page, and tell them what factors you’d like incorporated into the launch party. From drinks to…

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Auxiliary Leeds is helping student and upcoming DJ’s break onto the scene!

The city of Leeds has always been known for its vast amount of house music events, with big names playing every night of the week to crowds from all three universities and beyond. Its quickly established itself as a hub for fans of the genre, and also attracts up and coming DJ’s from across the UK to study and also to find their big break. In such a heavily saturated industry, it can be hard for young DJ’s to find their voice amongst the masses, let alone have a chance to play to the public. Auxiliary Leeds wants to change…

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