A festival survival guide

Sunny skies, cider in hand, and your favourite band playing on the main stage, a festival is one of those things you simply have to do at least once in your life. Embracing the mud isn’t always easy to do at first, but with everyone in the same boat the race to survive festival life is on.From getting your head around festival safety, camping advice, beauty tips and keeping everyone updated back home we’ve rounded up a few tips to keep your festival experience a memorable one.Camping TipsIf you’ve ever been to a festival before you’ll know that in order…

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The 5 Fresher’s Week must-haves

1 – An array of alcoholic beverages Well this is a given, but forget the basic vodka and lemonade combo…bring something better to pre-drinks. If you can whack out a bottle of absinthe or a cheeky bottle of tequila it’s bound to steal the show. Also, don’t forget your staple ciders and beers…they’ll be a godsend during Ring of Fire, will keep you still standing after Never Have I Ever and is an essential for Beer Pong.   2 – Speakers, Docking Stations & a decent playlist Nothing screams ‘tumbleweed’ more than a flat party with no music, or even…

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The key to surviving Summer

It’s summer, finally you can chill out. Exams are over, no more stressing, cramming or panicking about upcoming deadlines.  At last, you can relax. Moving home for three or so months means home cooked meals, less chores, free food and your own bed.  Long lie ins, lots of free time and no worries… doesn’t it sound like bliss? Yes, for about a week until boredom hits. And once it hits, that’s it. Twiddling you thumbs and finding things to do will start to become painful which is why it’s better to make plans. It’s probably the most obvious thing, but…

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