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Why Jane Austen’s appearance on our 10 pound notes is a big deal (even if you’re not a big fan)

While as a Literature student I may be very excited to see my favourite author’s face everyday, there are of course many who find her novels dull, and those who just do not care or know who she is. Either way, I think it is important to note the reasons which make this a great […]

How learning a language could limit terrorism

In the past few months, the news has been full of coverage of the terrorist attacks in Paris, Brussels, Turkey and Iraq. Understandably, our government has become increasingly worried about the possibility of another terrorist attack happening in Britain, and as a University student I was interested to see whether the government was making any […]

Exams and results

When we head to our exams it can seem like our entire lives depend on their results. Parents’ pressure, teachers’ warnings and friends’ worrying can all add up to it becoming an enormous weight on our shoulders, one that is tough to bear. It can indeed be a little frightening to think that everything in […]

How to keep a student house tidy

Hello all! I know that my previous blog post would be incomplete if I didn’t advise you how to keep your wonderful new place clean, which can be surprisingly hard especially if you live with people who are not necessarily passionate about tidying. It’s so important to have a nice, pleasant space around you to […]

Student Living (preferably in a decent house)

So right now, the time has come that many students are panicking about student housing. There are landlords to call, viewing to attend, and when you think everything is finally set up and everyone has agreed, somebody else grabs your house just before you got there! So indeed, student housing can be a bit of […]

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