Stay Safe at Christmas

Christmas party

While Christmas is a time full of festive cheer, overindulgence on the mince pie front, and perhaps one too many mulled wines all in the name of Christmas spirit, it’s also a time where you can leave yourself particularly vulnerable if you do not have your wits about you. Christmas is a wonderful time, but as the nation celebrates more in December than any other month, it can be a time where you can leave yourself and your home vulnerable while out at a festive soirée. Now we aren’t suggesting that you need to be curled up by a roaring…

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Access to justice in student appeals: lawyers be gone?

Students should not be dissuaded from exercising their right to seek legal advice for student appeals, says Christopher Coyle.   Against a backdrop of lawyer-bashing, there is a worrying trend by universities of discouraging students from seeking legal advice, particularly in the field of academic appeals. Many universities have enshrined within their Governance Regulations that students cannot have representation by a lawyer for an appeal hearing, although they can have family, friends or other forms of representative as long as they are not legally qualified.   Others have taken a further step by explicitly discouraging students seeking any form of…

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Intempo as a Student

So it’s the beginning of the first semester back and us students are coming back wild as ever! With all of the crazy house parties, pre drinks and ‘quiet nights’ that are coming up, there is definitely something we all need… We’re bringing you back to Intempo.  They sell a wide range of products and play all of your favourite tunes at a high quality standard! With a variety of products, from headphones, a diverse range of speakers and much more, it’s a website and brand that us students cannot miss. Trying to find some motivation to get your assignments finished? Simply sit in your room, block…

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Halloween Costumes 2017 – The Most Stereotypical

Halloween is hands down the best holiday of the year. Don’t fight me on this – you’ll lose. But it’s only fun if you actually go as something original, not just the same old tired witch, cheerleader or cat. So, with that in mind, we compiled a list of all the best, 2017 inspired costumes for you to wear this year.  P.S. there’s not a Harley Quinn in sight. Because that’s so last year.  Pregnant Kylie Jenner https://www.instagram.com/p/BZOpKbtFd0r/?hl=en&taken-by=kyliejenner Black wig? Check. White dress? Check. Pillow? Check. The only three things you need to pull this off. Oh, and some fire make…

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Technology vs. Tradition: Evolution of the Music Industry

The development of technology has long-since been a hot topic of debate within the majority of industries over the last half a century. Many people are of the persuasion that any technological advancement which moves an industry forward should be welcomed as a healthy improvement, whereas others seem to cherish the authenticity of certain industries and will do anything to prevent it being tarnished. The music industry is no exception to this overwhelming trend. As if contemporary music doesn’t give fans enough to debate about, people are now pondering how music should be consumed, how much access we should have…

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