Being A Working Mum At Uni

At the tender age of 16, I had completed my GCSE’s leaving school with 10 A-C grade qualifications, go me! What next though? Well, I’d heard ‘horror’ stories about people spending all those years at University and all that money (albeit Student Loans) to come out the other end and carry on working in their ‘summer job’ at Asda. That wasn’t going to be me, I thought. I had worked from the age of 13, quite pleased with earning a regular income. With no idea what it costs to live in the real world and a defiant decision not to waste…

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A Perfect Pancake Day – The Student Way

Pancake day is finally here, the countdown is over. The one day a year we’ve all been waiting for.. (not that it stops us eating horrifically the rest of the year). An excuse for all us students to eat until our heart and stomach are content. So gather all your house mates, and get ready for the one of the day it is considered acceptable to have a pancake feast.  This year you can get the perfect pancakes in four simple steps… Ingredients: 110 grams of sifted plain flour Pinch of salt 2 eggs 200 ml milk 75 ml water 50g butter Mixing Bowl…

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The perfect headphones all students need!

Needing some good headphones to block out the world, get your head down for your uni work or simply on your travels? Then the in tempo ‘Hubbub’ headphones are the perfect ones for you. Intempo’s Hubbub headphones are of excellent quality and you’re sure to get your favourite music played to a high standard. Us students are obviously on a budget, and I doubt many of us can afford some new beats or anything like that. However, Intempo’s version are just as good and they come in lots of bright and exciting colours which is always fun. They are comfortable to wear with cushioned padding…

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MEMI Makeup – VIP Launch

MEMI FOR ME MYSELF AND I*   Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to the VIP Press Night for the launch of MEMI Make Up. Jack and Millie, both graduated students in Leeds have been working on this line for the past 18 months, and showcased their products to us at The Neighbourhood on November 1st, with bubbly, party food, and even a free goodie bag!   MEMI make up is an animal cruelty free brand, and what better time to release their collection in time for National Vegan Month.  Throughout the evening, we got the opportunity to swatch,…

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World Vegan Month – The Student Way

Veganism is a growing lifestyle choice around the world and there is no better time to celebrate its progress and raise more awareness than World Vegan Month.  World Vegan Month was born out of the founding of the Vegan Society in 1994, and every year since, November the 1st has marked World Vegan Day and has now grown into world Vegan Month. This month aims to highlight how accessible and beneficial the vegan lifestyle can be, and hopes to encourage the curious minds of many future vegans. So what better way to add to this celebration than to write from…

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