Myth busting – the truth about student life!

…And the journey is over! As my days as an undergraduate are rapidly coming to an end *sob* perhaps this means it’s time for me draw on four years of uni experience and open up about what REALLY happens? K then. I shall proceed. Ahem. Is this thing on?If you’ve never been a student, you probably have a few assumptions about student life. Whether or not they’re serious, or just plainly “I’m guessing it doesn’t happen but it’s fun to ask every single time you come home” assumptions. I’ll now clear a few up. Do us student types bring our…

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5 things you realise you suck at when you move out

When you finally move out of your parents home, most of us are too busy thinking about all the freedom we’ll finally have, rather than the chores we’ll inevitably have to do. Cooking, cleaning, paying rent; of course these are things we know we have to do, but what about the little things we don’t realise are even difficult? Here are five small things that turn out to be a lot harder than you might first think. 1. Ironing is really hard and I don’t know how anyone actually manages to do it. I think I went at least two…

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Pointers for freshers (a nowhere near comprehensive guide)

A few weeks ago, I lost the title of ‘Fresher’. Second years will no longer have the legal standing to exclaim “down it, Fresher!”, during tedious small talk at the bar, and I’ll have to actually think of a reason as to why I chose English sometime within the next two years. Both of these are mindbogglingly colossal changes to my life as a student, something which I’m not sure I’ll be able to cope with. Despite my predicament, I can now pretend that I too, am a wiser, more knowledgeable student. It will now be acceptable for me to drunkenly…

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The Ten Student Commandments

There’s no doubt about it being a student is hard. Deciding when to sleep, what to have for tea and working out how many lectures you can get away with skiving is undoubtedly draining, but worry not ye fellow students for all your problems and questions shall be solved. Here is a list of the ten commandments of being a student, follow these and ye shall succeed…or something. 1) Thou must possess one traffic cone Let’s face it Freshers’ week isn’t about getting prepared for your assignments or unpacking, no matter who you are and what you’re interested in there…

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