Things to do in Leeds now Freshers is over

So Freshers is over. You’ve visited most of the student haunts, drunk in most of the student pubs and are now in the mood for ‘a bit of something different’. Listed below are a few things we suggest you should check out in semester one; from Light Night to Live Music, from Christmas markets to culture, there is something to entertain everybody. Victoria GateOpening autumn 2016For all your shopping needs, Victoria Gate is an exciting addition to the vibrant shopping scene in Leeds. It will soon house a flagship John Lewis store and already has major high street brands, leisure space,…

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A Saturday night that’s easy as pie and cheap as chips

It’s that time of the year – your student loan is running low while presentation deadlines and exam revision looms. So going on several nights out a week is increasingly seeming like a bad idea.But fear not!Having a few drinks and enjoying your favourite Five Guys-style burger or those heavenly cheesy chips can still be done all from your own home; without leaving your purse empty and without sending your ‘MyFitnessPal’ food diary into meltdown (well not completely).Here are a few tips for having a savings savvy Saturday night in.Possibilities for the feast are endlessWhether you’re a preacher of popular burger…

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Where to Look For a Graduate Job

With the majority of students in the grips of their dissertation in the run up to the finish line, you can sometimes forget the reason you actually went in the first place. To get a job of course. But whilst, you may be dreaming of freedom once you’re final uni assignments have been handed over, it’s soon time to begin the job hunt. In fact, sooner than you think.After slaving away for 3 years, the fear of whether all that hard work has paid off can be a worrying one, but did you know that often your degree subject or…

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iPad Mini vs Pen and Paper / Note Taking

Pen & Paper has forever been the norm of note taking throughout the ages. For a long time, pen to paper was the sure fire way of taking a note down, of writing something or just general being able to make a mark on some form of paper. As the years progress and technology is slowly taking over every aspect of our lives in some way or another, I share with you, the students, the iPad Mini for note taking whilst in lectures – or wherever else you may be. When I first started my course back in September 2014 I entered…

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Student Cook Books : Review

When leaving my place of work for university they handed me two student cook books as a leaving gift, on top of that, a family member gave me another student cook book to take with me. With three student cook books I was confident I could be a good cook whilst a university. Thanks to these books, I was. Here’s my review of the three that I found useful. Cooking for Beginners / Written by Emma Crowhurst Rating out of ten? Seven This is one isn’t as such a ‘student’ cook book but it’s cooking for beginnings so I believe…

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