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A Place Worth Knowing

In Lenton, there is a place lit entirely by gas lamps. Go there in the evening and it’s like stepping straight into a Victorian night. The houses are old and huge, and some of the roads are wide enough to host a slalom. There are trees that I’ve no idea the names of, but are …

5 Places to Study on Campus Outside of the Library

We’re in the second week of the dreaded exam period. By this point, you’ve likely spent countless hours in George Green or Hallward library, having to get there super early to guarantee a space amongst the masses of students which descend upon UoN libraries during this busy time. Often revising in the same space day …

21 lessons I’ve Learnt about Life, Love and… Mooses.

Tomorrow is my 21st Birthday. Which feels very, very strange. Partly because the responsibilities are now stacking up and the whole ‘being independent’ thing is no longer exciting and instead something I am ‘expected’ to do. Who knew?! So, in procrastination over doing said responsibilities, I thought I would share 21 things I have learnt …

My favourite apps to help you survive student life

My last blog post focused on starting afresh this decade and part of that delved into turning social media into something unimaginably positive and up-lifting. That got me thinking about the various ways technology helps us as university students. And as always, I wanted to share those reflections with you; after all, we all need …

New Semester, New You?

I love new beginnings. Mondays. First days of the month. New Years Day. Anything heralding a breath of fresh air is so comforting to me. I always feel ready to take on a fresh start; each one just seems like an opportunity for improvement and change, especially when that new beginning is the new uni …

10 Societies for Creatives

A new term is upon us and, along with the start of the new decade, it’s a great opportunity to try something new! Whether you’ve put your creative hobbies aside to focus on your degree or whether you have never considered yourself a creative, studies show that creative hobbies outside of your work considerably boost …

The Comfort Zone Hokey Cokey

You put your whole self in, your whole self out… If there’s one thing you can say about signing yourself up for a five year long university course located in a city you’ve never set foot in before, it’s that it’s probably going to take you a little outside your comfort zone. The Comfort Zone …

How to start afresh this new decade

New Year’s Eve has always been one of my favourite nights of the year. A lot of that probably has to do with the chance to pursue everything that never was. And while I am a firm believer in the fact that you can forge change any day, New Year’s Day provides an ideal and …

Best restaurant deals to welcome the new decade!

What better way to kick off the decade than a wonderfully cheap meal out at any of these popular restaurant options around Nottingham. And with a while to go before a post-Christmas restorative pay-day, these restaurant deals will have you dining like a king! Red’s True Barbecue on Queen Street is offering 50% off throughout …

Tackling your workload over Christmas break

You just know you’re getting close to Christmas break when Nottingham’s Christmas market is back and lecturers are letting loose a bit. And what a wonderful time of year it is! The food markets are back and busy, the Christmas trees are up and you’ve made it through yet another semester. However, adulthood waits for …