How To Make The Library More Bearable

It’s that time of year again. Our coursework deadlines are fast approaching, and exam revision is beginning to take over our lives and leave us drowned in work, stress and tears. How can we possibly make spending time in the library that slightly bit more bearable and motivating? Library days can be long, draining and mentally straining – especially with our alcohol-infused student brains, complimented with the sun that is beginning to come out. What are the best ways to help us keep our heads down whilst dealing with the fact that we could be spending our time at the pub…

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Maoam Madness

Here at Student Wire we were lucky enough to receive some of Maoam’s exciting new mash up – ‘Rhuberry pinballs’. Now, if you’re not feeling up to working that out, it’s those delicious sour sweets that Maoam make so perfectly, but now including Rhubarb and Strawberry flavour all in one pinball – sounds pretty good right? Not only did we receive the sweets but Maoam were also kind enough to send us a game to go with them – think hungry hippo’s but pinball style. Safe to say amongst the sweets and the excitement Maoam managed to distract us all…

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Healthy packed lunches

Many students forget (or are too lazy) to bring packed lunches to University, and often end up eating processed, unhealthy lunches and snacks at the canteen or the local fast-food joint instead. Students often blame busy mornings for their lack of packed lunches, but with my three P´s (preparation, planning and portions) you will not only save money and cut down on calories, but also keep your blood sugar levels stable throughout long lectures and evenings at the library, which will help your concentration and focus these last few weeks before the summer.   1. Preparation In case you hit…

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5 Brain Foods: Perfect for Exam Revision

Towards exam season, my Mum insists on making me take Omega 3 (fish oil) tablets, as apparently they work as “brain fuel” and help you retain knowledge. Now, these tablets taste absolutely disgusting, so I’ve been on a mission to find some better tasting, more enjoyable brain foods, which I can snack on during one of many cramming sessions.   1. Blueberries Blueberries are thought to prevent or delay short-term memory loss, meaning you’re likely to remember the important details in that crucial exam. Blueberries taste delicious and are available in all supermarkets, so there are no excuses. British Blueberries are usually…

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