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What To Do In Nottingham This Christmas

My favourite time of year has rolled ‘round once more, and oh so quick! It’s that magical time of year again; filled with gingerbread lattes, pumpkin spice and hearty cheer, the final month of the year brings with it this contagious feeling of joy and excitement that envelopes us despite the gloomy skies and harsh …

Bonfire Night – Things You Might Not Have Known About November 5th

Now that we’ve rolled into November (I know, I can’t believe it either!) and bonfire night is almost upon us, I thought I’d dedicate this post to Guy Fawkes Night and share a little about its history and traditions and how they’ve stayed with us throughout the centuries. So if you fancy learning a little …

How to Get Involved in Societies (And Stay Involved!)

So fresher’s week has come and gone and with it society meet & greets have all but ceased, with a mere handful continuing on into the following week. As such, you may feel like it’s much to late to get involved or approach societies and really intergrate now that such welcome events are over. But …

Being An Introvert at University

So we’re halfway through September now and university is practically on our doorstep! For those of you that are just starting university and will be moving away from home for the first time it can be daunting – whether you’re introverted or not. But for those of you that are introverted and perhaps a little …

How to Prepare for University

So it’s coming to the end of July and that long, lazy summer that seemed to stretch out before you after you completed your exams an eternity ago is half over and university is already on the horizon. It’s an exciting time and whilst you ought to enjoy your summer after having worked so hard …

Things To Do In Nottingham That Don’t Involve Drinking

A beautiful little city – more so with this uncharacteristic bit of sun that we’ve been having – Nottingham offers its students so much more than just pub crawls or the “ultimate” night out (shout-out Lemonade Mondays, CRISIS Wednesdays & Ocean Fridays!). Now don’t get me wrong, I love a good night out on the …

How To Spend These Long Summer Months

So summer is officially underway for us students, and before I give you some tips and tricks on how you should spend your time, I must apologise for my absence since my exchange ended in May (globetrotting  doesn’t always allow for a great internet connection). But now I’m back – and for good! – I …

My Year Abroad – An Experience

So the academic year has officially come to a close for me on this side of the globe, and with it, I close the chapter of my wonderful year abroad – and all so soon; time has just flown by! I’ve had such an amazing, amazing experience, and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone and …

Just Another Exam Blog: Ease The Stress

So the month of May is almost upon us and that means those exams that once seemed so far upon the horizon, are practically within reaching distance, and I for one am a bundle of nerves – as expected. Now whilst this may seem like just another exam blog, I’m not going to sit here …

Procrastination: Is It Really THAT Bad

So we’re well into April now, and the Easter holidays are already half over for every UoN student out there (I’m still in classes over here, but I’ll shed a tear for you anyway), which means exams are drawing ever nearer. And whilst you may have indulged and given yourself a bit of a break …