Surviving Fresher’s Week: Handy Tips For New Students

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Entering University can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience for anyone. Ultimately, you are about to embark on a brand new adventure that will bring with it a bag load of independence that you may not be used to. And like many things in life, the hardest part of entering Uni is getting started. Getting … Read More “Surviving Fresher’s Week: Handy Tips For New Students”

UCAS Application: The Key Facts and Dates

One of the many challenges you face as a student is the unenviable task of submitting your university application to UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). The frequent reminders to get it completed, taking the time to carefully assess your options, and perfecting your personal statement – it can certainly raise the stress levels. After … Read More “UCAS Application: The Key Facts and Dates”

Looking Forward to Birmingham 2022 – The Commonwealth Games

Looking forward to Birmingham 2022

Being handed the opportunity to host a major event watched by millions around the globe represents an opportunity for a city to show the world what it is made of. That is exactly what Birmingham can do when it hosts the Commonwealth Games in 2022. People are going to see the very best that this … Read More “Looking Forward to Birmingham 2022 – The Commonwealth Games”

Special Halloween Screamings – Aberdeen Drive-in Cinema

Aberdeen is revving up for a spook-tacular Halloween! The annual celebration is stepping up a gear this year, in the form of two consecutive nights of drive-in cinema fun at Castle Fraser. I put a spell on you The first instalment arrives this Friday (October 27th), with the “double, double, toil and trouble” of Hocus … Read More “Special Halloween Screamings – Aberdeen Drive-in Cinema”

Cheap And Easy Halloween Costumes

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Ah, Halloween. The perfect excuse to dress to impress. Or dress to absolutely disgust your party guests! It really is the only time of year when you can be admired and frowned upon in equal measure for donning some ghastly, spine-chilling outfit. Nothing brings out a person’s competitive streak quite like a fancy dress occasion, … Read More “Cheap And Easy Halloween Costumes”

Easy Halloween Party Food Recipes

Halloween Party food

Halloween is surely one of the most enjoyable occasions to cater for. At no other time of year could you realistically get away with serving your guests a variety of dishes that resemble ghosts, zombies and any other variation of disgusting creature. It is the perfect excuse to embrace your inner monster. No creation is … Read More “Easy Halloween Party Food Recipes”

Travel Advice For Internationals studying in Preston

Coming to a new university is always daunting, but travelling across the world to live in a foreign country can be terrifying. International Pickup Service From Manchester Airport To Preston If you’re flying in to Manchester Airport, there are a number of ways you can get from Manchester to your student accommodation in Preston efficiently … Read More “Travel Advice For Internationals studying in Preston”

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went to Uni

You’ve slogged your way through secondary school and managed to achieve the necessary grades for your chosen university. Now you’re holding your acceptance letter! Congratulations! You can already picture yourself walking through those wide hallowed halls of knowledge, socialising with your new friends, and finally, wearing that coveted cap and gown ready to walk up the stairs… But wait a minute, … Read More “Five Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went to Uni”

10 Things to Look Forward to if You’re Going to Uni in Glasgow this September

So, you’ve decided on where you’re going to spend the next three years (or more) at university, and maybe you’ve started on the many preparations necessary to take this historic step in your life! Well, you’ve already made some very good decisions if you’ve chosen to study in Glasgow, you have a lot of great … Read More “10 Things to Look Forward to if You’re Going to Uni in Glasgow this September”